Words Are Important

By |December 22nd, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Words Are Important

For more than a decade, Merriam-Webster has been issuing annual lists with the top ten words of that year. For 2017 the word is […]

Net Neutrality and Its Importance to Academia

By |December 18th, 2017|News, Technology|Comments Off on Net Neutrality and Its Importance to Academia

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal net neutrality rules enacted in 2015 to stop Internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking and tightening control on […]

Los Alamos Looking for Librarian

By |December 12th, 2017|News, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Los Alamos Looking for Librarian

To be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, information sciences, ontology, etc., we are sharing career opportunities that we find with our […]

Technology and Health

By |November 14th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Technology and Health

A new web-based, searchable directory of health applications is being released to the 800+ general practitioners in Tasmania that will allow them to prescribe […]

Digital Culture and Community

By |November 8th, 2017|News, Technology|Comments Off on Digital Culture and Community

A new Executive Director for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has been announced. John S. Bracken will begin on December 4, 2017. Bracken […]

Changes in the Librarian Profession

By |October 24th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Changes in the Librarian Profession

A recent report on the aging demographics of academic librarians raises awareness of the need for more library professionals. The paper, “Delayed Retirements and […]

eBooks Get a Pilot Test

By |October 19th, 2017|News, Technology|Comments Off on eBooks Get a Pilot Test

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has unveiled a pilot program to test a new model for a library-owned and library-centered ebook marketplace for […]

Accessing Research

By |October 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Accessing Research

The Professional/Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Books Committee of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) will be hearing from guest speaker Ann Thornton, Vice Provost and University Librarian, […]