In the spirit of open access week this month, as a former institutional and international disciplinary repository manager, I’d like to look at how we can use better stakeholder management methods to help achieve library aims in filling … More
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The digital … More
There are great opportunities to be had for libraries in the area of research support. A well-considered strategy will help you make that a success.
Based on discussions with academic libraries over 10 years, and research into … More
A library blog providing you with concrete pointers to help make things happen.
Proud2Know will publish a monthly blog from September 2013 for both librarians and other information professionals developing services for the research, teaching and learning communities.… More
Learn more about how to optimise academic library management processes and services with monthly guidelines and tips based on good business and library practice
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Vanessa Proudman has both driven and followed international digital library … More
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Approaching blog topics are library user and … More
This list shows a small varied selection of research support services worldwide. It is a sample from the LIBREVE research into library research support services across the world.
It was presented at the Avans Hogeschool in June 2013.… More
Library research support services worldwide (LIBREVE)
LIBREVE helps you easily and quickly identify ways to meet the needs of your researchers and increase user satisfaction whilst saving you time and costs.
It brings together library services from across … More
Knowing your stakeholders and when and how to utilise them is the difference between making and breaking your library initiatives.
2. Who are the key stakeholders who are affected by such a policy and who do you need to involve to define or revise an OA policy?
Moving true story/film:The Love of Books – A Sarajevo Story (BBC Storyville)
Inspiring: Danish libraries explored various new external partnerships to bring a new dynamism to their image and services.
On 16th July 2012, University of Muenster Library … More
Looking at 25 university libraries in Europe and the US, here are 5 very different links to services that could inspire and support us in developing our libraries – some very ambitious ones, and some low-hanging fruit.
Transformations with the Internet and social media, mobile technology, online publishing, data analytics, search, and cloud computing have brought new challenges to libraries and to their relationships with their researchers.
Global rankings are influencing how academic libraries need … More