By admin|June 16th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Peer Review Culture
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 […]
By admin|June 13th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Does Digital Increase Reading?
The debate on whether reading “real” books, i.e. paper, is better than digital versions continues. This interesting topic came to our attention from New Republic […]
By admin|June 5th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on What’s On Your Summer Reading List?
It’s that time of year again: summer reading! Last year I wrote about how librarians catalog, search, provide readers advice and come up with book […]
By admin|June 5th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Spell What?
A colleague and I were discussing spelling bees at lunch just today. As a long time fan and childhood participant, I enjoy watching them, […]
By admin|May 26th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Expanding Access
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) have reached an expanded distribution agreement allowing EBSCO to sell […]
By admin|May 19th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on ORCID is Coming to Canada
ORCID and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) along with support from a working group of 16 Canadian stakeholders who are deeply committed to […]
By admin|May 17th, 2017|News, reference, semantic|Comments Off on Linguistic Challenges in Foreign Languages
Linguistic traps can be embarrassing and horrific, depending on the guffaw. It could result in more than embarrassment over using the wrong verb when […]
By admin|April 24th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference, semantic|Comments Off on 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 […]
By admin|April 18th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on The Power of Words
Say what you will about the 45th President of the United States, but one thing he has accomplished is a new surge in reference […]
By admin|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In a time when libraries are often considered archaic and outdated, it is refreshing to see educational facilities invest in the future of the […]