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23mobilethings - exploring the potential of mobile tools for delivering library services

23mobilethings - exploring the potential of mobile tools for delivering library services | Special Libraries | Scoop.it

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Take a Look at New York City's Best Boutique Libraries - New York Observer

Take a Look at New York City's Best Boutique Libraries - New York Observer | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
In honor of National Library Week, which runs all week from April 12-18, we have compiled a list of the top 15 alternative libraries of New York City.
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Wonder: A Search Engine Fueled by Research Experts – Save Time, Learn Anything — Emerging Education Technologies

Wonder: A Search Engine Fueled by Research Experts – Save Time, Learn Anything — Emerging Education Technologies | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Wonder … a Search Engine Unlike Any Other! Wonder is a very different type of search engine.

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Managing Multiplicity | Library Systems Landscape 2015

Managing Multiplicity | Library Systems Landscape 2015 | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Selecting a library management system is never an easy decision. Vendors of integrated library systems (ILS) offer solutions tailored to public, academic, school, and special libraries, but even when organized by type, libraries are hardly one-size-fits-all organizations. Choosing a new vendor tends to mean a major investment, with a multiyear commitment to a solution that often will require new training, adaptation, and trade-offs among cost, features, and functionality. Still, it’s a tough cho

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Reorganizing and Restructuring the Research Library for Strategy and Value

This is a recording of an OCLC Research Works in Progress webinar in which OCLC Research Library Partnership Vice President Jim Michalko shared observations about how academic libraries are...
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Different libraries around the world: special library

Different libraries around the world: special library | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
To continue our exploration of different types of libraries, we're going to look now at special libraries. Special library is a broad term that in practice gathers up all the libraries that don't f...
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ProQuest and Google collaborate with full text indexing

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2015 – ProQuest will enable the full text of its scholarly journal content to be indexed in Google Scholar, improving research outcomes.
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EBSCO launches Orbit™, an online catalog of EBSCO Discovery Service™ apps

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 19, 2015 — EBSCO Orbit™, an online catalog of apps that enhance the EBSCO discovery experience for library users, is now available from EBSCO Information Services.
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Managing the One Person Library - Cadence Group

Managing the One Person Library - Cadence Group | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Managing the one person library requires multi-tasking and playing many roles. Here are some tips to make the job run as smoothly as possible.
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Simplify the research workflow with ProQuest Flow

Through integrations with ProQuest Information Solutions, Summon Discovery Service, 360 Link and other commonly used tools like Google Docs, MS Word, and Dro...
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10 tips on managing electronic resources in a corporate environment | CILIP

10 tips on managing electronic resources in a corporate environment | CILIP | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
10 tips on managing electronic resources in a corporate environment via @CILIPinfo http://t.co/LXYhN4cYdS via @sharethis
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Confronting the Unexpected: Pink Time & Intrinsic Learning - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Confronting the Unexpected: Pink Time & Intrinsic Learning - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @LibrarianVoices: Ubiquitous Librarian Confronting the Unexpected: Pink Time & Intrinsic Learning http://t.co/eECgVbZDb7 #librarian
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Keeping Statistics/Metrics at your Library • /r/Libraries

Keeping Statistics/Metrics at your Library • /r/Libraries | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
We're a special library looking for a better way to keep up with statistics and metrics to track how our our library is used. We currently just...
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SearchReSearch: Going beyond the paywalls with paid databases

SearchReSearch: Going beyond the paywalls with paid databases | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
An excellent recent Search ReSearch challenge from Google's Dan Russell looking at paywalls and paid databases http://t.co/BzlXBAQVJA
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Mindmapping Our Presearch Notes: Seeing Patterns and Gaps

Mindmapping Our Presearch Notes:  Seeing Patterns and Gaps | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
For the last month or so, I've been working with a section of Honors 9th Language Arts (hopefully, another more comprehensive post coming on this endeavor later in the spring).   After completing a...
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Search Terms: Developing a Research Strategy

Save time and get better search results with a research strategy! Richland College students, contact a librarian at 972-238-6082 or richlandlibrary@dcccd.edu.
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An interview with Larry Cooperman, author of “Managing the One-Person Library”

An interview with Larry Cooperman, author of “Managing the One-Person Library” | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
 Solo librarians must be everything and everyone to serve their clients well, whether they are physically present in their libraries or not.
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Inside Perspective: Disney Animation Research Library - YouTube

As Disney celebrates 75 years of feature animation this year, we also celebrate the individuals who archive the magic at the Disney Animation Research Library.
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Emerging roles and possible futures for librarians and information professionals | LLRX.com

Author, professor, editor, librarian - Bruce Rosenstein's article addresses the following critical questions - What professional roles do you play as a librarian/information professional? How have they changed during your career?
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Natasha Simons blog: Library Research Data Services - how does Australia compare?

Natasha Simons blog: Library Research Data Services - how does Australia compare? | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @n_simons: For those interested, some thoughts on Australian library research data services on my blog at http://t.co/6O7shICzjl
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EBSCO offering open APIs for YBP’s GOBI and EBSCO journal services

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 18, 2015 — In line with its open metadata and technology sharing policy, EBSCO has shown a commitment to supporting its customers – no matter which mix of services they choose.
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Research data management services in academic research libraries and perceptions of librarians

RT @kjane: Research data management: Are library directors and librarians on the same page? http://t.co/5J8A7EiWlR
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Pressures, opportunities and costs facing research library acquisitions budgets: an Australian perspective

Pressures, opportunities and costs facing research library acquisitions budgets: an Australian perspective | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
(2014). Pressures, opportunities and costs facing research library acquisitions budgets: an Australian perspective. The Australian Library Journal: Vol. 63, No. 3, pp. 206-219.
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Forces of Change Impacting Corporate Library Services

Forces of Change Impacting Corporate Library Services http://t.co/Sztx8CC9g0
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John Scally: Research Data Management in the Library

In this video, John Scally (Director of Library and University Collections, University of Edinburgh) talks about the role of the research library in research...
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