Monthly Archive for July, 2015

Fair Use in Text and Data Mining: ARL Publishes Issue Brief

ARL has released an “Issue Brief: Text and Data Mining and Fair Use in the United States,” which describes the role and usefulness of text and data mining, provides a short background of fair use, and presents an analysis of fair use in text and data mining, including eight cases […]

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Off-Site Storage and Special Collections: A Study in Use and Impact in ARL Libraries in the United States

Charlotte Priddle and Laura McCann. “Off-Site Storage and Special Collections: A Study in Use and Impact in ARL Libraries in the United States.” Abstract | Full Text (PDF).

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Fundamentals of Acquisitions (amongst others)

Dear Colleagues, The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), a division of the American Library Association, is now accepting grant applications for the ALCTS online Fundamentals courses, for course sections beginning between September 14 and December 18, 2015. One free seat per section is available to librarians and […]

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IV Jornada Abierta de la Cátedra “Desarrollo de la Colección y de los Servicios de Acceso

IV Jornada Abierta de la Cátedra “Desarrollo de la Colección y de los Servicios de Acceso (JADeCSA): Colección y Ciencia de la Información” (Buenos Aires, 24 de abril 2015) Read here

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