Monthly Archive for March, 2014

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions – International Session April 13 – May 23, 2014

New Special Rate $79   This special international session is intended for people located outside of the United States and North America.  The instructor, Kate Kasimor is based out of the United Arab Emirates, and will be able to bring an international viewpoint to the course.  The weekly moderated chat […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

Session 2: April 21 – May 16, 2014 This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. The course was developed by Peggy Johnson, University of Minnesota. Complete definition of collection development and collection management Collections policies and budgets as part of library […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions – International Session April 13 – May 23, 2014

This special international session is intended for people located outside of the United States and North America.  The instructor, Kate Kasimor is based out of the United Arab Emirates, and will be able to bring an international viewpoint to the course.  The weekly moderated chat sessions will take place at […]

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Document policy in an hybrid environment (article in French)

Read this article and call for contribution here.

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Library Consortium Tests Interlibrary Loans of e-Books

Duke University’s libraries lend printed books to students and faculty members at other institutions all the time via interlibrary loan. But the university’s 900,000 e-books are off limits to anyone beyond the campus. Read more

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Publishers withdraw more than 120 gibberish papers

The publishers Springer and IEEE are removing more than 120 papers from their subscription services after a French researcher discovered that the works were computer-generated nonsense. Read more

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