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  • The Review | Essay

    The Librarians Are Not OK

    A years-long attack on their status is bad for all of us.
  • Research

    ‘A Historic Moment’: New Guidance Requires Federally Funded Research to Be Open Access

    In a move hailed by open-access advocates, the White House released guidance dictating that taxpayer-supported research be made freely and immediately available to the public.
  • Research

    Open-Access Publishing Expands at U. of California

    Scholars can now publish open-access research in the prestigious Nature journals. But university-system representatives say the deal isn’t perfect.
  • Profession in Transition

    ‘Libraries Are the Great Equalizers’

    Librarians sound off on how their jobs and institutions are changing.
  • ProfHacker

    Searching Multiple Libraries with the Chrome Library Extension

    Want to find out quickly and easily whether that book you’re looking at on Amazon is available at your local library? Amy Cavender points readers to a Chrome extension that will not only do that, but will also let you know whether it’s available at any other libraries you choose.
  • The Ubiquitous Librarian

    The Library Research Building

    The Library Research Building - a concept in which the library manages space for a variety of faculty research projects.
  • The Ubiquitous Librarian

    Why do people who love libraries love libraries?

    Why do some people love libraries? Despite facilities challenges students are coming out in large numbers to be in the library. I’m starting to decode the core concepts.
  • The Ubiquitous Librarian

    LIBRARY BINGO: finals edition

    Library Bingo Card I found in our school newspaper.
  • ProfHacker

    Google Scholar Library

    If you want to keep up to date on citations to sources you’re using in your work, Google Scholar Library is a useful tool. Amy Cavender takes a first look.
  • ProfHacker

    Keep Track of (Public) Library Books with Library Elf

    Mark Sample introduces Library Elf, an online service that keeps track of multiple public library cards.