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

Academic and Research Libraries with Serials and Other Continuing Resources and Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters (CLM) are holding a session at the IFLA World Congress (Lyon) on August 19, 9.30-12.45. Hope to see you there: Mining large data sets for the humanities PETER LEONARD (Yale University, New […]

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ARL’s Hot Topics session at Lyon

ARL’s Hot topics in academic and research libraries.  The session is scheduled for Wednesday 20 August 11:45-13:45  at the part of IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress : IFLA General Conference and Assembly Put in your diaries now! As in previous years, this session will comprise of invited speakers to present an overview […]

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Congratulations to ARL’s Attendance Grant winners

The Attendance Grant continues to attract great interest and this year we received a record 91 entries. Our working group has reviewed all applications and advised that the 2014 recipients are: From Africa: Faraja Ndumbaro from Tanzania From Asia: Suchetan Kumar from India) From Latin America: Mariisa Rico Bocanegra from […]

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HELIG/ARL Webinar on “Agile Management” with Andrew Wells (UNSW Australia)

LIASA HELIG (South Africa) in collaboration with the Academic and Research Libraries (Standing Committee of IFLA) would like to invite you to an online presentation on agile management and how it has been used to achieve improvements and customer satisfaction at the library of UNSW Australia. In the current technological age where libraries are […]

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Well worth a read: Horizon report 2014 Higher Education edition

The annual report describes findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons […]

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Yale University Library loans out Google Glass

In cooperation with the Instructional Technology Group (ITG) and the Student Technology Collaborative (STC), the Yale University Library has added the futuristic eyewear, Google Glass—unofficially dubbed “Yale Bass Glass” – to its collection of media devices at the Bass Library. As the group plans for general use of the technology […]

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Reminder: ARL’s attendance grant applications close February 28

Don’t forget that grant applications close this Friday February 28.  Please read the full post for further details.

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