Archives par mot-clé : academic libraries

The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries

« The e-book is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading; the role of books in the academic library; and the role of librarians in addressing new realities of reading and learning. Print and digital texts foster different … Continuer la lecture

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Cost Differentials between E-Books and Print in Academic Libraries

« Academic libraries continue to face funding pressures compounded by the need to provide students with access to electronic resources, both in journal and book formats. With space constraints and the need to repurpose library space to other uses, libraries must … Continuer la lecture

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Les réalités sur l’accès à l’information scientifique numérique dans les bibliothèques des universités du Sénégal : l’exemple de l’université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)

« L’article analyse la situation des bibliothèques de l’Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) de Dakar. L’enquête menée auprès de dix (10) bibliothèques de l’UCAD a permis d’analyser l’offre d’IST numérique. Le constat est une très faible présence malgré les efforts des … Continuer la lecture

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Research Data Management and Libraries: Relationships, Activities, Drivers and Influences

« The management of research data is now a major challenge for research organisations. Vast quantities of born-digital data are being produced in a wide variety of forms at a rapid rate in universities. This paper analyses the contribution of academic … Continuer la lecture

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« Free to All »: Library Publishing and the Challenge of Open Access

« There is a significant and important responsibility as libraries move into the role of publishing to retain our heritage of “access for all.” Connecting and collaborating with colleagues in the publishing industry is essential, but should come with the understanding … Continuer la lecture

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Library Publishing is Special: Selection and Eligibility in Library Publishing

« Traditional publishing is based on ownership, commerce, paid exchanges, and scholarship as a commodity, while library activities are based on a service model of sharing resources and free exchange. I believe library publishing should be based on those values and … Continuer la lecture

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Alignment With Editors’ Expectations

« Library publishing is a growing area of interest for academic libraries as journal editors are increasingly seeking the services offered by libraries to start new journals, revive older journals, or cross over from commercial publishers. The purpose of this paper … Continuer la lecture

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Open Textbooks at Oregon State University: A Case Study of New Opportunities for Academic Libraries and University Presses

« INTRODUCTION. This article describes a joint open textbook publishing initiative begun in 2013 between Oregon State University (OSU) Libraries and Press and the Open Educational Resources and Emerging Technologies unit of Oregon State University’s Extended Campus. DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM. This … Continuer la lecture

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The Adoption of Open Access Funds Among Canadian Academic Research Libraries, 2008-2012

« As a result of changes in scholarly communication created by the open access movement, some academic libraries established open access (OA) publishing funds. OA funds are monies set aside at an institution to fund open access publishing of the results … Continuer la lecture

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Building a model plan for knowledge sharing among the library and information science professionals in the selected public and private university libraries of Bangladesh: A Study

« The main purpose of the study is to formulate a model plan for KS among the LIS professionals in the selected public and private university libraries of Bangladesh. In accomplishing this purpose, the study advanced by generating three precise objectives … Continuer la lecture

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