Academic Libraries

Microsoft calls for Digital Geneva Convention; AAAS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partner to advance open access publishing; Springer Healthcare launches new medical education website.

Posted 17 February 2017

Research institutions had been without access since contract negotiations broke down.

Posted 17 February 2017

In a white paper OpenAthens explores the challenge of ensuring flexible access to digital resources while keeping illegitimate users out.

Posted 13 February 2017

A round-up of interesting initiatives and announcements you may have missed including the launch of a programme for displaced researchers and a new study on the usage of e-books.

Posted 13 February 2017

Wiley aims to support authors throughout life of their research papers.

Posted 08 February 2017

Project seeks to introduce a benchmark for accessibility in e-book platforms.

Posted 07 February 2017

National bibliographic knowledgebase to support research community in the UK.

Posted 06 February 2017

Elsevier acquires Plum Analytics from EBSCO Information Services.

Posted 03 February 2017

The UK's higher education sector must embrace and maximise digital technologies if it wants to stay ahead of international competition.

Posted 02 February 2017

Amy Icke reports from the International Association of School Librarians (IASL) conference held in Japan.

Posted 26 January 2017

OA content from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, and Peru are now discoverable via OpenAIRE.

Posted 20 January 2017

CONUL call for papers.

Posted 18 January 2017

Five European research organisations call on legislators to modify current EU copyright reform proposals to future proof European research excellence.

Posted 13 January 2017

A new survey aims to discover more about the perceived importance of information literacy.

Posted 13 January 2017

The 2017 Conference is being held in Scotland in June.

Posted 05 January 2017

An initiative discussed at UKSG Forum encourages library staff to actively engage with their profession.

Posted 19 December 2016

It's time to embrace non-traditional routes into librarianship, says The Hive's Sarah Pittaway.

Posted 19 December 2016

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

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