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Why do they come? The Library as place and brand

You probably all know the scene: A library reading hall with endless rows of students working, studying, learning. Alone together. A nice view. Makes me happy every time I cross it. 2,014 more words

Libraries

Redefining the Role of #AcademicLibrarians in #Research by #DaveKostos

The library on campus used to be a hot spot of activity and learning for researchers, but is it still the valuable resource it once was? 185 more words

Academic Libraries

RLUK Conference 2018, March 14-16, 2018, British Library, #RLUK18

The 2018 RLUK Conference will be held at the British Library on 14 – 16 March 2018. The conference is an excellent opportunity for professionals to connect, discuss and debate together in order to help shape the research library of the 21st century. 25 more words

Librarianship

Researching medieval books in early summer

I’m a little behind with this for the month of April, but I’m going to blame prepping for exam season.

Because I am in the process or re-starting a project due in conference paper form by early July, I am going to review the general research process, and consider where to proceed from here. 716 more words

Ideas And Explorations

Report: AI and IoT to Change Academic and Research Libraries in Years to Come (Campus Technology)

Campus Technology: Report: AI and IoT to Change Academic and Research Libraries in Years to Come . “In the next year or two, research data management and the valuing of the user experience will drive technology adoption in research and academic libraries. 73 more words

Research & Opinion

Forbes: What Research Libraries And Web Archives Could Learn From The Commercial Cloud

From Forbes, and Kalev Leetaru (this guy! Wow): What Research Libraries And Web Archives Could Learn From The Commercial Cloud. “In 2014 I optimistically wrote for the Knight Foundation blog that libraries could reinvent themselves in the digital era, tracing my own collaborations with the Internet Archive over the prior year and drawing from my opening keynote address to the 2012 IIPC General Assembly at the Library of Congress. 122 more words

Research & Opinion

Research Libraries, University Presses Oppose Trump’s Immigration Order

The following message is from the Association of of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Association of American University Presses (AAUP).

January 30, 2017 661 more words