Monthly Archive for November, 2014

Call for Papers and Posters: 36th Annual IATUL Conference 2015, Hannover, 5-9 July 2015

The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) will be hosting the 36th Annual IATUL Conference 2015 (iatulconference2015.org) of the International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) with the title “Strategic Partnerships for Access and Discovery” in Hannover from 5 to 9 July 2015. The conference language will be English. […]

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Reinventing university publishing international symposium

Registration now open Reinventing university publishing international symposium and THAT (the humanities and technology) camp 17–19 March 2015 The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia   The symposium brings together international representatives from universities, university presses and libraries who address major questions and challenges, showcase national and international developments in university […]

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Call for nominations – IFLA Standing Committee members, August 2015 – August 2019

IFLA Headquarters has despatched to all IFLA members the call for nominations for Standing Committee members comprising a letter explaining the nomination procedure, a ‘nominee consent form’ and a nomination form which bears the name, organization or institution name and the number(s) of the Section(s) for which the member is […]

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Issue Brief on GSU E-Reserves Case Now Available

ARL has released an issue brief about the recent US Court of Appeals decision in the Georgia State University (GSU) case concerning the use of excerpts of academic books for electronic course reserves. The issue brief, “Fair Use Decision Making Post–Georgia State,” summarizes the Eleventh Circuit’s opinion and what the […]

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Next-Gen Learning Spaces, SPEC Kit 342, Published by ARL

This SPEC Kit explores the configuration and uses of learning spaces in ARL libraries, the developments and transformations that have occurred over the past 10 years, and future plans for learning spaces to determine where they are on a continuum between first-generation information commons and “next-gen” spaces. The publication covers […]

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ARL Statistics 2012–2013 Published

ARL has released the ARL Statistics 2012–2013, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures, and service activities of ARL’s 125 member libraries. ARL has also released ARL Academic Health Sciences Library Statistics 2012–2013, which covers 60 health sciences libraries at ARL institutions, and […]

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Book News: Happiness Study Says Library Trips Are As Good As A Pay Raise

Read this NPR article here.

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