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New State Archivist Hired

By |February 15th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New State Archivist Hired

A new state archivist has been hired to oversee records management services for state and local governments in Kentucky. Beth Shields will assume the position […]

Challenging Yourself, Literally

By |February 6th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on Challenging Yourself, Literally

By now everyone has likely read or heard about the 4-year old girl from Gainesville, Georgia who has read more than 1,000 books already […]

Returning Control to Librarians

By |February 3rd, 2017|News, Technology|Comments Off on Returning Control to Librarians

A new independent provider of cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solutions has launched an online resource access management tool for libraries. Knowledgespeak brought […]

New Digitization Project Increases Access

By |January 26th, 2017|indexing, News, reference, search|Comments Off on New Digitization Project Increases Access

Northern Illinois University recently announced a new digitization project in their release,”University Libraries awarded more than $448,000 for digitization project.”

The Council on Library and […]

Highlights of University Presses

By |January 20th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Highlights of University Presses

It is easy to think of university presses as focused primarily on humanities and social science. While that may apply to many, there are some […]

Archiving the Past for the Future

By |January 17th, 2017|indexing, News, search|Comments Off on Archiving the Past for the Future

1.2 million volunteers worldwide contribute to the FamilySearch indexing program, which brings billions of historical records to life. NewsOK out of Oklahoma brought this information […]

The Original Source

By |December 27th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on The Original Source

Over the centuries, library services and collections have been mediated by humans, and therefore the content has been tailored to and by people who used […]

Portable Peer Review

By |December 20th, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on Portable Peer Review

The process of peer review is a cornerstone of scientific integrity. It guarantees the quality in a scientific research paper. When a researcher accomplishes […]

Learning Opportunity Around Open Access

By |December 15th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Learning Opportunity Around Open Access

The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) is offering a unique learning opportunity before the year’s end. On Monday, December 19th at 11:00 […]