October 16, 2021

Journal Article: “How to Cite This Digital Edition?”

The article linked below was recently published by Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ). Title How to Cite This Digital Edition? Author Roman Bleier Centre for Information Modelling, University of Graz Source Digital Humanities Quarterly Volume 15 Number 3 (Preview) From the Introduction Editions, in print or digital, have a prominent place in humanities research as they […]

Report: “The Costs of Exclusion: Economic Consequences of the Digital Gender Gap”

From the World Wide Web Foundation: The Costs of Exclusion: Governments are missing out on hundreds of billions of dollars because of the digital gender gap Across the world, millions of people are still unable to access the internet and participate online — and women are disproportionately excluded. Men are 21% more likely to be […]

New Free Multimedia E-Book: “Nations to Nations: Indigenous Voices: Indigenous Voices at Library and Archives Canada”

From Library and Archives Canada (LAC): Nations to Nations: Indigenous Voices at Library and Archives Canada is a free multimedia e-book featuring 28 essays and over 140 images. Indigenous staff at Library and Archives Canada (LAC) wrote the essays to offer personal interpretations of collection items such as journals, maps, artwork, photographs, publications and audiovisual […]

“Anne Frank’s Complete Manuscripts Go Online For The First Time”; Copyright Law Limits Access to About 60 Countries

Note: The digitized manuscripts are not accessible via U.S. IP addresses. From The Forward: Anne Frank’s handwritten manuscripts, complete with commentary, are now accessible online in their entirety for the first time. The Association for Research and Access to Historical Texts published a new digitized edition of Frank’s manuscripts last week, offering the first-ever online […]

Journal Article: “Navigating Complex Authorities: Intellectual Freedom, Information Literacy and Truth in Pandemic Stem Information”

The full text article linked below was recently made available by IFLA Journal. Title Navigating Complex Authorities: Intellectual Freedom, Information Literacy and Truth in Pandemic STEM Information Authors Kate Mercer University of Waterloo Library, Canada Kari D Weaver University of Waterloo Library, Canada Khrystine Waked New Vision Family Health Team, Canada Source IFLA Journal Article […]

2021 Miles Conrad Award Lecture: Heather Joseph

The following article was recently shared (pre-press) by Information Services & Use. Title 2021 Miles Conrad Award Lecture: Heather Joseph Author Heather Joseph SPARC Source Information Services & Use (2021) Abstract This paper is based upon the 2021 Miles Conrad Award Lecture that was given by Heather Joseph at the second annual NISO Plus conference […]

Research Paper (Preprint): “Promoting Open Science Through Research Data Management”

Title Promoting Open Science Through Research Data Management Authors John A. Borghi Stanford University School of Medicine Ana E. Van Gulick figshare Source arXiv arXiv:2110.00888 Abstract Data management, which encompasses activities and strategies related to the storage, organization, and description of data and other research materials, helps ensure the usability of datasets — both for […]

Not Real News: An Associated Press Roundup of Untrue Stories Shared Widely on Social Media This Week

From the Associated Press: A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts… Direct to Full Text See Also: More “Not Real News” […]

Report: “Sarah Meilleur Named First Female CEO of Calgary Public Library”

From the Calgary Herald: Earlier this week, the 42-year-old native Calgarian was named the new CEO of the Calgary Public Library, the first female leader in its 109-year history. Meilleur, who has been with the library since 2001, had been serving as its interim CEO since April. “For many years, Sarah has worked tirelessly to […]

A $1.5 Million Grant From the Mellon Foundation Will Provide Incarcerated College Students with Access to JSTOR Database

From Alex Humphrey’s at JSTOR Labs: Over the past few years, as JSTOR Labs has worked to pilot offline and direct access to JSTOR for incarcerated learners, I’ve had one thought, over and over: Lack of quality library resources is just one obstacle of many that students in prison face as they endeavor to gain […]