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Digitizing old books | Reading, Writing, Research

Digitizing old books | Reading, Writing, Research | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Some major digitization projects are making old books freely available on the Internet. Google wants to digitize 130 million by 2020. Not everyone is happy.
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Elsevier leaders look at 2015 trends in STM publishing

Elsevier leaders look at 2015 trends in STM publishing | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Data sharing, open science, new access models and the possibilities of technology …
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Future of the Research Library: Mark Sandler on Cooperative Relationships

Mark Sandler, Director, Center for Library Initiatives, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, gives his perspective on how libraries can and should positio...
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Introduction to Instructional Design for Librarians | Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Introduction to Instructional Design for Librarians | Reference & User Services Association (RUSA) | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Teaching #IL at your special library? @ala_rusa has a 6-week course on instructional design http://t.co/nSrJ1tiXrF
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Is there a library-sized hole in the internet? - Research Information

Is there a library-sized hole in the internet? - Research Information | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @lianzaoffice: Is there a library-sized hole in the internet? - Research Information http://t.co/N6AbMi9IFy via @researchinfo
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5 tips for making a successful business case for library access management | CILIP

5 tips for making a successful business case for library access management | CILIP | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
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How to Build a Virtual Research Library | The Society Journal

How to Build a Virtual Research Library | The Society Journal | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
How do these “old” books help us as a society? They give us the ability to build an impressive library of local histories and other historical publications that can support our members' research efforts.
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Journey into the user experience: creating a library website that's not for librarians

Journey into the user experience: creating a library website that's not for librarians | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
RT @telsignz: Journey into the user experience: creating a library website that's not for librarians #AUT #Research http://t.co/rpN1npUQHq
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A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies | @educause #edtech #elearning #highered #acrl #infolit

A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies | @educause #edtech #elearning #highered #acrl #infolit | Special Libraries | Scoop.it

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John Shank's curator insight, February 9, 2015 9:45 AM

A good, comprehensive list of web 2.0 tech that all blended librarians should know. #edtech #elearning #highered #acrl #infolit

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Amazing collection ... Lots there to work with.

Laura Hjerpe's curator insight, March 29, 2015 11:28 AM

List of free Web creation sites

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Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting Priorities

Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting Priorities | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Reordering Ranganathan: Shifting User Behaviors, Shifting Priorities
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12 great characteristics of an agile embedded librarian

12 great characteristics of an agile embedded librarian | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
The agile librarian has been with us for a number of years. What or who makes the great relationships with faculty and students? David Shumaker, author of The…
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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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Reference books and sets you must read in print | Reading, Writing, Research

Reference books and sets you must read in print | Reading, Writing, Research | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
With so much information available free on the Internet or through library databases, do you have any idea how much important information exists only in print?
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Digital Flyers for Library Advocacy, Research, Digital Presentations, and Teaching

Digital Flyers for Library Advocacy, Research, Digital Presentations, and Teaching | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Digital Flyers as Library Advocacy I started using S'more last school year as a way to share all the awesome "goings-on" in the library.  My first S'more showcased some lessons I taught with our LE...
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EBSCO snaps up YBP Library Services - Research Information (press release)

EBSCO snaps up YBP Library Services - Research Information (press release) | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
EBSCO snaps up YBP Library Services
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EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced an investment in library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services (YBP) from Baker &Taylor.
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Collaboration and Competition in Special Libraries

Collaboration and Competition in Special Libraries | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Collaboration and Competition in Special Libraries. . ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/01930826.2014.996440
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Research information management systems - a new service category? - Lorcan Dempsey's Weblog

Research information management systems - a new service category? - Lorcan Dempsey's Weblog | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
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Future-Proofing the Research Library

Sarah Thomas, Vice President for the Harvard Library, delivers the Inaugural Judith Nadler Vision Lecture at the University of Chicago, supported by the Judi...
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Synopsis | Special Libraries As Knowledge Management Centres By Eva Semertzaki

THE SYNOPSIS OF YOUR FAVORITE BOOK =--- Where to buy this book? ISBN: 9781843346135 Book Synopsis of Special Libraries as Knowledge Management Centres by Eva Semertzaki If...
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How Does Your Law Firm Library Stack Up? - Law Technology News

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As with most major cost centers, law firm libraries have been under intense pressure to reduce both research and staff resources.
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Corporate Libraries: Basic Principles in a Changing Landscape

Corporate Libraries: Basic Principles in a Changing Landscape | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Een koopje dit rapport: "Corporate Libraries: Basic Principles in a Changing Landscape" just $295 excluding shipping http://t.co/orWpyrQ3m4
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Corporate Governance Library

Corporate Governance Library | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
New international Corporate Governance Library shares academic & professional papers http://t.co/L1gT3zCUvF
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If You’re Stuck on a Problem, Push for 15 Minutes, Then Find Help

If You’re Stuck on a Problem, Push for 15 Minutes, Then Find Help | Special Libraries | Scoop.it
Being stuck can be draining. You may feel like you can grasp the problem if you spent just a little more time on it. Unfortunately, next thing you know, you've wasted hours making little progress.
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