Tag Archive for 'grey literature'

IATUL Conference

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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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Academics Write Papers Arguing Over How Many People Read (And Cite) Their Papers

There are a lot of scientific papers out there. One estimate puts the count at 1.8 million articles published each year, in about 28,000 journals. Who actually reads those papers? According to one 2007 study, not many people: half of academic papers are read only by their authors and journal […]

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For University Presses, a Time of Fixing Bridges, and Building New Ones

Read this Chronicle of Higher Education article here.

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Berlin 10 Conference Key Word: Confidence

At the Berlin 10 Conference, the key word was confidence – Highlights of the meeting February 2013 Read the College & Research Libraries News article here. Confidence. That is the word that best summarized the atmosphere at the tenth meeting of the Berlin Conference on Open Access to Knowledge in […]

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Copyright For Dummies… Ooops! For Librarians!

Copyright for Librarians: the essential handbook Delve into copyright theory, understand the public domain or explore enforcement. With a new index and a handy Glossary, the Handbook is concise reading for librarians who want to hone their skills in 2013, and for anyone learning about or teaching copyright law in the […]

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EU Parliament Calls For Action Against Net Access Restrictions

EU Parliament Calls For Action Against Net Access Restrictions La Quadrature du Net, December 11, 2012 Today, the EU Parliament adopted two important resolutions underlining its commitment to protecting and promoting rights and freedoms on the Internet, especially on the issue of Net neutrality.* Read the article here

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