Monthly Archive for September, 2013

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Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

Read this NPR article here.

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Platforms for Digital Stewardship

Read this impressive post by our LoC colleagues here.

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14 Ways To Contribute to Open Source…

… and with no need to be a tech genious of a pop star, at least according to the Smart Bear article here.

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SIMPLIFIED Chinese translation of ACD Electronic resource guide now available!

Dear Colleagues, You may remember that in the course of this summer the IFLA Acquisition & Collection Development Section (ACD) published some new translations of its widely read Electronic resource guide, including Chinese (classical, or traditional). Seeking a continuous improvement of the reach of the ACD Section work throughout various […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions Session: September 23 – October 18, 2013 This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing, purchasing methods, and […]

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Special Collections VS Library Books?

Read this insightful Can’t buy ys love paper by our colleague Rick Anderson here.

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NASIG Board approved and adopted “Core Competencies of Electronic Resources Librarians”

Read this NASIG announcement here.

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