Category Archives: Library

Quartz Article On SCI-HUB

The subscription fees charged by academic publishers have risen so high in recent years that even wealthy American universities have said they can’t afford them. When Harvard Library reported its subscription costs had reached $3.5 million per year in a … Continue reading

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Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help”

Title: Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help” Author: IFLA Filed By: Gary Price Full Text & Source: http://www.infodocket.com/2017/08/20/report-from-ifla-real-solutions-to-fake-news-how-libraries-help/ The Internet, Online, 21/08/2017 Sample Text Freedoms of access to information and expression online are at risk. … Continue reading

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Rudai 23: A New Online Course for Information Professionals

The course is certified by the Library Association of Ireland.This course will be of interest to information professionals who would like to learn more about using web tools for professional development and promoting your library. Continue reading

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Library Workers: Facts & Figures

Title:Library Workers: Facts & Figures Author:Department For Professional Employees, USA Full Text & Source:http://dpeaflcio.org/programs-publications/issue-fact-sheets/library-workers-facts-figures/ The Internet, Online, 01/07/2016 Sample Text: Libraries and library staff provide essential services for schools, universities, and communities.  Americans use libraries for free, reliable, and organized … Continue reading

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You are not what you read

Title: You are not what you read Author: Sam Thielman, The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jan/13/us-library-records-purged-data-privacy The Internet, Online, 27/06/2016 Sample Text: US libraries are doing something even the most security-conscious private firm would never dream of: deleting … Continue reading

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Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever

Title:Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever Author: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Blogs Full Text & Source: http://blogs.overdrive.com/general/2016/04/01/create-reading-happiness-librarians-matter-now-more-t The Internet, Online, 01/06/2016 Sample Text: Librarians provide not just access to endless knowledge but they also know how to help … Continue reading

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