The quest for deeper meaning of research support

Information about ARL’s satellite meeting, The quest for deeper meaning of research support, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on August 13 and 14 is now available.  Registration is free but you will still need to register to secure your place. Thank you to our sponsors: EBSCO Host, Thomson […]

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Another Big Question: International collaboration in academic library development – an empowering or impoverishing situation?

In James G Neal’s “Big Questions”-blogpost he points out that collaboration will be one of the important ways of achieving and maintaining success for academic libraries in the near future. In a time of austerity and reduced budgets for academic libraries worldwide, collaboration designed and planned around getting more services […]

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Call for papers: Academic & Research Libraries’ Satellite – “The quest for deeper meaning of research support”

We invite you to submit a proposal for the first day of the satellite meeting of IFLA’s Academic and Research Libraries’ Section to be held in Cape Town South Africa 13-14 August 2015. The meeting will be held at the delightful “The Range” – a wine farm in Tokai, Cape […]

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ARL Attendance Grant competition for IFLA Congress in Cape Town

The Academic and Research Libraries Section (ARL), with generous sponsorship by Ex Libris and Sage, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Cape Town 2015 to an information professional from each of these regions: Africa Latin America Asia/Pacific region Each grant covers the registration fee of […]

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Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL) for 2015 is Now Accepting Nominations

For the third year in a row, Stanford Libraries opens nominations for the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL), a prize to recognize and celebrate innovation through programs, projects, and new or improved services that benefits users. The deadline for entries is January 15, 2015. Please see SPIRL for further […]

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Here’s a chance to contribute to some big questions

One thing ARL wanted to do this year is to talk about some “big questions” (and even the little ones). Our first topic is put forward by James G Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian Columbia University. You are now invited to have a read of the […]

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Research in the big data era: legal, social and technical approaches to large text and data sets

Slides from our Joint Session with Serials and other Resources, and the Committee on Copyright and Legal Matters, are now available.

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