Academic Libraries

Is patron driven acquisition (PDA) a tool for efficient information management?

Posted 13 November 2014

There's a shift in how research is being communicated which altmetrics can measure - and librarians should be involved.

Posted 06 November 2014

The University of Westminster adopted an 'agile' methodology and worked collaboratively with an external technology partner to develop researcher services.

Posted 27 October 2014

Open Science can improve European competitiveness.

Posted 03 October 2014

Lalita Kaplish on a digitisation project that opened up an invaluable public health and social history resource.

Posted 01 October 2014

Swets customers are asking for clarification amid confusion following last week's bankruptcy announcement

Posted 29 September 2014

Changes in form and function of teaching materials and methods are creating a demand for a new library role - courseware advisor.

Posted 26 September 2014

Subscription agent Swets suspends payments and appoints an administrator.

Posted 23 September 2014

New ruling by European Court of Justice sets out guidelines.

Posted 12 September 2014

Shared data centre for academic and medical research.

Posted 08 September 2014

Do distance learners really want a Google-like search experience? The Open University wanted to find out.

Posted 05 September 2014

Libraries are exploring new acquisition models to improve cost-effectiveness and to better meet the needs of patrons.

Posted 05 September 2014

What are the financial and administrative costs of complying with funder OA policies?

Posted 03 September 2014

Brunel University London Library set out to gain Customer Service Excellence Standard accreditation.

Posted 02 September 2014

What lessons can be learned by working closely with users and focusing on 'user friendly' discovery?

Posted 02 September 2014

In theory EBA acquisition models promise a win-win for libraries, publishers and customers alike. But does the evidence support this hybrid model?

Posted 06 August 2014

Research data and collaboration to be showcased.

Posted 01 August 2014

Switch to English reflects need to 'publish in English' or 'perish in German'.

Posted 25 July 2014

What role can libraries play in hosting hackfests to support student research and collaboration? Canada's York University shares the secrets of success.

Posted 18 July 2014

Georgina Cronin's role as a UX Librarian is "as unique as the place she works".

Posted 04 July 2014

Claire Beecroft, an information specialist, on why modern Library and Information Professionals need to be wired for sound.

Posted 20 June 2014

Enhanced version of research information management system Pure.

Posted 18 June 2014

Move aims to standardise research output capture.

Posted 14 June 2014

Emporia State University set out to enhance student interaction and learning through the use of Augmented Reality.

Posted 03 June 2014

Iconic building in Scotland damaged by fire.

Posted 26 May 2014