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Musings about librarianship: 8 surprising things I learnt about Google Scholar

Musings about librarianship: 8 surprising things I learnt about Google Scholar | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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LIST OF PUBLISHERS

LIST OF PUBLISHERS | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
Beall's List: Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers This is a list of questionable, scholarly open-access publishers. We recommend that scholars read the avail...
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Nature Publishing Group Requires Faculty Authors to Waive ‘Moral Rights’

Nature Publishing Group Requires Faculty Authors to Waive ‘Moral Rights’ | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
A scholarly-publication official at Duke University says the stipulation attacks "core academic values," but the publisher says he’s overreacting.
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Library Consortium Tests Interlibrary Loans of e-Books

Library Consortium Tests Interlibrary Loans of e-Books | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
Three dozen academic libraries are teaming up with the Springer publishing company to pioneer a way to lend a fast-growing part of library holdings.
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Digital Firsts

Digital Firsts | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
The U.S Department of Commerce (DoC) has been collecting public comment on the topic of the first sale doctrine and digital files in recent weeks; the agency was scheduled to meet about the issue on December 12 in Washington, DC.
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How to Burst the "Filter Bubble" that Protects Us from Opposing Views | MIT Technology Review

How to Burst the "Filter Bubble" that Protects Us from Opposing Views | MIT Technology Review | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal?
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8% of Librarians Believe Printed Word Will Be ‘Obsolete’ by 2050 | CNS News

8% of Librarians Believe Printed Word Will Be ‘Obsolete’ by 2050 | CNS News | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
   
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Harvard Business Review Defends New Restrictions on Sharing Articles

Harvard Business Review Defends New Restrictions on Sharing Articles | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
HBR articles were never meant to be free for use in business school courses, it says
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Google Books ruling is a huge victory for online innovation

Google Books ruling is a huge victory for online innovation | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
A judge has ruled that Google's book-scanning project is legal under copyright's fair use doctrine.
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Books, libraries, and the changing digital landscape

How libraries are dealing with the changing technological environment, as well as the larger context of Americans’ reading and library habits, and what they e
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Libraries in the Time of MOOCs (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu

Libraries in the Time of MOOCs (EDUCAUSE Review) | EDUCAUSE.edu | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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The Future of Libraries: Short on Books, Long on Tech | TIME.com

The Future of Libraries: Short on Books, Long on Tech | TIME.com | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
This isn't your childhood library.
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Haystacks vs. Algorithms: Is Scanning the Stacks for [Pretty] Books Really the Best Research Strategy? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Haystacks vs. Algorithms: Is Scanning the Stacks for [Pretty] Books Really the Best Research Strategy? - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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Musings about librarianship: Types of librarian expertise - are they getting easier to acquire for non-librarians?

Musings about librarianship: Types of librarian expertise - are they getting easier to acquire for non-librarians? | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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Why Are So Few Books From the 20th Century Available as Ebooks?

Why Are So Few Books From the 20th Century Available as Ebooks? | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
... while the vast majority of songs are on iTunes and YouTube?
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List of Predatory Publishers 2014

List of Predatory Publishers 2014 | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
By Jeffrey Beall Released January 2, 2014 The gold (author pays) open-access model has given rise to a great many new online publishers. Many of these publishers are corrupt and exist only to make ...
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Guide to Open Access Journals - OnlineSchools.org

Traditionally, college students have spent long nights in campus libraries thumbing through leatherbound volumes of academic journals and research reports.
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Out of Print, Maybe, but Not Out of Mind

Out of Print, Maybe, but Not Out of Mind | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
Some features of physical books may be getting a second life online, but efforts to completely reimagine the core experience of the book have yet to catch on.
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In the Library with the Lead Pipe » A New Polemic: Libraries, MOOCs, and the Pedagogical Landscape

In the Library with the Lead Pipe » A New Polemic: Libraries, MOOCs, and the Pedagogical Landscape | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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Copyright extension opponents ready for new fight

Copyright extension opponents ready for new fight | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
For most of history, a great character or story or song has passed from its original creator into the public domain. Shakespeare and Charles Dickens and Beethoven are long dead, ...
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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2013: Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Australian National Data Service to Raise the Profile of Research Data | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5, 2013: Thomson Reuters Collaborates with Australian National Data Service to Raise the Profile of Research Data | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters , the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced a collaboration with Australian National Data Service (ANDS)...
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What is a book in the digital age?

What is a book in the digital age? | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
As a professional book designer, I’ve spent a decade observing electronic books from a cagey distance.
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Students Prefer Print for Serious Academic Reading - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Students Prefer Print for Serious Academic Reading - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
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Is It More Than “Old Book Smell”? - Articles about rare books, antiquarian books, manuscripts, autographs, first editions, illustrated books,... - ILAB-LILA

Is It More Than “Old Book Smell”? - Articles about rare books, antiquarian books, manuscripts, autographs, first editions, illustrated books,... - ILAB-LILA | Library news and issues | Scoop.it
We all know that aroma. Perhaps it evokes trips to the library as a child, or the cozy ambience of a grandfather’s study. It’s the...
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