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July 23, 2018
Research on where academic libraries buy their books has revealed the increasingly important role of nontraditional vendors such as Amazon. A preliminary study, published last week by Ithaka S+R, found that Amazon was the second most popular venue through which academic libraries purchased books in 2017. GOBI Library Solutions, a popular acquisition-management platform, took the No. 1 spot. It controls nearly half of the market share.
July 18, 2018
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have published a framework to help academics, research institutions and funders bring open science to the fore.
July 16, 2018
Open educational resources have saved students millions of dollars, but can they also improve students’ grades?
July 12, 2018
Three institutions -- the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, California State University Fresno and Montgomery County Community College -- are working to update their advising practices with technology, and sharing their progress.
July 10, 2018
Blackboard dominated the U.S. learning management system market for 20 years, but new data show its cloud-based competitor edging past it.
July 9, 2018
Rapidly produced and highly topical digital humanities projects are challenging perceptions of the field.
July 9, 2018
A new search engine that aims to connect nonacademics with open-access research will be launched this fall. Get the Research will connect the public with 20 million open-access scholarly articles. The site will be built by Impactstory -- the nonprofit behind browser extension tool Unpaywall -- in conjunction with the Internet Archive and the British Library.
July 6, 2018
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has highlighted the pressing need for greater diversity among library and information science graduates. In a recently published report, "Positioning Library and Information Science Graduate Programs for 21st Century Practice," IMLS said the LIS student body is failing to reflect the increasing diversity of the American public.
July 6, 2018
Assertions that the U.S. Department of Education missed a deadline to delay state authorization rules are incorrect, a department spokeswoman said Thursday. In a statement, the department said it “did not miss the July 1 deadline for this delay.”
July 5, 2018
Many colleges are embracing IT cloud services, but significant cost barriers remain for smaller institutions.

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May 25, 2018
U.S. (again) pushes back controversial regulation requiring online programs to gain approval from states in which they operate, this time to 2020.
October 30, 2017
Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.
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