April 17, 2014

Rutgers University: “Libraries Increase Book Digitization”

From The Daily Targum (Student Paper at Rutgers): The University’s libraries are using new technologies and adding new features to propel the University into the 21st century and create a more effective and efficient environment for students and faculty. According to the most recent annual report published in 2011, $6,245,881 of library collection expenditures funds […]

Rutgers University: Librarians Create Digital Portal of International Posters That Trace the History of Women’s Activism

From a Rutgers U. News Release: What was once a loose collection of 300 rolled-up and yellowing posters in an office of Rutgers’ Center for Women’s Global Leadership (CWGL) is now an award-winning digital portal offering insight into decades of women’s activism throughout the world. The vibrantly colored posters, newly available through RUCore, a Rutgers-based […]

New Jersey: Three-Year Study Asserts Benefits of School Libraries on Student Learning

From NJ.com: The New Jersey Association of School Librarians (NJASL) released findings on Wednesday of a three-year study conducted by the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries (CISSL) at Rutgers University, which explored the values of quality school libraries to education in New Jersey. “The findings show that New Jersey school libraries and school […]

ALA's Committee on Accreditation Announces Recent Actions

The following actions were made at the ALA Midwinter 2012 Conference in Dallas. From an ALA Announcement: Continued accreditation status was granted to the following programs: Master of Library and Information Science offered by the University of California, Los Angeles. Master of Science offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Master of Library and […]