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Educational Applications Developed

By |November 23rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Educational Applications Developed

The Library of Congress recently announced the release of educational applications related to Congress and civic participation for use in K-12 classrooms. This news […]

Preserving History and Memory

By |November 21st, 2017|indexing, News, reference, storage|Comments Off on Preserving History and Memory

From file cabinets to digital records, the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Publications & Records Management Center of Excellence (P&RCOE) is working hard to go […]

Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

By |November 13th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Collaboration Seeks to Improve Research

A group of not-for-profit scientific membership societies have announced the launch of the Scientific Society Publisher Alliance (SSPA). This is an initiative focused on […]

Open Access Academic Books Prove Their Worth

By |November 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Open Access Academic Books Prove Their Worth

Academic publishers should take note of a recent report from Springer Nature that shows there is a tangible benefit to publishing academic books using immediate […]

Data Management Tool at Your Fingertips

By |November 7th, 2017|Business Intelligence, News, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Data Management Tool at Your Fingertips

There are many options in the world of reference data management (RDM) tools. The source article seeks to help organizations weigh through the various options […]

Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

By |November 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Gender Bias in Scientific Publishing

Scientists strive to be objective in their peer review of grant applications and manuscript submissions. However, the threat to objectivity comes from all humans […]

On the Tip of Your Tongue

By |October 27th, 2017|News, reference, semantic|Comments Off on On the Tip of Your Tongue

It feels like it happens more frequently with each passing week. I am humming a long in a conversation and my brain hits a […]

Students Choose Paper Over Digital

By |October 25th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Students Choose Paper Over Digital

Digital books, e-readers and electronic data is prevalent in homes and schools. As more and more students use tablets and laptops for educational purposes, […]

Changes in the Librarian Profession

By |October 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Changes in the Librarian Profession

A recent report on the aging demographics of academic librarians raises awareness of the need for more library professionals. The paper, “Delayed Retirements and […]