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New State Archivist Hired

By |February 15th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

A new state archivist has been hired to oversee records management services for state and local governments in Kentucky. Beth Shields will assume the position […]

Dictionaries in the World of Social Media

By |February 10th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

The days of encyclopedias may have been ended by Google and other search engines, but dictionaries are standing the test of time. This interesting […]

Copyrights in the Publisher’s World

By |February 9th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Copyright discussions can send the fear of God into anyone in the publishing business with very little effort. The spirit of copyright protection is […]

New Acquisition, Greater Access

By |February 8th, 2017|News, reference, semantic|0 Comments

Elsevier has announced their acquisition of  Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services. What does this mean for users? PR Newswire brought this interesting tidbit to our […]

Challenging Yourself, Literally

By now everyone has likely read or heard about the 4-year old girl from Gainesville, Georgia who has read more than 1,000 books already […]

Learning Differently

By |January 30th, 2017|News, reference, Technology|0 Comments

Just what is personalized learning? It is a set of strategies that teachers can implement. The terminology sometimes changes to adaptive learning, but the […]

New Digitization Project Increases Access

By |January 26th, 2017|indexing, News, reference, search|0 Comments

Northern Illinois University recently announced a new digitization project in their release,”University Libraries awarded more than $448,000 for digitization project.”

The Council on Library and […]

Highlights of University Presses

By |January 20th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

It is easy to think of university presses as focused primarily on humanities and social science. While that may apply to many, there are some […]

New Publishing Arrangements Enhances Customer Service

By |January 16th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Atypon has signed multi-year agreements with two leading publishers. The American Physiological Society (APS) and Health Affairs are now part of the widely used online publishing […]