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There is No Hiding

By |June 28th, 2017|News, reference, search|Comments Off on There is No Hiding

Are all journals vulnerable to harm from piracy? Are open access (OA) journals immune to the threat? The Scholarly Kitchen brought this news to us in […]

Father’s Day: History in the Making

By |June 19th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on Father’s Day: History in the Making

Yesterday, the United States observed Father’s Day. This celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society is observed […]

Does Digital Increase Reading?

By |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 […]

What’s On Your Summer Reading List?

By |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 […]

Spell What?

By |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, […]

Expanding Access

By |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 […]

ORCID is Coming to Canada

By |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 […]

Linguistic Challenges in Foreign Languages

By |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 […]

Words That Roll Off the Tongue

By |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 […]