September 19, 2018

National Science Foundation: “How Rumors Spread on Social Media During Weather Disasters”

From the National Science Foundation: After hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research to investigate the broad impacts of these disasters. A year later, some of the researchers funded by awards from the agency’s Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate are reporting results produced to date. This is the second article […]

New Research Article: “Assessment of Multilingual Collections in Public Libraries: A Case Study of the Toronto Public Library”

The following article appears in the latest issue (13.3) of Evidence Based Library And Information Practice (EBLIP). Title Assessment of Multilingual Collections in Public Libraries: A Case Study of the Toronto Public Library Authors Valentina Ly Mount Sinai Hospital Source Evidence Based Library And Information Practice (EBLIP) Vol. 13, No. 3 (2018) doi: 10.18438/eblip29408 Abstract […]

News Roundup (September 19, 2018)

1. Manuscript Submission: HighWire Introduces BenchPress Unlimited  2. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge Core Share to Become a Permanent Feature of CUP’s Online Books and Journals Platform 3. Knowledge Unlatched and Peter Lang Reach Agreement on Publication of IT-Law Program in Gold Open Access 4. Taylor and Francis Enter Agreement to Adopt PubGrade’s Integrated Advertising Platform 5. University of Virginia Library Teaming […]

Research Tools: U.S. Census Announces 2018 Update of International Data Base

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From the U.S. Census: The U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data Base update provides demographic revisions for 23 countries. Ten of these countries are in sub-Saharan Africa, six are in Europe, and the rest are in the Middle East, North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Revised estimates and projections are available for Belize, Burkina […]

News Roundup (September 18, 2018)

1. OpenStax Publishes New Business Textbook Series (via Rice University) 2. Rider University’s Textbook Reserve Program Sees More Than 1,000 Checkouts In Third Year 3. Hindawi Launches Peer Review System Built Using the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (Coko) Open Source Framework ||| Hindawi Announcement 4. A.M. Salaz and Brian Matthews Named Associate Deans for University Libraries at Carnegie Mellon University 5. University of […]

Library of Congress Launches OFFICIAL Congressional Research Service Reports Portal

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Long awaited public access to Congressional Research Service reports are now available online. The new OFFICIAL PORTAL launched today at CRSReports.Congress.gov Official/Formal public access can after years of hard work by a number of people and organizations. Kudos to those involved. Daniel Schuman at Demand Progress (a person and an organization deeply involved in making […]

New Research Article: “An Analysis of Academic Libraries’ Participation in 21st Century Library Trends”

The following article appears in the new issue (13.3) of Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) published today. Title An Analysis of Academic Libraries: Participation in 21st Century Library Trends Authors Amy Jo Catalano Hofstra University Sarah Glasser Hofstra University Lori Caniano Adelphi University William Caniano Hofstra University Lawrence Paretta Source Evidence Based Library And […]

Conference Paper: “What Increases (Social) Media Attention: Research Impact, Author Prominence or Title Attractiveness?”

The 23rd International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators (STI 2018) took place last week in Leiden, Netherlands. Title What Increases (Social) Media Attention: Research Impact, Author Prominence or Title Attractiveness? Authors Olga Zagovora GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne (Germany) Katrin Weller GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne (Germany) Milan Janosov […]

Presentations and Posters From the 10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP)

The 10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (#COASP10) is underway in Vienna, Austria and we’re posting links to presentations and posters as we learn about them. Please bookmark this post and stop by again. More to come! Creating Value from Open Research Data by Rob Johnson and Andrea Chiarelli Funders Facing FAIR Data by Fiona Murphy […]

Reference: Europe: Eurostat Regional Yearbook 2018 and Interactive Tools Now Available

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From Eurostat: …the 2018 edition of Eurostat regional yearbook, [is] published each year by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. It contains chapters on regional policies and European Commission priorities, as well as statistics on population, health, education and training, labour market, economy, structural business statistics, research and innovation, digital economy and society, […]