October 20, 2014

Selected Highlights From New Survey of Medical and Other Scientific Libraries

From the Primary Research Group: This 200-page report examines the spending, staffing, and collection habits of over 40 medical and scientific libraries from all over the world, representing both the public and private sectors in higher education, government, non-profit organizations, and more. [Clip] Just a few of the many findings from this report are: 43.48 […]

FEDLINK Announces 13th Annual Awards for Federal Librarianship

Congratulations to all of the winners! From the FEDLINK Announcement: The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) has announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship, which recognize the many innovative ways that federal libraries, librarians and library technicians fulfill the information demands of government, business and scholarly communities and the American public. […]

EBSCO Debuts Subscription-Based, Unlimited Access eBook Collection for Corporate Libraries

From the EBSCO News Release: The collection is available as an annual subscription with unlimited access to the content. [Clip] The BusinessCore collection includes 5,600 full text e-book titles from leading publishers. New titles will be added on a monthly basis. [Clip] Users can print, email and save chapters, or transfer them to a number […]

Special Libraries: Canada: Human Resources Library Closure Part of Troubling Trend

From the Ottawa Citizen: The announcement that the departmental library at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada will be closed in little more than a year is “a generic problem,” says the member of a group protesting recent cuts and changes to the Library and Archives of Canada. “The federal government is really cutting back […]