News Briefs: Items from ALA, 3M Cloud Library, ORCID, and ACRL
Four items follow.
1. NISO Executive Director Todd Carpenter on “Why Assessment Needs Persistent Identifiers Like ORCID” (via ORCID Blog)
2. ALA Launches Got E-Rate Initiative (via ALA)
3. 3M Cloud Library Checkouts Grew By 121 Percent In 2014
4. 2015 ACRL Excellence In Academic Libraries Award Winners Announced (via ACRL)
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