Academic Libraries

The role of the librarian in fostering critical thinking in every field of learning has grown in importance. Terence Huwe recommends three strategies for librarians who want to nurture effective research and critical analysis.

Posted 15 August 2017

Thomson Reuters launches startup incubator focusing on big data; publisher pilot for managing and tracking author sharing via scholarly collaboration networks; peer review process to be investigated; BBC Monitoring joins OpenAthens; winner of IFLA Green Library Award.

Posted 25 July 2017

A new Oxford University Press report explores the role of reference resources in research and teaching in academic institutions.

Posted 06 July 2017

A new study explores how scholarly publishing can evolve to ensure it is sustainable.

Posted 05 July 2017

The Association of European Research Libraries LIBER and OCLC Research announce a collaborative research study.

Posted 25 June 2017

A round-up of all the news you may have missed including: Elsevier launches Biology Research Network; T&F partner with The Conversation Africa; new case study collection from Emerald; JoVE adds physics; Webcomics and Webcultures archives from the Library of Congress; UK's national sculpture collection to be catalogued - and more.

Posted 25 June 2017

The role of libraries and librarians must change to reflect the growth of multi-disciplinary study.

Posted 20 June 2017

Tool focuses on supporting the entire research lifecycle to generate maximum value.

Posted 08 June 2017

United Nations Digital Library; Europeana Photography; PHAROS Art Research Consortium; Elsevier appoints VP for Global Library Relations; Inspec adds Wiley Journals.

Posted 26 May 2017

Digital Science has opened a subsidiary in Moscow.

Posted 19 May 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: Wolfram Data Repository announced; Wikipedia and OCLC collaborate; Springer Nature ORCID initiatives; accreditation of CILIP's first Arabic course; LBF Virtual Conference.

Posted 15 May 2017

Discovery at Reading University is from one of the earliest printed books.

Posted 11 May 2017

Stockholm University Library share the experience of managing journal subscriptions without using a subscription agent - cost savings and improved speed of access, but significant staff time needed.

Posted 28 April 2017

Move reflects growing influence of online education.

Posted 28 April 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: free content to combat fake news; JSTOR Sustainability; CLIR and Jisc set up transatlantic partnership; SAGE and University of Bath launch Public Data Lab; New Oxford Shakespeare Authorship Companion available online.

Posted 10 April 2017

IFLA has begun collecting data for its 2017 Library Map of the World survey.

Posted 06 April 2017

OCLC research explores the infrastructure, services and other resources needed to support RDM.

Posted 05 April 2017

EBSCO offers grants to academic libraries; OUP announce pilot of legal current awareness feed; new modules added to Bloomsbury Law Online; new Latin additions to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online; Reprints Desk partners with The Copyright Licensing Agency.

Posted 14 March 2017

EBSCO offers grants to academic libraries; OUP announce pilot of legal current awareness feed; new modules added to Bloomsbury Law Online; new Latin additions to Oxford Scholarly Editions Online; Reprints Desk partners with The Copyright Licensing Agency.

Posted 12 March 2017

The Academic Publishing Europe conference considered the ethics of publishing, covering everything from Peer Review to Piracy. Marydee Ojala reports.

Posted 09 March 2017

Google to shut down Spaces and gives first glimpse of video conferencing app; Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries joins Portico; FSG launch infectious diseases knowledge hub; SAGE adds new video collections; Jisc appoints new trustees.

Posted 03 March 2017

A reading buddy scheme can save money - and have a positive impact for mentors and mentees.

Posted 28 February 2017

Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.

Posted 24 February 2017

New service aims to connect researchers with relevant content.

Posted 24 February 2017

Library and information science theory and practice should go together, each informing the other for mutual benefit and development.

Posted 23 February 2017

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