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I’ve been in academic libraries for about 17 years.  I spent 3 years or so as a rank-and-file kind of public services librarian, then another 10 in various department head-type roles at Really Big State Institution and Prim and Proper Private U.   326 more words


New Executive Director for LIBER: Ms Susan Reilly @skreilly

  • 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.
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Research data management services in academic research libraries and perceptions of librarians

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

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Historical Societies: A Hidden Gold Mine for Writers

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


Internship experience at SEAFDEC AQD Library

The last week of August ended my two-month internship in the Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center – Aquaculture Department (SEAFDEC AQD) Library in Tigbauan, Iloilo. For those studying librarianship, actual experience in the library is important as one must know how library services work first-hand. 782 more words


Chicago History Museum, Service Safari

Today I went to the Chicago Historical Museum to do some research for a writing project I’ve started. It’s a historical 451 more words