The ARL Statistics & Digital Repositories

When reporting collection statistics, how do research libraries treat Institutional Repository (IR) content?  The ARL Statistics annual survey asks libraries to report the number of titles that are discoverable, specifically, “…the total number of titles catalogued and made ready for use”.  However, many special collections and IR materials are available only through the IR environment […]

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Usus Travel Award offered by COUNTER goes to Nancy Bennett! Congratulations Nancy!

Dear Colleagues – The Usus Supervisory Board is pleased to announce that we have a winner of the Usus Travel Award! Nancy Bennett, Electronic Resources & Systems Librarian at Carroll University, has written the winning opinion piece about usage statistics. You can read it here: http://www.usus.org.uk/news-opinions/. Thanks to the generosity of COUNTER, Nancy will receive […]

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Focus on presentations re electronic resources at the Library Assessment Conference (August 4-6, 2014) – Seattle

2014 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable and Practical Assessment By Martha Kyrillidou, Steve Hiller and Amy Yeager Submitted to Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, E-Resource Round Up, Vol. 26, No. 4 The fifth gathering of the biennial Library Assessment Conference took place in Seattle, August 4-6, 2014, with pre- and post-conference workshops before and […]

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Access Services Conference 2014, Unlocking the 21st Century Library

Final Call – Proposals due Friday, May 2 – Tina E. Chrzastowski, Head of Access & Delivery Services, University Library, Santa Clara University – On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we would like to invite you to submit a proposal for the Access Services Conference 2014, Unlocking the 21st Century Library.  This year’s event will be held […]

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