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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Featured Articles

Introducing The USA Desk - a new column by Terence K. Huwe reporting on stateside developments of interest to librarians everywhere.

Featured News

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.

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

ProQuest expanding e-book collection.

Automated chatbot linked to cyberbullying.

Google has launched a beta version of its YouTube Go app on Google Play in India.

Social media groups could face huge fines.

ILI365 Blog

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

A multinational survey asked about the reading habits of over 22,000 internet users in 17 countries.

Mobile is the primary tool for the digital omnivore.

Press Releases

Kroski’s hands-on sourcebook for makerspaces

Facet Publishing have announced the release of The Makerspace Librarian’s Sourcebook.

ProQuest Chosen by University of Manchester to Digitise Theses

To preserve and promote its world-class research, the University of Manchester has signed a two-year Digital Archiving and Access Program (DAAP) agreement with ProQuest. In the first year alone, ProQuest will digitize thousands of theses, improving worldw

Three Brill Journals Accepted to the Arts and Humanities Citation Index

Brill is proud to inform you that three of its journals have been accepted for inclusion in the Arts and Humanities Citation Index® (Clarivate Analytics).