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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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On New Open Access Publishing Rules

An article on the new Open access publishing rules for federal grant funded research in Canada: “What does the new tri-agency open access policy mean for researchers?” More choice for authors of scholarly publications is central to the new policy By MICHAEL DONALDSON, JENNY RYAN AND TANYA SAMMAN | April […]

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Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists

ACRL announces the publication of Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists, edited by Arianne Hartsell-Gundy, Laura Braunstein, and Liorah Golomb. Digital Humanities in the Library is a collection of essays focusing on the role of the subject specialist in creating, supporting, and promoting digital humanities […]

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ACRL 2015

Michelle Demeter. “New Roles for the Road Ahead: ACRL commissioned report considers new emerging roles within academic librarianship.”

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Body Apps!

ACRL TechConnect Valerie A. Lynn, Amie Yenser, and Ron Harman. “Body apps: iPads for undergrad Anatomy and Physiology students.”

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A Collection Management course

THE WAY I SEE IT: Tony Horava. “Teaching students what we do: A collection management course.”

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