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Joys of being a Librarian in a newly established Graduate Research University (KAUST)

  • Multinational, multicultural environment
  • Involved in various library initiatives / projects
  • Learning new resources and technology
  • Having a say in library policies
  • Opportunity to implement new methods / procedures…
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Waiting to Unleash the Beast - 'Summon' ...


Sharing my recent experience in leading a project team to implement our library’s new Webscale Discovery Layer (WSDL) – Summon.  For those who are not familiar with the term Webscale Discovery Layer, just imagine a search engine like Google that has the capability to search for all the library’s collection of electronic book/journal titles, e-book chapters, e-journal articles, printed titles, audio-visual titles and so forth.  1,201 more words


Summer Access to Lexis Advance!!

Your Lexis Advance ID is good all summer.

No new registration is needed.

Use your Lexis ID for any purpose over the summer including school work, journal writing or other studies as well as for internships/externships/paid positions. 43 more words


Moving Image Archive

The Moving Image Archive is Scotland’s national collection of moving images and is held at the National Library. You can watch over 1,700 clips and full-length films which have been collected together from donations or produced in collaboration with film-makers.You can watch films in the Moving Image Archive catalogue, hire DVDs or make an appointment to watch films on-site.  229 more words

Tools of trade

Below is the list of tools (not exhaustive) which I find useful in my area of work.  (Not the ones in the illustration :) ) 208 more words


Travis Falls Asleep

Digital Video project by Travis Costello (’15) and Theodore Newby (’15). Delaware College of Art & Design (DCAD) in the Animation Department. 101 more words

DCAD Student Artwork

What does it take to work as E.R.S. over here ...

This doesn’t look like my desk but I’m hoping to get 4 screens if possible :)
Source:  https://flic.kr/p/818pwN

ERS? It’s Electronic Resources Specialist. In some places, it’s also known as Electronic Resources Librarian etc.  880 more words