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Be There or Be Square!!

Topic: LibrariesLibrary Of CongressGet ready to GET DOWN… at the Library of Congress Disco Dance Party with Gloria Gaynor! It’s a celebration …

Yes!! Librarians as Superheroes

Topic: LibrariansLibrariesFrom Onward State a piece about a new series of trading cards for Penn State Librarians. The Penn State librarians have …

Gale Puts New Emphasis on Women's Studies

Gale introduced the Women’s Studies Archive to the Gale Primary Sources program. The archive’s first collection, Women’s Issues and Identities, features 1 …

World War I: Norvel Preston Clotfelter

(The following is a guest post by Rachel Telford, archivist with the Veterans History Project.) Norvel Preston Clotfelter. Veterans History Project. In …

Clarivate Analytics Debuts Garfield Award

Clarivate Analytics is starting a memorial scholarship to honor Eugene Garfield’s legacy. The Eugene Garfield Information Sciences Pioneer Award “will be given …

IMLS Speaks Out on Federal Budget

Kathryn K. Matthew, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), released a statement on the president’s proposed FY2018 budget. …

Impactstory Rolls Out OA Article Finder

Impactstory introduced Unpaywall, a Chrome extension that links users to free, full-text versions of research articles as they browse for them online. …

Wither Portable Peer Review

Does the closing of Axios Review portend the end of independent peer review? The post Wither Portable Peer Review appeared first on …

Good Luck to This Guy

Topic: LibrariesMoney IssuesPublic LibrariesState LibrariesCalifornia State Librarian, Greg Lucas, seeks money for CA libraries in a visit to Congress. It’s going to …

WVLC Partners with Hoopla!

“?The West Virginia Library Commission, provider of state library information and services, is pleased to announce its partnership with Hoopla, a digital …

Great First Acts | Debut Novels

After the big-name holiday rush, spring ­typically brings a host of fresh debut novels, and this year is no exception. From astute …

The Danger of Face Validity

Hypotheses that flatter our own preconceptions and biases are incredibly seductive, and the temptation to accept them at face value can be …

APA Fights for Mental Health Support

The American Psychological Association (APA) made recent statements in which the organization voices its concern about the repeal of the Affordable Care …

Kudos and PubFactory Join Forces

Kudos and PubFactory teamed up to give publishers the tools and services they need to promote their research content and increase author …

Pic of the Week: Ladies of Liberty

Cokie Roberts reads to students in the Young Readers Center. Photo by Shawn Miller. Author and journalist Cokie Roberts visited the Library’s …

Library Welcomes New Blog

“Copyright: Creativity at Work” is a new blog of the U.S. Copyright Office. Karyn Temple Claggett, the office’s acting Register of Copyrights, …

Citation Cartel Or Editor Gone Rogue?

How much can a single editor distort the citation record? Investigation documents rogue editor’s coercion of authors to cite his journal, papers. …

FCC May Walk Back Broadband Privacy Rules

According to Inside Sources, “Senate Republicans introduced a measure Tuesday to repeal internet privacy rules passed by the Obama administration’s Federal Communications …

edX Adds More MicroMasters Programs

edX introduced 16 new MicroMasters programs in fields such as business analytics, digital product management, cybersecurity, and data science. …read more Source: …

PTSD: A Lasting Impact of War

(The following guest post was written by archivist Rachel Telford of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project). “I went to the …

Pic of the Week: Women in Science

Dr. Svetlana Kotliarova guides students in forming and testing a hypothesis about whether a peeled or an unpeeled orange will float. Photo …

The Language Wars, Left & Right

Topic: BloggingFriday Time KillersJournals & Magazinesfrom JstorDaily. In the current political climate, it seems how things are expressed has been pushed to …

DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 3/15/2017

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 3/15/2017. Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship …

Best Databases of 2016

Many databases and digital reference products were reviewed in 2016. The following are the cream of the crop. ACI Scholarly Blog Index …

Best Free Reference Websites & Apps

AAPB: American Archive of Public Broadcasting americanarchive.org A collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston “to preserve for posterity …

Best Reference Titles of 2016

This year’s list, compiled by a group of LJ’s top reference reviewers and editors, spans a wide range of subject areas, from …

Cochrane Applauds March for Science

Cochrane announced its official support for the March for Science, which will be held April 22, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (along with …

PubFactory Partners With PaperHive

PubFactory integrated its platform with the PaperHive collaborative reading hub. Publishers hosted on PubFactory—such as Oxford University Press (OUP), De Gruyter, and …