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Routledge is pleased to offer the Library & Information Science community free access to a collection of articles highlighting MOOCs and librarianship. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free, online classes designed to provide university-level education to a large number of students. As MOOCs become a mainstream part of higher education, libraries will play an important role in the advancement of these innovative learning opportunities.
The Academic Database Assessment Tool (ADAT) was designed to help libraries make informed decisions about investments in major bibliographic and full-text databases. It allows users to compare database title holdings, as well as key features of database and eBook content platforms.
A class from Ohio University's social media certificate program called Content Curation skyped with the CEO & Co-Founder of Scoop.it, a social curation site. Students live-tweeted to capture the advice and inspiration from Scoop.it CEO & Co-Founder, uillaume Decugis.
This three-part webcast series, developed in partnership with Electronic Resources and Libraries (ER&L) explores the answers to the following questions: Are we using that data to inform decisions? Are we using the best data available to us? Are we using the right tools to answer our questions? Can we improve services, access, and collection development asking the right questions of this data? And, how can we work with our scholarly communities to support their interest in data about their individual and organizational scholarly output?
Press Release:Ex Libris releases Version 9 of Voyager . Ex Libris announced the release of version 9 of the Voyager integrated library system. Deployed by over 1300 institutions around the world, Voyager now provides faster, more efficient processes for librarians that will enable them to dedicate more of their time to user needs.
The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce the public launch of DSpaceDirect <http://dspacedirect.org>-the only hosted repository solution for low-cost discovery, access, archiving, and preservation. DSpaceDirect is now available with convenient features that include fast start-up, you-pick customization, no-cost upgrades, content preservation options, anytime data access and all-the-time data control-all at a price that puts solutions for long-term access to digital scholarly assets within reach of institutions of any size.
At Texas Tech University (TTU) Libraries, innovations, mobility and personalized services (IMPS) have significantly changed the way we do business. From the era of “library as place” and “librarian behind the desk,” students and faculty have moved to accessing library resources anytime, anywhere through the library's mobile website. Librarians are incorporating IMPS into websites and pedagogy, and using them to reach students and faculty across campus.Creating group study areasBy..
Please fill out the form below for your free download of Library Journal‘s 4th annual survey of Ebook Usage in U.S. Public Libraries, courtesy of Freading. Inside, you’ll find the most up to date statistics on how libraries are adopting ebooks and the driving factors behind purchasing and circulation activity in the public market. Online Form – 2013 …
Oregon State University (OSU) is helping faculty produce their own open access textbooks for courses. The university press, an arm of the OSU libraries, is starting work on a series of open source e-textbooks that officials hope will ease the rising textbook costs that are a consistent cause of student complaints. To make the etextbook program work, the library and press are partnering with OSU’s Ecampus program, which administers distance and online learning programs for the college.
The Guidelines to compare Institutional Repository Software is being published as part of the UNESCO’s Open Access Strategy. It compares the features of the major platforms and is intended to help libraries focus on which features will help facilitate the success of their repository.
Raising awareness of how the library supports teaching and research staff is key to demonstrating library value in developing countries, concludes a new report published today. The findings are the result of a six-month research study with twelve developing country institutions conducted by SAGE exploring perceptions of the value of academic libraries by teaching and research staff in developing countries.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.