Academic Libraries

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

Makerspaces are beginning to make an impact in the education sector. In a preview of his presentation at Internet Librarian International, Antony Groves explores the various approaches being adopted to make these spaces work.

Posted 01 July 2016

Additional analysis from Workforce Mapping Project.

Posted 01 July 2016

The Association of American University Presses has published guidelines to best practice peer review.

Posted 12 June 2016

Further enhancements for publisher's Research Data Management portfolio.

Posted 09 June 2016

Library Budget Predictions for 2016 is based on interviews with senior librarians in almost 700 institutions around the world.

Posted 01 June 2016

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has published its 2015 annual report, showing the results of its collaboration with libraries in 60 developing and transitional countries around the world.

Posted 31 May 2016

Student engagement at The Hive -- Europe's first integrated public and university library.

Posted 13 May 2016

ALPSP announces call for 2016 entries.

Posted 13 May 2016

Regional coverage; over 3000 scholarly journals included.

Posted 27 April 2016

Initiative to improve sociability and sharing.

Posted 26 April 2016

Two events will explore how to build and maintain strong relationships between researchers in developing countries, publishers and other stakeholders.

Posted 21 April 2016

Contrasting approaches to understanding students and their user experience explored at UKSG.

Posted 17 April 2016

The academic publisher Taylor & Francis is exploring the transformation of the traditional library role through a series of interviews with academic librarians around the world.

Posted 01 April 2016

The trial has already resulted in 1.3 million additional article accesses.

Posted 30 March 2016

Collaboration to consider scholarly research in the digital, networked age.

Posted 30 March 2016

New report looks at the impact of international academic collaboration across the UK research base. The leading edge of research is shared across countries.

Posted 11 March 2016

Grant to support alternative research metrics.

Posted 09 March 2016