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Farewell to the printed catalogue card

Every so often I read something that makes me think “Really??”. The other day, I happened to read a press release from OCLC – the organisation that created the very first shared online library catalogue in 1971 – that they had printed their last catalogue card. 244 more words

Electronic Databases

Guest post: Reading Lists Online - quick access to your e-resources!

As mentioned a few weeks ago, new for this blog this term is a series of guest posts written by our team of Subject Librarians to highlight various services and resources. 177 more words

Access To Resources

Head of Electronic Resources, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Are you someone colleagues look to for answers?  Do you have extensive background working with electronic resources from selection to negotiation to seamless access for users?  216 more words


When “Plus” size is good news!

There is something about spring and the arrival of longer nights that makes the blood in your veins get all itchy. Before you know it you are ready to shake off the winter inertia and pull weeds in the garden and donate clothes that are no longer your size and never will be again. 202 more words

New Zealand

World Book has mutated!

There was a time when the World Book was just one plain brown set of encyclopaedias sitting on a shelf. Nowadays it has transformed into a startling array of gorgeous looking eResources. 324 more words


E-resources Service Specialist, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

This position is responsible for duties in the Information Management & Discovery unit within the KU Libraries Acquisitions and Resource Sharing department. Currently staff in this unit are responsible for making sure material holdings are accurately reflected on the public record and access to e-resources is uninterrupted. 156 more words


Noodletools is here to help with your next project!

by Veronica Daub

Starting this year, the Rohrbach Library has a subscription to NoodleTools, an extremely useful tool for faculty and students across all majors. In order to sign up, those interested must click the link for NoodleTools located in the… 313 more words