The Wikipedia Library‘s core mission is to provide Wikipedians with the best possible access to research, to help them write better Wikipedia content. When we started this project, we quickly realized that universities, with their extensive collections and journal subscriptions, offered one of the best opportunities for Wikipedians to access scholarly materials. 61 more words
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When I was preparing to write this article, I realised that I need to quote one of my favourite thinkers Charles Handy, so I started to look around the house where I put his book ” the age of paradox.” My teenage daughter who was watching my frantic search asked me what was I looking for and the moment I said a book! 518 more words
- The LIBER Executive Board is very pleased to announce that following its recent recruitment for a new Executive Director, and interviews held in the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague on 20 November 2014, Ms Susan Reilly has been appointed as LIBER Executive Director. 103 more words
The emergence of data intensive science and the establishment of data management mandates have motivated academic libraries to develop research data services (RDS) for their faculty and students. 120 more words
- Presentation from the H2020 panel session at the LIBER 2014 Conference in Riga.
Historical societies may seem old-fashioned to those of us accustomed to having Google Chrome and Firefox search engines at our fingertips. In reality they are a researcher’s dream. 551 more words