December 5, 2020

New From ARL: SPEC Kit (#326) Looks at Digital Humanities in Research Libraries

The complete SPEC kit is Fee-Based (Order Form). From a SPEC Kit #326  Summary: The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published Digital Humanities, SPEC Kit 326, which provides a snapshot of research library experiences with digital scholarship centers or services that support the humanities (e.g., history, art, music, film, literature, philosophy, religion, etc.) and […]

A New SPEC Kit from ARL: "Digital Preservation"

The complete kit is fee-based (ordering info). An executive summary and the table of contents are available online for free. From a SPEC Kit #325  Summary: The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published Digital Preservation, SPEC Kit 325, which explores the strategies that ARL member institutions use to protect evolving research collections and the […]

New From ARL: SPEC Kit 324: Collecting Global Resources

The full text of the SPEC Kit is fee-based, ordering info at the bottom of this news release. However, as is always the case, the table-of-contents and an executive summary (18 pages; PDF) is available at no charge. From the Introduction of the Executive Summary: The purpose of this survey was to identify trends, practices, […]

Executive Summary: ARL Spec Kit 323: Socializing New Hires

ARL Spec Kit 323: Socializing New Hires has been released and is available for purchase. The table of contents and an executive summary are available for free. From an ARL Announcement: The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published Socializing New Hires, SPEC Kit 323, which investigates the progress made in ARL member organizations to […]