Monthly Archive for January, 2015

Follow up on ACD-CETYS Tijuana-Ensenada Workshop

FOLLOW-UP TO THE INTEREST CREATED BY IFLA´S INTERNATIONAL “SEMINAR ON GLOBAL TRENDS IN ACQUISITION, COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN ACADEMIC AND PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN EMERGING COUNTRIES: ROUNDTABLE AND TRAINING”  In June 2013 a “Seminar on Global Trends in Acquisition, Collection Development and Management in Academic and Public Libraries in Emerging […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions Session 1: March 2 – April 10, 2015 This six-week online course is a basic primer for library acquisitions concepts common to all library materials formats. It covers:         Goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials in all formats;         Theoretical foundations and workflows of […]

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UBC Acquires Rare Wilde Books with Crowdfunding Assistance

UBC Acquires Rare Wilde Books with Crowdfunding Assistance With the help of a graduate student’s crowdfunding campaign, the University of British Columbia (UBC) Library has acquired two rare examples of early gay literature that have long been suspected of being authored—in full or in part—by Oscar Wilde. UBC is the […]

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LGBTQ call for papers for IFLA WLIC

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Users Special Interest Group seeks submissions for its session at WLIC2015 in Cape Town – Developing Equitable Access for LGBTQ Library Users. Full details are available below and online. Please share widely. Best wishes, Rae-Anne Montague & Lucas McKeever

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Help for a better digital research

Help #bldigital to help you do better digital research: See the BL ling here

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Without humor we are all dead

Chapatte (and others) on the Paris events: http://www.20minutes.fr/culture/diaporama-6938-photo-837978-caricaturistes-rendent-hommage-charlie-hebdo  

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IFLA ACD / AV Call for Papers: Managing Born-digital audiovisual or multimedia collections across the lifecycle

Call for Papers : Audiovisual and Multimedia Section joint with Acquisition and Collection Development Section Theme: Managing Born-digital audiovisual or multimedia collections across the lifecycle: http://conference.ifla.org/ifla81/node/1010  

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