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Academic and Research Libraries – An invitation to join us at IFLA WLIC, Singapore!

The Academic and Research Libraries Section would like to invite you to attend their meetings, sessions and workshop at IFLA World Library and Information Congress – Singapore. Workshop Session 7 – Saturday 17 August, 09:00-12:30.  Nanyang Technological University  Social media strategy in academic libraries – Implementation experience at Nanyang Technological University […]

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Open access and research conference 2013 – Brisbane, Australia

Queensland University of Technology is hosting the Open Access and Research Conference 2013 in Brisbane, from 31 October to 1 November. The event will be an opportunity to take stock of recent developments in Open Access, and to discuss the strategic advantages these bring to the research sector moving forward. The conference […]

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Announcement of Panelists – Social media strategy in academic libraries workshop, 17 August 2013.

  You are invited to join us for a half day workshop on “Social media strategy in academic libraries – Implementation experience at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries with the Academic and Research Libraries Section” on 17th August 2013, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:30pm at NTU Libraries. The workshop, to be held at Nanyang Technological […]

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Agile management: strategies for achieving success in rapidly changing times — Knowledge Management with Academic and Research Libraries

You are invited to attend the joint session of Knowledge Management and Academic & Research Libraries at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress – Singapore.  The session is scheduled 9:30-12:45 on Monday 19 August. Five papers will be presented – full details are below. Paper 1 – Who is […]

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Columbia University Libraries hosts successful assessment mini-conference

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services (CUL/IS) hosted its first assessment and service improvement mini-conference on Thursday, June 20th, 2013. The event, organized by the CUL/IS Assessment Program, was structured as an interactive poster session and included a diverse presentation of topics and methods from various CUL/IS divisions and affiliated libraries that […]

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Economic evaluation of the British Library

The British Library has undertaken an economic evaluation of its services to determine how it generates economic value for its users and the wider public.  It found that the economic value the Library delivers for society is £5 for every £1 invested. The study, published in 2013, shows how the […]

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Inspiring research, inspiring scholarship: the value and benefits of digitised resources for learning, teaching, research and enjoyment

A new report released by King’s Digital Consultancy Service, written by Simon Tanner.   The research is the product of a JISC funded project to investigate the values, benefits and impacts of digitised resources. This document draws evidence from a wide number of sources and seeks to provide a compelling account […]

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