Tag Archive for 'Open Access'

UBC Acquires Rare Wilde Books with Crowdfunding Assistance

UBC Acquires Rare Wilde Books with Crowdfunding Assistance With the help of a graduate student’s crowdfunding campaign, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library has acquired two rare examples of early gay literature that have long been suspected of being authored—in full or in part—by Oscar Wilde. UBC is the […]

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LGBTQ call for papers for IFLA WLIC

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Users Special Interest Group seeks submissions for its session at WLIC2015 in Cape Town – Developing Equitable Access for LGBTQ Library Users. Full details are available below and online. Please share widely. Best wishes, Rae-Anne Montague & Lucas McKeever

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Help for a better digital research

Help #bldigital to help you do better digital research: See the BL ling here

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Without humor we are all dead

Chapatte (and others) on the Paris events: http://www.20minutes.fr/culture/diaporama-6938-photo-837978-caricaturistes-rendent-hommage-charlie-hebdo  

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IFLA ACD / AV Call for Papers: Managing Born-digital audiovisual or multimedia collections across the lifecycle

Call for Papers : Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with Acquisition and Collection Development Section Theme: Managing Born-digital audiovisual or multimedia collections across the lifecycle: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81/node/1010  

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University of Alberta Libraries Offers Open Access for Canadian Journals

U Alberta Offers Open Access Hosting to Canadian Journals University of Alberta Libraries have announced that they are offering open access e-journal hosting services to any Canadian scholarly journal. University of Alberta has offered the free service for eight years to publications with an editorial affiliation or strong historical link […]

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Two ACD-centered new books

From the College and Research Libraries:   Timothy P. Bailey, Amanda L. Scott, and Rickey D. Best. “Cost Differentials between E-Books and Print in Academic Libraries.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF). Kristin Calvert. “Maximizing Academic Library Collections: Measuring Changes in Use Patterns Owing to EBSCO Discovery Service.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF). […]

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