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Cultivating Creators: Copyright in the Informat...

Cultivating Creators: Copyright in the Informat... | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
This webcast will focus on how librarians can integrate copyright into the classroom with undergraduate and graduate students to raise awareness of not only ethically using others’ work, but also how to consider their rights and responsibilities as...
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100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access

100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Universities house an enormous amount of information and their libraries are often the center of it all. You don't have to be affiliated with any university to take advantage of some of what they h...

 

"From digital archives, to religious studies, to national libraries, these university libraries from around the world have plenty of information for you. There are many resources for designers as well. Although this is mainly a blog that caters to designers and artists I have decided to include many other libraries for all to enjoy.

 

- Digital libraries

- International Digital libraries

- Books & texts

- Medical libraries

- Legal libraries

- National Libraries of Europe

- World Religion libraries

- Specialized Collections

- Academic Research

- American Universities

- International Universities

 


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Helen Lynch's curator insight, September 22, 2013 4:50 AM

Very useful list...

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New Metrics Providers Help Keep Libraries in the Research-Tracking Game - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

New Metrics Providers Help Keep Libraries in the Research-Tracking Game
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He is one of the founders of Plum Analytics, a service that tracks different measures of research impact, including altmetrics.

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Academic Library Directors Shares Her Wish List for Ebooks and Libraries | LJ INFOdocket

Academic Library Directors Shares Her Wish List for Ebooks and Libraries | LJ INFOdocket | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Academic #Library Directors Shares Her Wish List for #Ebooks and #Libraries http://t.co/BL6rZgoZGS
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Why We Weed: Book Deselection in Academic Libraries

Why We Weed: Book Deselection in Academic Libraries | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Weeding - withdrawing books from the library's collection - is one those dreaded librarian tasks. It usually sits on the back burner - other projects are often more pressing, or it's simply being a...
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A day in the life of a librarian - The Daily Cougar

A day in the life of a librarian - The Daily Cougar | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it

A day in the life of a librarian The Daily Cougar “I think you'll hear people say, 'With the Web, why do we need libraries or why do we need librarians,' and I actually think you need us more. Kerry Creelman, the Coordinator of Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach, is one of a team of 17 people working in liaison services, the front line of student outreach and education. Creelman is dedicated to finding ways to better serve students and improve grades and, in turn, student success


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, September 27, 2013 3:19 AM
Who do we still need librarians?
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Marcus' World: The purpose and future of academic research libraries

Marcus' World: The purpose and future of academic research libraries | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
On Friday afternoon I attended a seminar presentation by Tom Leonard, University Librarian at the University of California Berkeley. Leonard has a doctorate in history and has been on the faculty of Cal's journalism school since 1976.
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Libraries in the sand reveal Africa's academic past

Libraries in the sand reveal Africa's academic past | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
TIMBUKTU, Mali (Reuters) - Researchers in Timbuktu are fighting to preserve tens of thousands of ancient texts which they say prove Africa had a written history at least as old as the European Renaissance.Private (and colonists spread - Africa's a...
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