Monthly Archive for May, 2013

Kindle As A Revelator…

What The Kindle’s Most-Highlighted Passages Tell Us About The Soul Of The American Reader: read this New Republic article here.

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Digitally Piecing Written Memory

Read this NY Times article on memory and digital retrieving here.

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Major Players In The MOOC Universe: A Mapping

Major Players in the MOOC Universe : look this Chronicle Of Higher Education article here.

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Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections

This two-day virtual preconference provides an overview of collection development for shared electronic resource collections. Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections A Two-part Virtual Preconference, Monday, June 10 – Tuesday, June 11 Part 1. Demand-Driven Acquisitions for a Shared eBook Collection: The Colorado Alliance Experience (90 minutes) Monday, […]

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Envisioning The Library Of The Future

Envisioning the library of the future is a major research project undertaken by the England Arts Council in 2012/13. Read more

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Survey Reveals Researcher Reliance On Open Access

A new survey of UK academics, carried out by Ithaka S+R, Jisc and RLUK, has revealed an increasing reliance on the internet and open resources for their research and publishing activities. Read more

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ARL’s Brandon Butler Discusses MOOCs, Copyright, and Libraries

On May 15, Brandon Butler, director of public policy initiatives at ARL, spoke about “MOOCs and the Copyright Challenge: Fair Use in the Balance” as part of the Leading Voices in Higher Education lecture series at Dartmouth College. This three-minute video interview provides an overview of Butler’s presentation… Read more […]

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