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New IFLA Publications

IFLA Annual Report 2016 Read all about what IFLA achieved in 2016! Each year, IFLA Headquarters compiles its Annual Report which provides …

New IFLA Standards in 2017

IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) Just endorsed by the Professional Committee, the IFLA Library Reference Model (LRM) is now available on the …

ACS Debuts Proofing Portal

On Sept. 1, 2017, ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications will launch ACS Direct Correct, a proofing service designed to help researchers with …

COAR Annual Report 2016/17

The Confederation of Open Access Repositories has released the COAR Annual Report 2016/17 . Here’s an excerpt from the announcement: The report …

Hypnotically Animated Textbook Covers

Finally something important an ebook can do! The post Hypnotically Animated Textbook Covers appeared first on The Scholarly Kitchen. …read more Source: …

Beyond Ignorance

How can libraries enact their values in the wake of Charlottesville? Can we impart those values to our students? …read more Source: …

Ex Libris Group Updates Summon

Ex Libris Group announced a new release of Summon, which has subject-term searches (subject-term links are now part of Summon results and …

ACS Reviewer Lab Trains Peer Reviewers

ACS (American Chemical Society) Publications introduced ACS Reviewer Lab, an online course teaching researchers the fundamentals of scholarly peer review. It offers …

ACS Launches ChemRxiv

ACS has launched ChemRxiv. Here’s an excerpt from the announcement: ChemRxiv, a new chemistry preprint server for the global chemistry community, is …

HighWire Press Gives Publishers Origins

HighWire Press launched Origins, a platform that helps publishers develop and maintain multiple journals, giving them end-to-end support. …read more Source: Information …

Jeffrey Beall Speaks Out

THE (Times Higher Education) ran an article on Jeffrey Beall, whose Beall’s List of predatory journals was shut down in January 2017. …

Pew Studies Online Trust Levels

Pew Research Center’s Internet & Tech division released a report, “The Fate of Online Trust in the Next Decade,” which features technologists, …

bibliotheca Introduces New Logo

bibliotheca is rebranding as a way to finalize its merger with 3M Library Systems. Its new logo has three red pillars that …

World War I: Over There

This is a guest post by Rachel Telford, archivist for the Veterans History Project. It was first published on “Folklife Today,” the …

Accenture Buys Search Technologies

Accenture acquired Search Technologies, which specializes in the design, implementation, and management of Big Data and search analytics. Accenture will apply its …

Web Developer at Syracuse University

Syracuse University is recruiting a Web Developer. Here’s an excerpt from the ad: The Web Developer will participate in the design, implementation, …

Just Business

In the wake of Elsesvier scooping up boxes of library work on open access with their acquisition of Bepress, I’m pondering why …

SSRN Branches Out Into Chemistry With ChemRN

SSRN, owned by Elsevier, launched the Chemistry Research Network (ChemRN). It complements the recently released Biology Research Network (BioRN), the organization’s first …

DigitalKoans Publication Changes

Although DigitalKoans has no formal publishing schedule, you may have noticed that I have been typically posting Monday through Friday for quite …

"Elsevier Acquires bepress"

Roger C. Schonfeld has published “Elsevier Acquires bepress” in The Scholarly Kitchen. Here’s an excerpt: Today, Elsevier announces its acquisition of bepress. …

Elsevier Acquires bepress

Elsevier acquired bepress, giving the service access to its technology and analytics so it can enhance its offerings and expand to more …

Elsevier Acquires bepress

In a move entirely consistent with its strategy to pivot beyond content licensing, Elsevier has acquired bepress, the institutional repository provider. The …

This Day in History: James Baldwin

This post draws on an essay about Baldwin’s life and achievements by Alan Gevinson of the Library’s National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. Photograph …

Inevitably Open

It’s either the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning. …read more Source: Library Babel Fish

The Multifarious Book

The book is asked to perform many tasks, some of which are not necessarily the best use of the book format, whether …

Getting Automated With DISYS

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS) is a staffing and IT consulting services company for global businesses in industries such as banking, financial …

RedLink Updates Remarq Collaboration Tool

RedLink rolled out the latest release of the Remarq collaboration tool, which features more robust collaboration components, support for author and editorial …

Getting Automated With DISYS

Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS) is a staffing and IT consulting services company for global businesses in industries such as banking, financial …

RedLink Updates Remarq Collaboration Tool

RedLink rolled out the latest release of the Remarq collaboration tool, which features more robust collaboration components, support for author and editorial …

Take a Chair

What we learned by rearranging the library’s management furniture. …read more Source: Library Babel Fish

DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 8/1/2017

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 8/1/2017. Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship …

During Your MTA Commute...

Topic: LibrariesOpen AccessPublic Libraries…you can now read e-books courtesy of a new program called Subway Library, sponsored by the NY, Brooklyn and …

IFLA Leaders Update

Nine associates of IFLA’s International Leaders Programme were selected in April 2016 and started their programme at WLIC 2016 in Columbus, Ohio. …