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Academic Librarians

Gale Makes Off-Campus Access to Scholarly Content Seamless and Easy with Google’s CASA

Apr
10

Google’s CASA removes barriers to accessing Gale’s scholarly research off-campus, from any device

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – April 10, 2018 – Gale, a Cengage company, has made it easier for academic researchers to access its scholarly content anytime, anywhere. Through a new partnership with Google Scholar, Gale has integrated Google’s Campus Activated Subscriber Access (CASA) into its Academic OneFile periodical database, ensuring users seamlessly experience uninterrupted access to its authoritative content, from any off-campus location or device.

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EBSCO Information Services to Release DRM-Free E-Books to Expand E-Book Options for Libraries and Improve End-User Experience

Mar
05

~ EBSCO eBooks™ Will Soon Make 70,000 Titles Available DRM-Free to Libraries ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — March 5, 2018 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) continues its commitment to providing libraries and their patrons with access to high-quality e-book content by making more than 70,000 EBSCO eBooks™ Digital Rights Management (DRM) free. The DRM-free initiative reinforces EBSCO’s commitment to working with publishers to increase e-book options for libraries.

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Chalmers University of Technology Named First FOLIO Beta Partner for EBSCO Information Services

Nov
29

~ Top Swedish University to Leverage FOLIO Library Services Platform ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 29, 2017 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is teaming up with Chalmers University of Technology to serve as the first FOLIO beta partner. As a touchstone for the global academic library community, Chalmers Library will prove out FOLIO’s ability to satisfy traditional resource management requirements while allowing for extensibility into new services based on a vibrant new technology ecosystem for libraries.

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EBSCO Information Services’ OpenDissertations.org Project Creates Expanded Discovery & Access Models around Theses and Dissertations

Nov
06

~EBSCO information Services is Partnering with BiblioLabs to Support Open Access
Discovery of Electronic Theses and Dissertations ~

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Applications Now Open for the 2017 EBSCO Charleston Scholarship

Aug
15

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 EBSCO Charleston Conference scholarship. Sponsored by EBSCO Information Services, the scholarship grants up to $1,000 for the winner to register for the Charleston Conference, as well as other expenses related to attending the conference.

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American Doctoral Dissertations™ Now Includes Access to Full Text and Expanded Coverage of 20th Century

Nov
17

~ Enhanced Free Resource Includes 80,000 New Citations from 1902 to Present and Links to Full Text When Available ~

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Creative ideas and practical guidance for librarians supporting research and scholarly communication

Mar
17

Facet Publishing have announced the release of two new books, Practical Tips for Facilitating Research and Dynamic Research Support for Academic Libraries.

Higher education is in a period of rapid evolution and academic libraries must continually evaluate and adjust their services to meet new needs. Librarian roles are changing and new specialisms, such as data librarians are emerging. Activities are being driven by researcher requirements such as the demand for wider dissemination and the impact of research.

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Metaliteracy in Practice

Jan
20

The latest release from Facet Publishing, Metaliteracy in Practice, will provide inspiration for librarians and educators in need of up-to-date and thought-provoking information literacy curricula and instructional approaches.

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The new Facet Publishing catalogue

Jan
12

The new Facet catalogue is out now and available to download here: http://bit.ly/1NLky5F. The catalogue contains details about all new Facet books publishing in the first half of 2016 including the following highlights:

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Copyright Clearance Center Awards Scholarships for Academic Librarians to Attend American Library Association Annual Conference

May
13

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global licensing and content solutions organization, named the four winners of its Conference Scholarship Program for Academic Librarians: Susan Van Alstyne, Berkeley College; Nina Collins, Indiana Institute of Technology; George Gottschalk, Rogers State University; and John-Bauer Graham, Jacksonville State University. Each received a travel stipend of $1,500 to attend the ALA Annual Conference June 26 – July 1 in Las Vegas.

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