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Libraries As Publishers: IFLA ACD WLIC 2015 Call For Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS:  IFLA’s Acquisition and Collection Development Section invites you to submit a proposal for its open programme at the 81st IFLA World Library and Information Congress to be held in Cape Town South Africa, 15-21 August 2015. THEME:  In its 2015 Open Programme, IFLA’s Section on Acquisitions and […]

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Authors Guild vs Google: an update

Overview on the AG v Google hearing yesterday in the 2nd Circuit. http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/64940-second-circuit-hears-google-books-case.html “In his argument Wednesday, attorney Paul Smith quickly sought to differentiate the Guild’s case against Google from its unsuccessful HathiTrust case, citing Google’s commercial nature. But almost immediately, Judge Pierre Leval shut him down, telling Smith he […]

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Beyond Books: Libraries Lend Fishing Poles, Pans And People

Hear this KTTZ audio here.

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Meanwhile, In The Special Collections & Archives Arena…

Survey of Special Collections and Archives in the United Kingdom and Ireland Read this  OCLC Research Report here. Special collections and archives play a key role in the future of research libraries. Significant challenges face institutions that wish to capitalize on that value, however, if they are to fully leverage and […]

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From Collections to Connections: Turning Libraries “Inside-Out”

January 23 – 25, 21st BOBCATSSS Conference: From Collections to Connections: Turning Libraries “Inside-Out” Place: Ankara, Turkey Sponsor/Organizer: Students at Hacettepe University, Department of Information Management, and Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark Second Call for Papers: URL: http://bobcatsss.net/

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