Academic Libraries Aren’t Just for Writing Papers

Cast aside your assumptions about academic libraries. You'd be surprised what absolute gems of nerdery you can find in a college library. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-08 11:30:00 UTC ]
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State Library Victoria proves libraries aren't just about books: they're about community

In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Frankfurt Academic Conference: Libraries and Publishing in Europe and the States

The two-day Frankfurt Academic Conference program looks at how publishers and libraries are managing open access and the pandemic. The post Frankfurt Academic Conference: Libraries and Publishing in Europe and the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Skillset Podcast #4: Academic Libraries in the Wake of Covid-19 with Clemson University’s Christopher Cox

Host David Lankes catches up with Christopher Cox, Dean of Libraries at Clemson University, to talk about the lessons Clemson—and academic libraries more broadly—are learning in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&T Returns to the Academic Library Market

Five years after it left the academic library market, Baker & Taylor has returned. The move, however, does not mean the wholesaler has any plans to get back into the retail market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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AOC Reminds Us Libraries Aren’t “Free Stuff:” Critical Linking, November 29, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Canongate scoops new nature writing The Oak Papers

Canongate is publishing a meditation on the natural world based on one man’s relationship with a tree, The Oak Papers by James Canton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 08:58:23 UTC ]
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A Handy Guide To Academic Libraries For New Students

This one's for all of the readers going back to colleges and universities who want to get to know what those libraries can offer. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-14 10:32:24 UTC ]
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Jisc launches 'next generation' academic library tools

Not-for-profit firm Jisc has launched three "next generation" library services for the higher education sector, including one that makes academic collections visible through web searches. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 04:09:36 UTC ]
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Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival holds inaugural library conference

This year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival will host an inaugural library conference, with speakers including Ann Cleeves and Arts Council England c.e.o. Darren Henley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Policy Paper: the Copyright Office Belongs in the Library of Congress

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School & Library Spotlight: Two School Librarians Write a Publishing Wishlist

In the first in a series of library roundups, two school librarians interview each other about what titles their collections could use the most. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Publishers 'must work with academic libraries'

Publishers need to work more closely with academic libraries in developing countries, a report by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK academic library market defies financial squeeze

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Academic library staff ‘should teach’

Academic library managers should support staff in acquiring new teaching skills to help break... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Slaughter writes digital-only story to benefit libraries

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Mon, 22/08/2011 - 09:21 American crime writer Karin Slaughter has written a digital-only short story exclusive to Amazon, with all the proceeds going to benefit libraries. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Demolishing Public Libraries From The Inside: Niles Public Library Is a Warning

The Niles-Maine Public Library in suburban Chicago is being destroyed from the inside by politically-conservative Board officials. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Is Academic Research Too Hard To Read? The Academics Say Yes

In a survey conducted by Emerald Publishing, researchers say they're not satisfied with how academic publishing presents their work. The post Is Academic Research Too Hard To Read? The Academics Say Yes appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Report Urges Library Leaders to Address Decline in Public Library Usage Stats

In 'The Freckle Report 2021,' veteran London-based bookseller, library advocate, and former Waterstones managing director Tim Coates warns that U.S. public library usage is in decline—and he suggests library leaders must do more to reverse the slide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What Do Libraries Do?: 7 Services Your Public Library (Probably) Offers

"What do libraries do?" You may be surprised by these seven basic services your public library offers for free, including job search help. Continue reading at Book Riot

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