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Building a Digital Public Library of America - The Digital Shift

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Infographic: Anatomy of a Librarian

Infographic: Anatomy of a Librarian | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
RT @gordonbelt: An interesting infographic: Anatomy of a Librarian http://t.co/Q3umtNXp...

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Library renovations trump additional research materials - The Daily Campus

Library renovations trump additional research materials - The Daily Campus | academic librarianship | Scoop.it

. . . much of the university’s attention has focused on the Presidential Library.  . . .


SMU’s existing libraries, however, have not received much consideration or funding. For years, SMU’s libraries have been underfunded . . .
Over the past five years, the SMU Faculty Senate Library Subcommittee has released reports documenting a shortage of academic materials . . .
Recently, the Board of Trustees approved a $4.8 million bond package as part of a planned $18 million package of improvements for the Fondren Library Center Complex, according to Dean Gillian McCombs, director of the Central University Libraries.  . . . 
However, McCombs . . .  said the money would be used to renovate SMU libraries, not to replenish research materials.
Many SMU faculty members wonder when the university will demonstrate its commitment to fund the “academic achievement”  . . . . 

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Survival of the Fitting: 10 important trends to survive Digital Darwinism - Brian Solis

Survival of the Fitting: 10 important trends to survive Digital Darwinism - Brian Solis | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
Survival of the Fitting: 10 important trends to survive Digital Darwinism http://t.co/c7XgrHjc Libraries - this applies to us too!
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The Future of Academic Libraries, An Interview with Steven J. Bell

The Future of Academic Libraries, An Interview with Steven J. Bell | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
21:11, engl. [via Reference Notes - mit interessanter Besprechung und Tabelle!
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In digital age, libraries seek to adapt

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As the University continues to embrace the digital age, libraries have undergone a dramatic transformation in order to keep up with students’ needs and preference “The landscape has changed,” said Edwin Quist, associate University librarian for...
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Assessing Campus Libraries - Inside Higher Ed

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Assessing Campus LibrariesInside Higher EdStudents are satisfied overall with the role academic libraries play in their lives, but more than a third of them do not see the libraries as crucial to their academic success, according to a new survey.
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Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research

Libraries vs the digital divide | Reading, Writing, Research | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
Some people have computers and fast Web access at home. Some don't. Why does that matter and how are libraries working against this digital divide?
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Usability and Analytics in Libraries, Archives, and Museums « The Signal: Digital Preservation

Usability and Analytics in Libraries, Archives, and Museums « The Signal: Digital Preservation | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
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Clarifying research jargon #267: Primary, secondary, tertiary, what?! | Duke University Libraries Instruction & Outreach

Clarifying research jargon #267: Primary, secondary, tertiary, what?! | Duke University Libraries Instruction & Outreach | academic librarianship | Scoop.it

In a nutshell, Bizup proposes that it is the context of a source that should matter most to a writer and that describing sources as “primary,” “secondary” or “tertiary” is virtually meaningless, considering how widely the meaning of these terms varies depending on the associated discipline.

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20 Great Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest - Online Colleges | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques

20 Great Ways Libraries Are Using Pinterest  - Online Colleges | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | academic librarianship | Scoop.it
Pinterest offers another great way to keep up with creative and cutting-edge ways libraries are engaging with their communities.
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Digital Libraries | American Library Association

ALA Digital Libraries.url: http://t.co/ewGfZdXA...
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The Future of Academic Libraries, An Interview with Steven J. Bell

Paul Zenke and Steven J. Bell discuss the future of academic libraries, futures research, and change leadership.
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