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Now Available: Video of 9th Columbia University Libraries Symposium

April 6, 2012 by

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Videos from the symposium were made available online a couple of days ago. “New Models of Academic Collaboration” was the title of the event that took place on March 23, 2012. From the Columbia U. Calendar Description Promo: Research Libraries are discovering the value of collaboration among and within institutions. As these collaborative models evolve, […]

iPad Borrowing Comes to Princeton University Library

April 5, 2012 by

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From the Princeton U. Library News Blog: Pads are now available for loan to Princeton University students, faculty and staff. [Clip] Borrowers can explore the features and applications of the tablet, along with selected popular fiction and non-fiction content (e-books, newspapers, magazines) purchased by the Library. Here’s a List of the Apps Loaded on the […]

Cornell U.: “Collections, Access Key to Library’s Future”

April 2, 2012 by

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From Ezra (Cornell’s Quarterly Magazine) by Gwen Glazer: Faculty members, as well as students and staff, are using Cornell’s library more than ever. In 2011, the library posted its highest-ever use statistics: Physical facilities saw more than 4 million visits and digital resources were accessed more than 7 million times. [Clip] “In the digital age, […]

Update: Digitizing the Long Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina

March 22, 2012 by

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From the University of North Carolina Library: Six months ago, the digital production centers at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University began scanning more than 35 archival collections related to the long civil rights movement—a substantial undertaking by the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN). Drawing on collections from Duke University, North Carolina Central University, North […]

Brown University: “In Digital Age, Libraries Seek to Adapt”

March 21, 2012 by

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From The Brown Daily Herald: As the University continues to embrace the digital age, libraries have undergone a dramatic transformation in order to keep up with students’ needs and preference “The landscape has changed,” said Edwin Quist, associate University librarian for research and outreach services. [Clip] Though he and many of his colleagues appreciate Wikipedia, […]

Just Released: Library Publishing Services: Strategies for Success: Final Research Report (March 2012)

March 20, 2012 by

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Title Library Publishing Services: Strategies for Success: Final Research Report (March 2012) Authors James L. Mullins, Purdue University Catherine Murray-Rust, Georgia Institute of Technology – Main Campus Joyce L. Ogburn, University of Utah Raym Crow, Chain Bridge Group October Ivins, Ivins e-Content Solutions Allyson Mower, University of Utah Daureen Nesdill, University of Utah Mark Newton, […]

New Report From CLIR: “Assessment 360: Mapping Undergraduates and the Library at the University of Connecticut”

March 19, 2012 by

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Title Assessment 360: Mapping Undergraduates and the Library at the University of Connecticut Author Susanna M. Cowan Undergraduate Education Team Leader University of Connecticut Libraries Source CLIR (Council on Library on Information Resources) From the Executive Summary In January 2009, two members of the brand-­‐new Undergraduate Education Team at the University of Connecticut Libraries attended […]