College librarians reach out to students during Wikipedia blackout

With the open-source encyclopedia blacked out to protest U.S. Internet bill, college librarians offer their services (and verifiable sources).

Education Department releases new data on academic libraries

Latest Education Department data show steady overall spending, a boom in e-books and rising costs of electronic journal subscriptions.

Ryan Gosling pick-up line meme reaches academe


Satirical blogs explore whether a Hollywood sex symbol can make academic pick-up lines seem smooth.

E-book acquisition based on use and demand could save libraries thousands

Patron-Driven Acquisition model could provide major budget windfalls as libraries become more digital and data-driven.

Booting Down

Students might not be the "multitasking slackers" some believe them to be, according to a new study.

Honor Your Campus Library


Kinder campuses have kinder libraries, Maria Shine Stewart asserts.

Library Limbo

Faculty members say U. of San Diego layoffs of library workers whose jobs weren't digital fly in the face of the Catholic institution's social teachings.

Integrated Solutions

Citing a need to save money and rethink information access, several liberal arts colleges have placed libraries and IT in the same administrative unit.

Know Thine Audience

At Sustainable Scholarship conference, academic librarians and publishers discuss why understanding readers is more essential than ever in the digital age.

Abuse of Trust?

U. of Michigan Library admits to flaws in process for identifying copyright "orphans" in HathiTrust Digital Library, in setback for project aimed at increasing access to digitized texts.


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