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Research Librarians Discuss New Ways to Support Scholars

Research Librarians Discuss New Ways to Support Scholars | academic libraries | Scoop.it
The stable and predictable days of the 20th century, when research libraries could rely on their prized local collections to define their distinct and distinguished place on campus, are long gone.
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Academic libraries have been at the leading edge of technologically driven change for many years. Library services, from what I can see, have had to change at a faster rate than other academic serv...

Academic libraries have been at the leading edge of technologically driven change for many years. Library services, from what I can see, have had to change at a faster rate than other academic serv... | academic libraries | Scoop.it
Why the Academic Library Should Lead Higher Ed Change | Inside Higher Ed ("Academic libraries have been at the leading edge of technologically driven change for many years...." http://t.co/rzxTAaFK8v)...
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No peeking…

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ONCE upon a time, it was common for scientists to receive letters from researchers working in other institutions, asking for reprints of papers they had published....
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11 issues facing academic libraries right now.

11 issues facing academic libraries right now. | academic libraries | Scoop.it
A friend asked me if I had any thoughts on the top issues facing academic libraries right now, for a class she's teaching for first year LIS students. It turns out -- no surprise -- I do have thoug...
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The Academic Library and the Campus Visit | Inside Higher Ed

The Academic Library and the Campus Visit | Inside Higher Ed | academic libraries | Scoop.it
"The academic library is at the heart of the academic enterprise": on libraries & the Open Day experience http://t.co/CLfOsMCDMd
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Why We Weed: Book Deselection in Academic Libraries

Why We Weed: Book Deselection in Academic Libraries | academic libraries | Scoop.it
Weeding - withdrawing books from the library's collection - is one those dreaded librarian tasks. It usually sits on the back burner - other projects are often more pressing, or it's simply being a...
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Ithaka Study Shows Shifting Priorities Among Academic Librarians - Library Journal

Ithaka Study Shows Shifting Priorities Among Academic Librarians - Library Journal | academic libraries | Scoop.it
Ithaka Study Shows Shifting Priorities Among Academic Librarians Library Journal Itahka Graph 300x241 Ithaka Study Shows Shifting Priorities Among Academic Librarians On March 12, academic research nonprofit Ithaka S+R released its latest survey of...
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Users Don’t Know What Libraries Are Talking About, Studies Find

Users Don’t Know What Libraries Are Talking About, Studies Find | academic libraries | Scoop.it
Doing research on users understanding library language led me to this. Totally citing it in my upcoming report http://t.co/UJ4lP3JrNT #libux
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A Torrent Site Wants to Be the New Academic Library - Motherboard (blog)

A Torrent Site Wants to Be the New Academic Library - Motherboard (blog) | academic libraries | Scoop.it
Times Higher Education A Torrent Site Wants to Be the New Academic Library Motherboard (blog) After arguments over whether scientific research should be open to all rather than stuck behind paywalls, a new initiative in the UK is granting online...
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