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Open Access and Discovery Tools: How do Primo Libraries Manage Green Open Access Collections?

Title: Open Access and Discovery Tools: How do Primo Libraries Manage Green Open Access Collections?
Author, co-author: Renaville, François
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Open Access

PASTEUR4OA Data Visualisations

As part of our work on the PASTEUR4OA project we have been creating a series of data visualisations using data from ROARMAP. ROARMAP, or the Registry …

Information Architecture





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A must have Mendeley is the best reference manager app. Its Android app y so much better than the iOS

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Archives Alive!: librarian-faculty collaboration and an alternative to the five-page paper

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In brief: The short research paper is ubiquitous in undergraduate liberal arts education. But is this …

Move over, squares: Instagram now supports landscape and portrait modes

Ever since Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched Instagram five years ago, Instagram has favored square-shaped photos.

Not anymore.

In a significant change, the popular photo-sharing app announced native support for landscape and portrait-shaped photos. The update will roll out to all iOS and …

Nature Photography

Table of Contents — September 2015, 76 (6)

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The Trending Academic Library Job Market: An Analysis of Library Position Announcements from …


You might soon be able to run Chrome extensions in Firefox

One of the reasons I'm still using Chrome instead of Firefox is the wealth of extensions only available on Chrome, including ones I need for work. In …


Registration Now Open for a Fall Forum on the Future of Library Discovery

Helping patrons find the information they need is an important part of the library profession, and in the past decade the profession has seen the …

The Future

What Would An Open Access Academic Library Look Like, and What Would an Open Access Academic Librarian Do?

In the context of something else, I mooted whether a particular project required an “open access academic library” as a throwaway comment, but it’s a …


Oxford University Press Participating in Copyright Clearance Center’s New Text Mining Solution - Copyright Clearance Center

CCC Service to Include STM Journal Content from the World’s Largest University Press

Danvers, Mass. – Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a global …


Changing landscape of the publishing world - NUS Singapore 2015

In this fast-paced world, there are many different factors which affect the landscape of the academic publishing world. During my talk at NUS in Singapore I tried to outline these significant factors and their impact on research.


• Pressure on Reviewers

• Open Access

• Author Focus

• The …


“Data for the Non-Data Librarian” webinar recording with extended Q&A | SAGE Connection – Insight

On Tuesday, we held the webinar Data for the Non-Data Librarian, in which pro data librarians Jen Darragh and Hailey Mooney shared their vetted …


5 years in, what do we know?

The 2015 Altmetrics Workshop

Amsterdam • 9 October 2015


registration for altmetrics15 via Eventbrite is open.
• Our call for contributions is live.
• We …

Open Access

Document Delivery - University Libraries - Grand Valley State University

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"Data Management Outreach" by Megan Sapp Nelson

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New tenure track faculty members are generally in positions as …

Data Management

Leadership Roundtable on Library Innovation

Last week I attended the Aspen Institute Leadership Roundtable on Library Innovation, a gathering of 30 individuals from a variety of backgrounds …


SlideShare Rebrands As “LinkedIn SlideShare,” Adds A Pinterest-Like Clipboard Section

Over three years after its acquisition by LinkedIn, SlideShare this morning is getting deeper integration with the professional social network, a rebranding (now it’s “LinkedIn SlideShare”) and a new tool that allows users to clip out the best slides from presentations and save them to topic-based …


A new dawn for learning analytics in UK HE

A new dawn for learning analytics in UK HE
Jisc's Martyn Harrow looks at how big data could further help transform teaching and learning in UK …


Things i learnt at ALA Annual Conference 2015 - Or data is rising

I had the privilege to attend ALA annual conference 2015 in San Francisco this summer. This was my 2nd visit to this conference (see my post in 2011) …


Current Best Practice for Research Data Management Policies

Date: Aug 24, 2015

In 2014, CODATA was commissioned by the Danish e-Infrastructure Cooperation and the Danish Digital Library to produce a briefing …


ORCID Meets Mozart 20150824

Presentation by ORCID Executive Director Laure Haak at fteval-sponsored ORCID Workshop in Vienna, Austria, on 24 August 2015



Office 2016 support

The Mendeley citation plugin now works with Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac (and Windows, but that worked already), so you can now …


from a new API to a new App

With the update of the Mendeley API last September, it was about time to give the Labfolder Mendeley Extension a polish as well.

Labfolder is an …


Lifelong Information Literacy conference - videos added #lilicon2015

I mentioned before that the presentations from the LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy) conference held on 3 August 2015 in Los Angeles, USA were …

Information Literacy

HighWire Blog

Can you answer these questions?

Do you reject quality content in one journal that you could use to start a new journal? Are the articles you published …

Peer Review

Panel Discussion: How Can Library Staff More Effectively Support the Academic Mission

Interactive presentations: a round-up

Sometimes it’s just hard to know.When you look at the faces around you, in your audience or your classroom, or increasingly, in remote spaces with …

Microsoft PowerPoint

Cortana Beta Brings Microsoft's Digital Assistant to Android

Android: Microsoft has been working on a Cortana app for Android for a while. Now, it’s finally ready for prime time. Or at least beta time. The …