Academic Libraries

At the Conference on Science and the Internet (#cosci12) academics from different disciplines discussed changing practices in research and higher education.

Posted 15 August 2012

Publisher of the FT is to launch its own college.

Posted 14 August 2012

Amazon.com announces launch of textbook rental programme.

Posted 08 August 2012

Results of BL/JISC research suggests there are significant opportunities for librarians to provide support to doctoral students.

Posted 19 July 2012

A previously lost 'sensational' map naming America has resurfaced after more than 100 years.

Posted 04 July 2012

As academic institutions face increasing calls for accountability, ACRL identifies opportunities for libraries.

Posted 07 June 2012

Submission rates are increasing overall but with stronger growth in emerging nations.

Posted 06 June 2012

Wikipedia founder to assist with government commitment to OA publishing by 2014 in the wake of 'academic spring' movement.

Posted 12 May 2012

Munich University Department votes to cancel subscriptions.

Posted 08 May 2012

Researchers at LISU calling for participation from academic librarians.

Posted 07 May 2012

Project seeks to discover well used and respected LIS research resources.

Posted 19 April 2012

The US digital textbook rental service will target UK students.

Posted 18 April 2012

LILAC attracts librarians and information professionals who teach or are interested in information and digital literacies.

Posted 16 April 2012

New survey measures how academic library collections support research and teaching activities.

Posted 13 April 2012

The data-driven library, removing barriers for library users, and new roles for information professionals emerged as major themes at this year's UKSG conference in Glasgow.

Posted 30 March 2012

OCLC Research is extending its research programme in Europe.

Posted 16 March 2012

Higher education institutions to be ranked by researchers and academics.

Posted 16 March 2012

An OCLC report uncovers the opportunities for librarians, researchers and educators of working at 'webscale'.

Posted 01 March 2012

ebrary has made its 2011 Global student ebook survey available free of charge.

Posted 22 February 2012

Research project into value of libraries to academic departments.

Posted 17 February 2012

A new JISC Collections report explores the role of university libraries in helping institutions fulfil their research and teaching mission.

Posted 06 February 2012

Elsevier's SciVerse ScienceDirect journals and e-books to be made available to users of OCLC's WorldCat Local.

Posted 02 February 2012

The nomination and judging processes for book awards provide excellent teaching and discussion tools for school librarians.

Posted 20 January 2012

Winning teams will research how computational techniques used in sciences can be transferred to social sciences and humanities.

Posted 04 January 2012

JISC has been inspiring innovation in the UK research and education for over 25 years and is now working on a new strategy for the future.

Posted 02 December 2011

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