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Thoughts from Carl Grant: If information has become ubiquitous due to the Internet, can librarians do the same?

Thoughts from Carl Grant: If information has become ubiquitous due to the Internet, can librarians do the same? | Special Libraries | Scoop.it

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A statistical miscellany of a special library

Abstract: It is often said that libraries routinely generate lots of statistics, but rarely collect, process and utilize them for improvement and better management.
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2/13. Paul - Government Librarian

2/13. Paul - Government Librarian | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Paul Gray works in Edinburgh as a Librarian for the Scottish Government. I can tell you exactly when my career in Librarianship started. It was at 9.30 on the 31st March 1993 after I successfully a...
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Free Technology for Teachers: Using Images as Research Prompts to Teach Google Search Strategies

Free Technology for Teachers: Using Images as Research Prompts to Teach Google Search Strategies | Special Libraries | Scoop.it

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Brand identity style guides | Logo Design Love

Brand identity style guides | Logo Design Love | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
It's good to see how style guides are presented, so I collected a few.
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Tasks for Modern Info Pros: Walk the Floors - Special Libraries Association

Tasks for Modern Info Pros: Walk the Floors - Special Libraries Association | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Third in a series of blog posts on tasks that modern info pros must perform--in this case, networking by "walking the floors" of their workplaces.
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Libraries could play key role in managing research data - Research Information (press release)

Libraries could play key role in managing research data - Research Information (press release) | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Research Information (press release) Libraries could play key role in managing research data Research Information (press release) Sharing and long-term preservation of research data are increasingly important to the research process, strengthening...
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White Paper: Use of Social Media by the Library: Current Practices and Future Opportunities

Use of Social Media by the Library: Current Practices and Future Opportunities http://web.docuticker.com/go/docubase/71966 Source: Taylor & Francis (UK) Uptake and frequency of use: From our survey, over 70% of libraries are using social media...
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Create a Custom Search Engine, integrate with IntelliWebSearch « CATguru’s vlog

Google’s Custom Search Engine can be a convenient way to restrict searches to several specified domains, like the site:domain.com setting in Google’s Advanced Search for a single site/domain.

 

This video shows how to create a custom search engine for Finnish newspapers that includes the websites of five newspapers, as well as another custom search engine for Wikipedia in three different languages.


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In this video, Dominique Pivard (aka CATguru) demonstrates how easy it is to search a number of preferred websites for words or phrases. This can be particularly useful in a number of situations: 1) to find how a specific word or phrase is used in context, 2) to research terminology on a website that does not integrate a search section, 3) to search several websites simultaneously.

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Libraries as Problem Shapers: some thoughts spa...

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RT @brianmathews: "Five things that we mean when we say digital humanities" via @briancroxall #dh http://t.co/PAkWDEkDMr @warnick http://t.…
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“Who are your guys?” some radical librarian resources | librarian.net

“Who are your guys?” some radical librarian resources | librarian.net | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @NPDIreland: What is a Radical Librarian? “@micewilleatyou: Lots of resources listed on this post http://t.co/5QeEjUfX2l”;
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The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook

The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
The Embedded Librarian’s Cookbook Offer Price $45.60 ISBN:0838986935 Authors Kaijsa Calkins, Cassandra Kvenild List Price : $48.00 Availablity Usually ships in 24 hours Publisher : Amer Library Assn A companion volume to their 2011 publication,...
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Health Canada library changes leave scientists scrambling

Health Canada library changes leave scientists scrambling | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Health Canada scientists are so concerned about losing access to their research library that they're finding workarounds, with one squirrelling away journals and books in his basement for colleagues to consult, says a report obtained by CBC News.
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Subject searching in OPAC of a special library: problems and issues

OCLC Systems and Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, 20 (4) Winter 2004, p 183 - 191.
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Marketing Your Library: The Benefits For Special Libraries

Marketing Your Library: The Benefits For Special Libraries | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Through years of working with Lucidea’s clients, I’ve seen ample evidence that special libraries have a lot in common with public libraries when it comes to the need for marketing, and I’ve observed some great examples of how to market effectively.
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Corporate Libraries’ Mobile Strategy to Increase Discoverability | Mobile Apps for Libraries

Corporate Libraries’ Mobile Strategy to Increase Discoverability | Mobile Apps for Libraries | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Corporate Libraries’ Mobile, Smart Prefix™ search, Native Mobile Apps. Corporate Libraries can increase their mobile discoverability with these tips.
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Library Marketing…by Any Other Name | Not Dead Yet - Library Journal

Library Marketing…by Any Other Name | Not Dead Yet - Library Journal | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
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Library Marketing…by Any Other Name | Not Dead Yet
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I think the clue lies in the content of many responses, especially those such as, “::shudder:: Aren't libraries corporate enough?
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11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
From Googlers themselves
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A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals - Books / Professional Development - New Products - ALA Store

A Handbook for Corporate Information Professionals - Books / Professional Development - New Products - ALA Store | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Customers outside of North America (USA and Canada) should contact Facet Publishing for purchasing information.
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Lexis Nexis Best Practices for Government... | LIS-GISIG: Gov Info, Sources, Data & Docs

Lexis Nexis Best Practices for Government... | LIS-GISIG: Gov Info, Sources, Data & Docs | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Lexis Nexis Best Practices for Government Libraries 2014-Submit by December 8!
For 2014 the topic is: Strong Roots, New Branches: Embracing Core Skills, Building New Ones and Expanding Your Impact in...
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They asked the librarian what?? | Reading, Writing, Research

They asked the librarian what?? | Reading, Writing, Research | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Reference librarians answer questions every day. Once in a while, they have trouble keeping a straight face. What, if anything, are some patrons thinking?
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Redefining your library's role in a digital age | Education Advisory Board

Redefining your library's role in a digital age | Education Advisory Board | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Academic libraries are experiencing increasing demand for next-generation digital resources few are fully equipped to deliver.
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