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Words That Roll Off the Tongue

If someone asked you to name the most beautiful word or phrase in English, how would you begin to choose? Would your decision be […]

Checks and Balances

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

Sharing of research data continues to grow, as does the requirement of data publication in some form. Over the past decade, the number of journals […]

The Power of Words

By |April 18th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Say what you will about the 45th President of the United States, but one thing he has accomplished is a new surge in reference […]

New Appointments for University Libraries

By |April 5th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Appointments for University Libraries

In a time when libraries are often considered archaic and outdated, it is refreshing to see educational facilities invest in the future of the […]

PLOS Launches Channels

By |April 3rd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on PLOS Launches Channels

The Public Library of Science (PLOS) supports scientific communities wanting to broadly distribute research in open and accessible ways with their latest innovation, PLOS […]

New Agreement Expands Reach

By |March 29th, 2017|indexing, News, reference, search|Comments Off on New Agreement Expands Reach

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have reached an expanded distribution agreement allowing EBSCO to sell […]

Copyright Changes Might Affect Academics

By |March 20th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Copyright Changes Might Affect Academics

Some copyright law changes taking place in Canada may impact how learning material can be used in classrooms. The Western Gazette out of Canada brought […]

New Trending Words Added to Oxford

By |March 16th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New Trending Words Added to Oxford

Three hundred words were recently added to OxfordDictionaries.com, which monitors current trends in the use of modern English. There appeared to be some trends […]

Fighting Back against Fake News

By |March 10th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Fighting Back against Fake News

After months of people pointing fingers and declaring what is and what isn’t “fake news”, Facebook has a starting place for identifying less-than-accurate news […]

An Elite Group

By |March 9th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on An Elite Group

The term “Copy editors” conjures up images of wire-framed bespectacled people hunched over their desks furiously scratching and swiping with their pencils (always pencils, never […]