Academic Libraries

New metrics will inform publishing and purchasing decisions.

Posted 11 December 2016

A combination of inspirational ideas, creativity and planning led to the delivery of two successful events at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Helen Lane explains.

Posted 17 November 2016

SAGE Publishing releases comprehensive collection of videos of research methods.

Posted 15 November 2016

Insights from the latest UK Engagement Survey 2016 highlight how students are getting the most of their university experiences.

Posted 14 November 2016

Survey highlights awareness of open data and researchers' attitudes to making their data open

Posted 05 November 2016

Streaming videos illustrate social science research methods and statistics

Posted 05 November 2016

A taskforce is exploring what a global library for a global university should look like.

Posted 04 November 2016

Initiative to improve impact and visibility of research outputs.

Posted 07 October 2016

Three practical in-depth workshops deliver key skills in intensive sessions at ILI.

Posted 26 September 2016

Laura Palmer enjoyed the back-to-school mindset of a Library Make and Do Camp.

Posted 23 September 2016

The Informed Peer Recognition Award is also looking for judges.

Posted 21 September 2016

Cooperation to improve visibility of academic content.

Posted 21 September 2016

New academic platform brings together all CUP academic content in one place.

Posted 08 September 2016

The winner of the Tony Kent Strix Award is Maristella Agosti, Professor in Computer Science at the University of Padua, Italy

Posted 06 September 2016

How can academic librarians support researchers in using social media professionally? A project from Linköping University Library, Sweden found a win-win situation.

Posted 31 August 2016

DataSearch searches for research data.

Posted 25 August 2016

Consultants describe a mature industry with slowing growth prospects.

Posted 19 August 2016

Shanghai academic rankings revealed.

Posted 18 August 2016

The word innovation is losing its power. If everything is innovative, nothing is innovative. True innovation, however, exists and will have an impact on how librarians do their jobs and how people perceive information.

Posted 12 August 2016

No two makerspaces are the same. They may not even be called makerspaces. They are built with specific audiences in mind - and each has its own distinct personality.

Posted 29 July 2016

Working group collecting information about book publishing processes and workflows.

Posted 26 July 2016

A crowdsourced exhibition, hosted by a university library, provides a case study in the challenges of curation.

Posted 21 July 2016

Pablo the Penguin helps bridge the social gap between the library service and clients, builds trust, helps to mentor students and supports anxious users.

Posted 21 July 2016

The Academic Reading Format International Study reveals UK students prefer having course materials in print -- but some like the convenience of electronic formats.

Posted 18 July 2016

Stuart Hamilton, Mia Ridge and Jan Holmquist to speak at Internet Librarian International, the library innovation conference.

Posted 18 July 2016