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CourseSmart, the publishing industry's e-textbook provider, acquired by Vital Source

The e-textbook platform Vital Source on Monday acquired CourseSmart, the academic publishing industry’s door to the e-textbook market. The deal could …

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New Conference Paper: “Remixers’ Understandings of Fair Use Online”

Note: <i>The following paper was presented at the 17th annual Association of Computing Machinery Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and</i> …

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Exporting to Mendeley from Scopus and ScienceDirect

New feature makes it easy to save documents and citations to your Mendeley library<p>By See Wah Cheng Posted on 7 February 2014<p>Since Mendeley was …

iOS Apps

Your Story 56

<b>Prompt:</b> Write a short story, of 750 words or fewer, that begins with the following line of dialogue: “If you can guess what I have in my pocket, you …

Seafloor

New Year, New Query: How to Write a Great Letter That Gets Attention -- Jan. 9 Webinar With Query Critique

It’s no secret that a writer’s query letter is extremely important in their quest to get a literary agent and get published. Agents evaluate dozens …

Writing

Author E.L. Tettensor Shares Writing Advice and Tips

This is a recurring column I’m calling <b>“7 Things I’ve Learned So Far,”</b> where writers (this installment written by E.L. Tettensor, author of …

Writing

iSchool Ranked #5 for Online Programs by U.S. News

By: J.D. Ross<br>(315) 443-3094<p>The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University was ranked No. 5 in best online degree programs for …

Library Studies

Smithsonian Libraries Releases Courses on iTunes U - Smithsonian Libraries Unbound

The Smithsonian Libraries today launched three courses of selected content on iTunes U that focus on topics in early aviation and space history. This …

“Building Community through Making” free webinar series continues with “Making Strategic Partnerships”

ALA President Barbara Stripling’s second installment of the Winter Webinar series “Building Community Through Making,” will be “Making Strategic …

Social Media, Apps, and Tech Reviews Archives - Information Space

Topic: Social Media, Apps, and Tech Reviews<p>Early last week, in the middle of the night, Snapchat updated its mobile app. This lead to an outcry from …

How to Make a Writing Deadline

Writing is one thing. A deadline is quite another. These tips are for the writer who is close enough to see the light at the end of the tunnel, but …

The future of libraries – keeping the service alive

Join us Thursday 28 November to discuss how councils can reinvent library services in the 21st century<p>"Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation," said journalist Walter Cronkite.<p>The line was quoted in an article that featured on the network …

"Mind-Blowing" Discovery: Oldest Body of Seawater Found in Giant Crater

Hundred-million-year-old water was trapped after ancient impact, study says.<p><b>Scientists drilling the United States' biggest crater have tapped into the oldest body of seawater ever found.</b><p>They weren't expecting to find the ancient water, estimated to be 100 to 145 million years old, while boring a …

Sponsored post: Don’t be afraid to break some glass

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>In a world where new businesses and startups appear on the landscape seemingly every hour, it’s important to pick the brains …

The Best Resources for Writers

It's National Novel Writing Month and that means plenty of people are digging into writing their own books. Of course, writing about writing is …

How to Start a New Novel in 22 Easy Steps

1. Open a new Word document.<p>2. Save it as tentative book title.<p>3. Wonder if any other books have this title<p>4. Check Twitter.<p>5. Google tentative book …

Writing

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …

What is Elsevier doing with Elsevier Connect?

How we’re using our new social media channel to improve corporate communications<p>By Tom Reller Posted on 5 November 2013<p>We're proud of Elsevier …

Social Sciences

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Infographic: Portrait of a {social} librarian

Popular infographic shows breadth of librarian role<p>By Colleen DeLory Posted on 5 November 2013<p>As an editor, you can never be sure whether your …

How to use crowdfunding to support your research

It won’t replace NIH grants yet, but crowdfunding can help offset scientific funding cuts, recipients say<p>By Marilynn Larkin Posted on 28 October …

Call for Submissions: 2015 Novel & Short Story Writer's Market

Time to submit pitches for the <i>2015 Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market</i>!<p>Editor Rachel Randall is looking for submissions to the next edition. Here’s a …

WCGBrowser

Author: Alan D Moore (http://www.alandmoore.com, e-mail me_AT_alandmoore_DOT_com)<p>Contributors:<p>Isaac "hunternet93" Smith …

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