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At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption @insidehighered

At OER conference, speakers push for academic libraries to promote adoption @insidehighered | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it

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South Carolina Historical Society's collection moving to College of Charleston - Charleston Post Courier

South Carolina Historical Society's collection moving to College of Charleston - Charleston Post Courier | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
When the Fireproof Building opened in 1827, its construction was considered state of the art - a perfect place to store important government records.
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Which of These 10 New England College Libraries Would You Like to Curl Up In?

Which of These 10 New England College Libraries Would You Like to Curl Up In? | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
         


When winter comes to New England many of the region’s college students take refuge in the best possible place: their school’s library.


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4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future - Co.Exist

4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future - Co.Exist | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Has technology rendered the library obsolete? It doesn't seem so. Instead, centers for higher learning are finding ways to reinvigorate them.
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Preserving Undergraduate Scholarship at Brown | Center for Digital ...

Preserving Undergraduate Scholarship at Brown | Center for Digital ... | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
By Andrew Creamer, Scientific Data Management Specialist, Brown University Library. Brown has a strong history of investing in undergraduate student research that continues into the present. In May, the Brown Daily Herald ...
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Libraries help Texas A&M win first SEC Academic Collaboration Award - Texas A&M University

Libraries help Texas A&M win first SEC Academic Collaboration Award
Texas A&M University
... Libraries continue to provide scholarly leadership.
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Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology ...

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The University of Georgia Libraries seeks a forward-thinking, results-oriented leader for the position of Deputy University Librarian and Director of Library Technology to help refine and implement the information technology ...
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Nixon tapes newly 'released,' but been available at UGA for years - Online Athens

Nixon tapes newly 'released,' but been available at UGA for years Online Athens But those tapes, all 33 hours of them, have been available to the public at the University of Georgia libraries for nearly 15 years; the segments being released this...
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Book Production Coordinator, SU Press, Stanford University Libraries

Description: Reports: Book Production Coordinator Direct Reports: 0. Level: 1A3 Purpose: Responsible for coordinating the manufacture and delivery of SUP's printed books to the warehouse and various stakeholders.
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Head Librarian, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus job - The Pennsylvania State University Libraries - Wilkes-Barre, PA

Head Librarian, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus job - The Pennsylvania State University Libraries - Wilkes-Barre, PA | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
July 11, 2014 - Head Librarian, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Campus - The Pennsylvania State University Libraries invite applicants for the position of Head of the Nesbitt Library at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.
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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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The numbers they didn't want you to see: academic publishers basically charge whatever they feel like » MobyLives

The numbers they didn't want you to see: academic publishers basically charge whatever they feel like » MobyLives | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
It’s been understood for quite a while now that the prices big academic publishers charge universities and libraries for access to academic journals bear little to no relationship to the costs that the publishers actually incur. But a report just…

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Bernard Rentier's curator insight, July 12, 12:14 AM

Price discrepancies indicate clearly how outrageous profits are generated from undisclosed deals with different universities. They may vary from simple to double based on confidential agreements.

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USC Libraries Announce the Purchase and Preservation of Unpublished Lewis ... - Imperial Valley News

USC Libraries Announce the Purchase and Preservation of Unpublished Lewis ... - Imperial Valley News | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
USC Libraries Announce the Purchase and Preservation of Unpublished Lewis ...
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Libraries complete the picture of locals who served in WWI and aid research by descendants

Libraries complete the picture of locals who served in WWI and aid research by descendants | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
SOON after Great Britain declared war on Germany and Australia automatically became part of that war, Manly Council made it known it wanted photographs of every man from the area who enlisted.
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Which of These 10 New England College Libraries Would You Like to Curl Up In?

Which of These 10 New England College Libraries Would You Like to Curl Up In? | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
         


When winter comes to New England many of the region’s college students take refuge in the best possible place: their school’s library.


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Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries

Chris Bourg named director of MIT Libraries | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Longtime libraries administrator at Stanford tapped to lead MIT’s libraries and the MIT Press.

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Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

Vatican Library digitizes ancient manuscripts, makes them available for free | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it

1024One of the oldest libraries on the planet is digitizing its archive of ancient manuscripts -- and they're all available to view free of charge. 


Via Valerie Hawkins, Library, American Library Association
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Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Publishing - Kansas ...

Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Publishing. Manhattan, KS. Kansas State University Libraries invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Center for Digital Scholarship and Publishing.
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UC Berkeley University Librarian Tom Leonard Announces ...

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The UC Berkeley Newscenter has posted a Q&A interview with University Librarian Tom Leonard. The interview also includes news that Leonard will be retiring next June after leading the UC Berkeley Library for 15 years.
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Research Libraries Not Just for Research Anymore - Iowa Public Radio

Research Libraries Not Just for Research Anymore - Iowa Public Radio | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Research Libraries Not Just for Research Anymore
Iowa Public Radio
But Iowa State University isn't the only campus that has seen shifts in how students and faculty use the library.
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Agreement helps library publishers participate in CrossRef - Research Information (press release)

Agreement helps library publishers participate in CrossRef - Research Information (press release) | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
Agreement helps library publishers participate in CrossRef Research Information (press release) Rebecca Kennison, director, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship at Columbia University Libraries/Information Services, a participant in EZID,...
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11 University and Library Groups Release Net-Neutrality Principles – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

11 University and Library Groups Release Net-Neutrality Principles – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @sos_jr: Don’t mess w/ #NetNeutrality @FCC! 11universities/libraries release principles http://t.co/d0U8EpjnIK via @Chronicle http://t.c
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Undergraduates’ Use of Social Media as Information Sources | College & Research Libraries

Undergraduates’ Use of Social Media as Information Sources | College & Research Libraries | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it

July 2014 College & Research Libraries vol. 75 no. 4 442-457


Via Valerie Hawkins, Library, American Library Association
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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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How does one archive the ephemeral? Ann Hamilton Archives

How does one archive the ephemeral? Ann Hamilton Archives | Academic and Research Libraries | Scoop.it

More than 1,000 downloadable high-resolution images available for teaching and research at vrl.osu.edu follow the course of her career as a graduate student at the Yale School of Art to her large-scale public displays around the world.


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