Communication

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Librarian Survey Focuses on Embedding ‘In Life of the User’

The report ” Librarian Futures: Charting Librarian–Patron Behaviors and Relationships in the Networked Digital Age,” follows from a survey of 4,000 librarians and patrons and synthesizes those survey results with usage data from Lean Library, data from a range of librarian and library stakeholder interviews, and contributions from partners scite, Springshare, OpenAthens and OCLC.

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Library shelves with various journals lying flat

In Praise of Those ‘Less Prestigious’ Journals

Shannon Mason and Margaret K. Merga argue that researchers should adopt more careful citation practices, as a means to broaden and contextualise what counts as ‘prestigious’ research and create a more equitable publishing environment for research outside of core anglophone countries.

1 month ago
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Immix Quartet performing

If Music Be…

My absence from these pages has been a produce of many forces. Paradoxically, pandemic-related lockdown has made access through the […]

2 months ago
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