Academic Libraries

Goldsmiths College hosted a full day of discussions on what makes OA in the humanities ‘different'.

Posted 26 May 2019

Nature journals have unified their preprint sharing strategy.

Posted 21 May 2019

Ongoing OA collaboration between the Netherlands and France.

Posted 21 May 2019

The European University Association has released its 2019 Big Deals Survey Report.

Posted 21 May 2019

White paper suggests ways to improve usage data that will benefit all stakeholders including authors, publishers, funders, vendors, libraries, and readers.

Posted 09 May 2019

The Canadian Research Knowledge Network has launched a list of open access journals held in its member institutions.

Posted 08 May 2019

New archive contains captured website content.

Posted 08 May 2019

International Museums Day is celebrated in May 2019. Kenn Bicknell considers the lessons libraries can learn from museums.

Posted 03 May 2019

The Bookseller and The Reading Agency are inviting submissions for the 2019 Library of the Year.

Posted 29 April 2019

A new international study explores how researchers find and use scholarly literature for their work and finds differences by age, discipline and geography.

Posted 29 April 2019

Libraries matter for Europe and Europe matters for libraries. IFLA and its partners have developed a library manifesto for Europe. Here are the highlights.

Posted 26 April 2019

Research Libraries UK (RLUK) represents 37 research libraries in the UK and Ireland.

Posted 24 April 2019

In this Association of Research Libraries white paper expert Wikidata users recommend ways for librarians to use the open knowledge base in advancing global discovery of their collections, faculty, and institutions.

Posted 23 April 2019

Global Alliance of Open Access Scholarly Communication Platforms launched at a session organised by UNESCO.

Posted 23 April 2019

Successful pilot results in early roll-out of ‘In Review'.

Posted 04 April 2019

CUP reaches ‘read and publish' agreement with German academic library consortium.

Posted 04 April 2019

Springer Nature has published its first machine-generated chemistry book.

Posted 02 April 2019

Bryony Ramsden, of the UXLibs conference team, reflects on how inclusivity became an unexpected but critical theme of the 2018 conference.

Posted 21 March 2019

Human computer interaction, machine learning and machine perception are topics receiving most funding.

Posted 20 March 2019

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released a statement describing the ways in which librarians help advance global scholarship.

Posted 20 March 2019

Melanie Holst describes 'A Million Stories'. The library-led intercultural storytelling project is the largest curated collection of unfiltered personal accounts from refugees in Europe.

Posted 11 March 2019

Over 450 items are now available to academic libraries with more to follow.

Posted 07 March 2019

Two days of discussions about academic publishing covered China's role in OA, Plan S, value propositions, book publishing and much more. The event was not without controversy!

Posted 06 March 2019

Applications should reflect innovative developments in scholarly communication.

Posted 06 March 2019

Major decision reached by UC in push for open access to publicly funded research.

Posted 01 March 2019