Academic Libraries

'Open, social, linked' content and the future of library collections discussed at UKSG's Harrogate event.

Posted 15 April 2011

Information Today publishes a range of journals, newsletters, books and blogs in the information space, including a wealth of online content. Here we bring you recent highlights that you may have missed first time round.

Posted 14 April 2011

Mendeley, the academic research tool, is offering a $10,001 prize for a winning app.

Posted 10 March 2011

Thomson Reuters' 'Research in View' aggregates and standardises data from disparate sources to provide a unified database.

Posted 04 March 2011

The literary archive of John le Carre, author of Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and more than 20 other novels, has been gifted to Oxford's Bodleian Library.

Posted 25 February 2011

Investment to help deliver efficencies through shared services in cloud computing infrastructure and applications.

Posted 09 February 2011

Åke Nygren reports back from what must be, quite literally, the coolest library conference in Europe. Collaboration and innovation were key themes at the Helsinki Midwinter Darkness Camp.

Posted 04 February 2011

The UK's Research Information Network (RIN) has published the second part of its research report into the use of ejournals by researchers in the UK.

Posted 03 February 2011

Can ‘science 2.0' - the adoption of social media by the science community - be deemed a success? Info pros consider the issues.

Posted 16 December 2010

New tool provides insight into science topic usage and trends

Posted 09 December 2010

Metadata from ECONIS—the online catalogue for the German National Library of Economics—will be searchable through EBSCO Discovery Service

Posted 09 December 2010

ProQuest and Hatfield House team up to bring private and political documents gathered by Elizabeth I's advisors to the web

Posted 08 December 2010

New product line will expand ebook offering on SpringerLink

Posted 01 December 2010

Library Systems Manager from University of Huddersfield selected for honour

Posted 01 December 2010

JISC's new Guide presents the business case and the practicalities of releasing records for open use.

Posted 22 November 2010

Our guest authors share lessons learned about using videocasts to help develop students' information literacy skills.

Posted 16 November 2010

Publishers and information professionals gather to discuss what next for the 'online revolution'

Posted 05 November 2010

Research shows link between levels of e-journal usage and research success

Posted 29 October 2010

When a group of potential future users of academic libraries were asked what type of library space they wanted to see, the answers were imaginative and challenging. And their thoughts are relevant for libraries beyond academia.

Posted 20 October 2010

Research shows link between levels of e-journal usage and research success

Posted 15 October 2010

Microsoft Live Labs Pivot combines browsing and searching to visualise data in new ways

Posted 14 October 2010

Posted 03 October 2010