SPARC-ACRL forum "Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More" June 29, 2013
Self-Censorship on Facebook, http://t.co/JMsDcaawIE When the Rebel Alliance Sells Out, http://t.co/vpuHJTIFyi Change Computer History Forever: Well, Here We Are –April 13, 2013 [Internet Archive], http://t.co/k0w3aDVF1w Simon & Schuster Launches Ebook Lending Program With NYC Libraries, http://t.co/nJFdvD5N9r CARL Condemns Access Copyright's Lawsuit against York University, http://t.co/Uhd7nIcs9V University of Tennessee Signs Compact for Open-Access Publishing Equity (COPE), [...]
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Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Awards Include Grants for Digital Curation, http://t.co/FRb6Jx1QLW Data Reuse and the Open Data Citation Advantage, https://t.co/AS6ar5gwm0 Digital Humanities and Digital Preservation, http://t.co/tXxKdgS1fB Digital Preservation Management Workshop, http://t.co/NIfYL4B8jV Digital Scholarship | DigitalCurationNews
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ACLS Humanities E-Book has released Perception Analysis of Scholarly E-Books in the Humanities at the Collegiate Level. Here's an excerpt: At present, there is significant market confusion regarding e-book selections in the academic marketplace, particularly in the humanities. University acquisition librarians, unsure of what the offerings actually are, have found themselves unsure of where to [...]
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The New York Society Library is recruiting a Head of Systems. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Responsibilities include network management; planning, implementation, training, and troubleshooting library technologies; participation in the management of the Library's web, social networking, and digitization initiatives; and routine security and hardware maintenance. The Head of Systems supervises a department of [...]
ACRL has made the entire College & Research Libraries archive freely available. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: "Digitizing the archives of the premier research journal for academic librarianship provides a tremendous new asset for our profession," said ACRL President Steven J. Bell of Temple University. "Creating and sharing this rich resource demonstrates ACRL's ongoing [...]
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The Hampshire College Library Center is recruiting a Systems & Discovery Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Director of the Library in a collaborative team environment, the Systems & Discovery Librarian will design, implement, and assess (metadata-reliant) processes and other knowledge discovery strategies to enable access to research resources in all [...]
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Carol Tenopir, Robert J. Sandusky, Suzie Allard, and Ben Birch have published "Academic Librarians and Research Data Services: Preparation and Attitudes" in the latest issue of IFLA Journal. Here's an excerpt: Research funding bodies recognize the importance of infrastructure and services to organize and preserve research data, and academic research libraries have been identified as [...]
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