Tag Archive for 'Open Access'

Shali Zhang, ACD Section Librarian honored at ALA Annual

Celebrating librarianship: six librarians receive awards sponsored by OCLC OCLC supports a series of annual awards, scholarships and fellowships for those beginning their library careers and for established library leaders who excel in their profession. Learn more about the 2014 awardees, who were honored at ALA Annual, in a special […]

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A guide to data sources for reference

The guide takes the guesswork out of locating the best sources of data, a process more important than ever as the data landscape grows increasingly cluttered. Much of the most frequently used data can be found free on-line, and this book shows readers how to look for it with the […]

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How Libraries Can Survive In The Digital Age

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Can Libraries Help Stop this Madness?

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The e-book phenomenon: a disruptive technology

The e-book and its associated technology have emerged as a disruptive technology over the past ten years. The aim of this paper is to discuss some of the consequences of this development, based on the work of the e-books in Sweden research project. Read more

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SHARE Launches Knowledge Base

Have you heard about SHARE (SHared Access Research Ecosystem) and wondered exactly what it is? Do you need to explain SHARE to stakeholders, both on and off campus? The SHARE Knowledge Base succinctly answers the most frequently asked questions about SHARE and will continue to be expanded as the initiative […]

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Orphan Works and Mass Digitization: LCA Submits Comments to Copyright Office

The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) submitted in May additional comments on orphan works and mass digitization in response to the US Copyright Office’s notice of inquiry. These comments address the discussions from the March 10–11 public meeting, noting the complete lack of consensus on these issues, the concerns regarding extended […]

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