Sharon Routh

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“It was almost as an afterthought that Fr. McGrath asked me if I would be interested in these periodicals,” said Richtmyer. “I asked what would …

Doing the Math: Managing Academic Libraries With Data In Mind

This past December, <i>LJ</i> teamed up with Electronic Resources and Libraries (ER&L) to dive deep into the use of data-driven decision-making in academic …

SciLi to convert three floors into centers, labs

The 11th, 12th and 13th floors of the Sciences Library will be renovated this year to create space for the Language Resource Center and the new …

Press Aims to Provide Free Digital Content for All

In an industry largely dominated by major research institutions, Amherst College is seeking to make its presence in scholarly publishing with the …

Kevin Gorman: Berkeley’s Wikipedian-in-Residence

Whether librarians and faculty like it or not, Wikipedia remains at the heart of the research process for many undergraduate students. Rather than …

Ithaka Study Shows Shifting Priorities Among Academic Librarians

On March 12, academic research nonprofit Ithaka S+R released its latest survey of academic library leaders. Gathering input from 499 library deans …

Harvard Library Is Hiring a 'Wikipedian in Residence'

The Houghton Library on the Harvard campus holds the university's collection of rare books. Inside its walls — in addition to objects culled from the …

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Baylor, Wellesley Collaboration Expands Digital Collection of Handwritten Browning Letters

Elizabeth Barrett's first letter to Robert Browning, January 11, 1845. Courtesy Wellesley College, Margaret Clapp Library, Special Collections via …

Academic Torrents Offers New Means of Storing, Distributing Scholarly Content

By putting distribution and storage of papers and datasets in the hands of their authors, Academic Torrents brings even more DIY ethos to the world …

GIS Data Curation: Challenges & Potential

Preparing Institutional Repositories: Challenges

GIS Services in Academic Libraries

Preparing Institutional Repositories: Getting Started

Discussion and Questions: GIS Data Curation in Libraries Panel, MOGIS 2013

The Humanities in a Digital Age (Northwestern University, April 23, 2012)

Curating the Non-Digital Digital Bookshelf

It’s a tricky question, building a non-digital library on digital themes. We could use some help.<p>You’ve read in earlier posts about our previous …

Three views on using Evernote to improve personal productivity and transform academic knowledge mobilization

<b>Anne Bergen, Gavan Watson</b> <i>and</i> <i></i><b>Caitlin Holton</b> <i></i><i>explore the relationship between academic data management and knowledge mobilization through the use of</i> …

Why Curation Will Transform Education and Learning: 10 Key Reasons

The Educational / Learning Climate Is Ready for Massive Change<p>There is a growing number of key trends that are both rapidly revolutionizing the world …

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The Real Reason Nobody Reads Academics

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently ignited a bit of a firestorm with a column asking why academics are irrelevant to public debates. …

Combining The Nation's Digitized Libraries, All In One Place

<i>Part of a series,</i> Keys To The Whole World: American Public Libraries<p>Buried in the archives of America's public and academic libraries are historical treasures — old papers, photos and records — that flesh out a detailed picture of our past.<p>Many libraries are trying to make it easier to find that …

Academics will need both the physical and virtual library for years to come

Ask someone to describe an academic in the throes of research and there's a good chance that description will include a physical library (or at least a collection of office shelves not dissimilar to a library) with books and journals open on the desk, and a notebook – whether hard copy or …

Providing Access to Electronic Theses and Dissertations: A Case Study from Togo