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Who Wrote It?

By |October 31st, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

In a surprising turn of events, Oxford University Press announced that its new edition of the complete works of William Shakespeare will credit Christopher Marlowe […]

New President for Association of Research Libraries

By |October 4th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

Mary M. Case recently began a one-year term as president of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). Prior to her election, Case served as the university librarian […]

Helping Libraries Along the Way

By |September 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Libraries have never been known for having bottomless budgets. In fact, it is likely the opposite. Whenever an opportunity comes around that helps them broaden […]

New Approach to Peer Review

By |September 23rd, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The open access journal, BMC Psychology, will launch the first randomized controlled trial to find out if a ‘results free’ peer-review process can help […]

Frankfurt Book Fair Coming Soon

By |September 21st, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The Frankfurt Book Fair is scheduled for October 19-23, 2016. Are you ready? With 275,000 visitors, 7,275 international exhibitors and 9,300 journalists and bloggers, Frankfurt […]

New Librarian of Congress is First in Many Ways

By |September 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The 14th Librarian of Congress was sworn in this week. As the first woman and first African-American to hold the post, Carla Hayden will lead […]

To Everything There is a Season

The passing of a year is marked by the change in the weather and the surrounding environment. This cycle is marked by the four […]

Libraries, Open Source, and eBooks – Oh My!

By |September 7th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

An open source server-software developer is working on a project at the New York Public Library (NYPL) that is intended to liberate every part […]

The Challenge of Costly Textbooks

It’s back to school season and that means school supply shopping, a task I have never heard a single person rejoice about, and each […]