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Major Italian Universities Transition to EBSCO FOLIO ERM

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
25 May 2021
Library Resource Management

University of Ferrara (Unife) and University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE)  are the first two Italian universities to choose EBSCO FOLIO’s Electronic Resource Management (ERM). This transition to the EBSCO FOLIO ERM is the first step for libraries looking to fully adopt the FOLIO Library Services Platform (LSP).

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Carnegie Mellon University Adopts ProQuest’s TDM Studio™ Service for Text and Data Mining

ProQuest
27 Apr 2021
Library Resource Management

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers, faculty and students can now analyze massive volumes of data, spot trends and patterns, and quickly gain powerful insights using a unique text and data mining (TDM) resource. CMU, a global research university based in Pittsburgh, Pa., joins the ranks of Dartmouth College, Syracuse University, and many others to adopt TDM Studio , a technology that enables advanced exploration of data in research, teaching and learning across disciplines.

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OCLC's Express program uses 'smart fulfillment' enhancements to help libraries deliver materials fast

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
18 Mar 2021
Library Resource Management

More than 1,000 libraries are now participating in OCLC's new Express digital delivery program that facilitates exceptionally fast turnaround times using smart fulfillment enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.

 

Designed to simplify and save, the Express program is for libraries that consistently deliver articles and other digital resources within 18 hours or less through OCLC's WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL) network. As part of the program, these libraries can leverage the OCLC ILL services they already use—Tipasa, ILLiad or WorldShare ILL—to provide the fastest service possible at no extra charge.

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OCLC's Capira mobile library services recognized with 2021 Modern Library Awards

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
14 Jan 2021
Library Resource Management

CapiraMobile and CapiraCurbside—mobile library services that offer flexibility, choice, and convenience for libraries and their users—have been recognized with LibraryWorks' 2021 Modern Library Awards.

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هيئة المكتبات توقع مذكرة "إتاحة المخطوطات" مع مكتبة الملك فهد الوطنية

Maktabat Online
23 Dec 2020
Library Resource Management

وقعت هيئة المكتبات مذكرة استضافة مع مكتبة الملك فهد الوطنية، تقوم خلالها المكتبة بإتاحة مجموعة من المخطوطات المرقمنة عبر منصة إلكترونية موحدة بالمخطوطات بالمملكة، ومثّل هيئة المكتبات في التوقيع الرئيس التنفيذي الدكتور عبدالرحمن بن ناصر العاصم، في حين مثل مكتبة الملك فهد الوطنية الأمين العام المكلف سليمان بن يوسف المسعود.

وتسعى هيئة المكتبات من المشروع توفير منصة جامعة للمخطوطات في المملكة، تخدم الباحثين وتدعم المناخ البحثي عبر فتح نوافذ رسمية للوصول إلى المعلومات التي تحتويها المخطوطات، وذلك من خلال المنصة الإلكترونية.

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إدراج مجلة جامعة القاهرة للإنسانيات والعلوم الاجتماعية ضمن قاعدة بيانات Cabells الدولية

Maktabat Online
04 Dec 2020
Library Resource Management

أعلن الدكتور محمد عثمان الخشت رئيس جامعة القاهرة، إدراج مجلة جامعة القاهرة في الإنسانيات والعلوم الاجتماعية "JHASS"، والتي تصدر بالتعاون مع مؤسسة النشر البريطانية ايمرالد «Emerald»، ضمن قاعدة بيانات "Cabells" الدولية، مشيرا إلى أن إدراج المجلة يمثل خطوة جديدة ونجاح المجلة نحو إيجاد مكانة لها على المستوى الدولي رغم حداثتها، وهو ما يعد إنجازًا كبيرًا للجامعة في مجال النشر الدولي والبحث العلمي. 

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مكتبة الملك فهد بجدة تطلق مبادرة المعرفة عطاء ونماء

Maktabat Online
20 Oct 2020
Library Resource Management

أطلقت مكتبة الملك فهد العامة بجدة خِدْمات المكتبة الإلكترونية عبر مبادرة "المعرفة عطاء ونماء" التي تضم مجموعةً من الكتب في شتى مناحي المعرفة كالعلوم الاجتماعية، وعلم النفس وتطوير الذات، والشريعة، وكتب الأطفال، واللغات، والأدب والروايات، والتاريخ والجغرافيا، والعلوم المتنوعة، والفنون، وذلك بهدف إبراز الدور الثقافي والمعرفي بكفاءة عالية من خلال توظيف التقنية الإلكترونية للوصول إلى أكبر شريحة في المجتمع...

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Ex Libris Adds Leganto and Esploro to FedRAMP Authorization to Operate from the United States Government

ProQuest
15 Oct 2020
Library Resource Management

Having completed the US program’s annual audit of security processes, Ex Libris now has FedRAMP authorization to operate for the Alma, Primo, Leganto, and Esploro solutions…

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المجلس الثقافي البريطاني يطلق مكتبة رقمية مجانية في فلسطين

Maktabat Online
04 Oct 2020
Library Resource Management

أطلق المجلس الثقافي البريطاني يوم الاثنين مكتبة رقمية مجانية.

وسيتيح هذا المورد الجديد إمكانية الوصول غير المحدود إلى آلاف المحتويات الترفيهية والموارد الأكاديمية، بما في ذلك موارد الدراسة عبر الإنترنت، الكتب الإلكترونية والكتب الصوتية والأفلام الوثائقية الحائزة على جوائز...

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إطلاق مكتبة الإسكندرية لمكنز اليونسكو باللغة العربية

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
22 Sep 2020
Library Resource Management

أعلن قطاع المكتبات بمكتبة الإسكندرية عن إطلاق منظمة اليونسكو للنسخة العربية الإلكترونية من (مكنز اليونسكو)، والتي تم إنتاجها من قِبَل إدارة مؤسسات المعلومات والمهارات المهنية التابعة لقطاع المكتبات في مكتبة الإسكندرية بالشراكة مع منظمة اليونسكو، إذ يتوفر المكنز اليوم باللغات العربية والإنجليزية والفرنسية والروسية والإسبانية. يأتي ذلك في إطار حرص مكتبة الإسكندرية على استمرارية تفعيل دورها الرائد في نشر العلوم والمعرفة للمجتمع الدولي بشكل عام والعربي بشكل خاص...

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IFLA Submits Views on Digital Services Act

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
08 Sep 2020
Library Resource Management

The European Commission has launched its long-awaited consultation on the Digital Services Act (DSA) which will develop new rules for internet platforms.  These rules will potentially set new standards for government regulation online and, therefore, have a global impact on all digital stakeholders, including the library field…

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Clarivate Launches the Arabic Citation Index in Egypt

Clarivate Analytics
17 Aug 2020
Library Resource Management

Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CCC)…has now launched the Arabic Citation Index™ (ARCI), the world’s first local language citation index for the Arabic world in Egypt...

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Collibra Launches Public COVID-19 Data Catalog

Collibra
29 Jul 2020
Library Resource Management

Collibra, the Data Intelligence company, today announced a free, public COVID-19 data catalog that brings together publicly-available data sets, business glossaries, reference data and the public workbook provided by Tableau’s COVID-19 Data Hub...

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AASL announces Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning

American Library Association (ALA)
27 Jul 2020
Library Resource Management

The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has released its inaugural list of Best Digital Tools for Teaching & Learning…The new list follows the evolution of technology as websites develop apps and resources are produced which are not easily classified in either platform…

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”أرشيف المغرب“ تنشر فهرس مجموعة ”بروسبير ريكار“

Assafir 24
24 Jul 2020
Library Resource Management

...نشرت مؤسسة ”أرشيف المغرب“ يومه الجمعة 24 يوليو الجاري على موقعها الالكتروني، فهرس مجموعة بروسبير ريكار ”Prosper RICARD“،...

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NetDocuments Introduces NetKnowledge Enterprise Search Powered by BA Insight

NetDocuments
15 Jul 2020
Library Resource Management

NetDocuments, the leading secure multi-tenant cloud-based content services and productivity platform for law firms, corporate legal teams, and compliance departments, today introduced NetKnowledge powered by BA Insight.

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New Resource: Authoring Tool Accessibility Report Generator

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
30 Jun 2020
Library Resource Management

The Accessibility Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) has published the ATAG Report Tool

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Gale Analytics Launches New Interactive Dashboards to Help Public Libraries Gain Deeper Insights into Community Interests and Needs

Cengage
30 Jun 2020
Library Resource Management

Gale, a Cengage company, is helping public libraries analyze data more efficiently to better serve their patrons and communities. Gale Analytics has introduced new interactive dashboards that provide public libraries with valuable insights into their service areas...

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The BA Library Sector activates the Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) service

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
17 Jun 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Library Sector activated the Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI) service, which caters for the needs of Egyptian postgraduate researchers...

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ProQuest Streamlines Discoverability of Subscription and Open Access Content

ProQuest
16 Jun 2020
Library Resource Management

ProQuest is improving the accessibility of subscription and open access content on its award-winning platform with a series of enhancements designed to boost research, teaching and learning outcomes…

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Libraries and Media Literacy: IFLA to Participate in an EU Project

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
28 May 2020
Library Resource Management

IFLA is working on a Media Literacy project within the framework of the EU 'Preparatory Action on Media Literacy for All'...

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الفهرس العربي الموحد يطلق خدمة" الفهرس بودكاست"

Arabic Union Catalog (ARUC)
18 May 2020
Library Resource Management

يمكنكم الآن، أينما كنتم وفي أي وقت، الاستماع للندوات والمحاضرات والدورات التدريبية المسجلة عبر قناة الفهرس على منصة SoundCloud من خلال تحميل التطبيق على هواتفكم الذكية أو الوصول للمنصة من خلال الرابط التالي: https://soundcloud.com/arabcatalog

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The BA launches "Quarantine Diary of Information Professionals" YouTube channel

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
18 May 2020
Library Resource Management

Bibliotheca Alexandrina is pleased to launch "Quarantine Diary of Information Professionals", a YouTube channel initiated by the BA Library Sector...

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"الثقافة الأردنية "تطلق منصة رقمية للكتب المجانية

Almayadeen net
15 May 2020
Library Resource Management

تحت عنوان "الكُتْبا" أطلقت وزارة الثقافة الأردنية الخميس منصة رقمية توفر الكتب المجانية…

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“Professional development skills” in remote sessions at the BA

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
15 May 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Library Sector offers remote sessions in professional development skills that aim to serve Egyptian researchers and non-researchers…

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#IFLAFromHome: Engaging with IFLA, Wherever You Are

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
12 May 2020
Library Resource Management

The COVID-19 Pandemic has seen so much energy and inventiveness from libraries as they work to continue to fulfil their missions.

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Annual Review of Political Science uses Subscribe to Open to publish 2020 volume open access

Annual Reviews
12 May 2020
Library Resource Management

Nonprofit publisher Annual Reviews is pleased to announce that the 2020 volume of the Annual Review of Political Science (https://annualreviews.org/journal/polisci) has been converted from gated to open access...

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Academic Video Online adds hundreds of award-winning streaming films to complement critical discussions on bioethics, political science, history and more

ProQuest
08 May 2020
Library Resource Management

…Through a partnership with renowned provider FILM PLATFORM, ProQuest is adding more than 500 influential and thought-provoking new documentaries to its streaming video collection…

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The BA Library Sector organizes a remote series on Western literature

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
08 May 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Library Sector presents Western literature to the public in a series entitled “Literary Meetings”...

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OverDrive Professional Provides Libby App to College Campuses and the Workplace

OverDrive
07 May 2020
Library Resource Management

OverDrive, the world’s leading digital reading platform for public libraries and schools, announced the launch of OverDrive Professional...

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Online lectures on Coronavirus from the BA

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
02 May 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Center for Special Studies and Programs (CSSP) and the Sustainable Development Studies, Youth Capacity Building, and African Relations Support Program are organizing a series of lectures that aim to tackle Coronavirus from different perspectives...

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الويبينار الثامن للاتحاد بعنوان "نظم وبرمجيات ادارة الوثائق والمحفوظات" ضمن حملة وتستمر المعرفة

AFLI اعلم
30 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

يعلن الاتحاد العربي للمكتبات والمعلومات (اعلم) عن فتح باب التسجيل لحضور الويبينار الثامن للعام ٢٠٢٠ بعنوان “نظم وبرمجيات ادارة الوثائق والمحفوظات…

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خدمات تفاعلية عن بُعد للطفل والنشء بمكتبة الإسكندرية

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Library Sector
27 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

في ظل الوضع الراهن من تفشي فيروس كورونا المستجد (COVID-19)، لجأ معظم الناس للمكوث بالمنزل، لهذا فقد قمنا بوضع خطة من الأنشطة التي سنقوم بعرضها أونلاين

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مركز مصادر التعلم بمعهد البحرين للتدريب يفعّل نظام المكتبات كوها عن بعد

Maktabat Online
24 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

في إطار الجهود المستمرة لتعزيز ودعم عملية التعلّم عن بعد، يعلن معهد البحرين للتدريب عن تفعيله لنظام KOHA الخاص بمركز مصادر التعلم وإتاحته من خلال الموقع الإلكتروني للمعهد

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ReadCube Launches Free Research Pass Programme to Enable Broad Full-Text Access for COVID-19 Researchers

Digital Science
23 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

In collaboration with leading publishers, Digital Science’s ReadCube is announcing the launch of a new initiative to facilitate access to literature related to COVID-19 research…

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Resource Sharing during COVID-19 (RSCVD) Tool Launched

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
21 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

IFLA' Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section has just launched a special tool to help ILL professionals in not-for-profit libraries anywhere in the world…

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ابقى في المنزل وتعلم!

البرامج التدريبية المتخصصة للمكتبيين، مكتبة الإسكندرية
21 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

في ظل الوضع الراهن من تفشي فيروس كورونا المستجد (COVID-19)، لجأ معظم الناس للمكوث بالمنزل، لهذا فقد قمنا بوضع خطة من الأنشطة التي سنقوم بعرضها أونلاين

المصدر


MU LAUNCHES INITIATIVE ‘STAY HOME’ FOR ACCESSING OVER 800 MILLION ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

News Archive: Majmaah University
18 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

The Deanship of Library Affairs at MU launched an initiative entitled “Stay Home” for allowing the university staff to access the federated search portal (MuFind)…

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The BA Antiquities Museum launches a new educational initiative

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum
16 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Antiquities Museum, affiliated with the Cultural Outreach Sector, launches through its website and its official pages on Facebook and Twitter, an educational initiative entitled “Object of the Day”…

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NYU’s Arabic Collections Online Usage Jumps 700 Percent in March

New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC)
14 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

As remote learning and self-quarantine have become the order of the day, the number of monthly users of NYU Libraries’ Arabic Collections Online (ACO) increased from 50,000 to 350,000 in March. This digital library, a partnership between NYU New York and NYU Abu Dhabi, is a collection of Arabic-language, public-domain content drawn from distinguished libraries around the world and available to anyone with an internet connection…

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Bringing the Library of Alexandria to you at Home: Live tours of the Library of Alexandria

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Cultural Outreach Sector
12 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

Dr. Mostafa ElFeki, Director of the Library of Alexandria, announced the launch of the BA Cultural Outreach Sector initiative entitled “Bringing the Library of Alexandria to you at Home”…

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Nature to join open-access Plan S, publisher says

Nature
09 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

After a change in the rules of the bold open-access (OA) initiative known as Plan S, publisher Springer Nature said on 8 April that many of its non-OA journals — including Nature — were now committed to joining the plan…

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ALA Neal-Schuman releases free e-book on disaster planning, response, and recovery

American Library Association (ALA)
09 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

During this time of uncertainty library workers are finding new ways to provide crucial information and services. To bolster their efforts, ALA Neal-Schuman is pleased to offer a free PDF e-book of the resource Library as Safe Haven: Disaster Planning, Response, and Recovery

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Video editing tools for librarians

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
08 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

Mirjana Nešić has made a video, "Video editing tools for librarians"…

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300,000 Titles Made Available to Read and Download for Free via Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation’s ‘Digital Knowledge Hub’ Platform

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation
07 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) is providing books and publications for free for readers across the UAE via its ‘Digital Knowledge Hub’ platform – the largest Arabic content platform…

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Stay tuned and wait for us!

E-Learning Services, Bibliotheca Alexandrina E-learning, Facebook
05 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

The Information Institutions and Professional Skills Department, Library Sector, Bibliotheca Alexandrina is pleased to invite you to attend weekly session for Professional Development every Monday at 2:00 p.m...

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المكتبة الوطنية المغربية تطرح مجموعة كتب أون لاين للاطلاع في الحجر الصحي

مغرب نويز أون لاين
04 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

تقترح المكتبة الوطنية للمملكة المغربية، خلال هذه الفترة من الحجر الصحي، طائفة من الكتب الصوتية يمكن الولوج إليها عبر موقعها على الإنترنت...

المصدر


Stay at Home... Invest your time in studying French with the BA

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Center of Francophone Activities (CAF)
04 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

For those interested in the French language and culture, the BA Center of Francophone Activities (CAF) made available a number of events and activities on its official website for the public to access from home…

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مركز القبة السماوية العلمي – Planetarium Science Center

مركز القبة السماوية العلمي، مكتبة الإسكندرية، الفيسبوك
03 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

حرصًا من مركز القبة السماوية وفريق العمل به على صحة زوارنا وسلامتهم...لذا نحن معك في البيت خلال شهر إبريل بأنشطة متنوعة...

المصدر


The BA engages with its public on YouTube

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
02 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina reaches out to the public via its official YouTube channel…

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Press launches open research platform, Cambridge Open Engage

Cambridge University Press
02 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

Cambridge Open Engage, the early and open content and collaboration platform from Cambridge University Press, has officially launched and is now open to direct submissions from researchers…

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نادي للعلوم والخيال العلمي عبر الإنترنت - مكتبة الإسكندرية خدمات الجمهور - Bibliotheca Alexandrina Library Services

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
01 Apr 2020
Library Resource Management

تنظم إدارة خدمات المعلومات بقطاع المكتبات بمكتبة الإسكندرية، اللقاء الثاني لنادي "ساينسي ScienSee" وثائقيات العلوم وسينما الخيال العلمي...

المصدر


Links to COVID-19 Resources

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
31 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

CCC recognizes publishing and information organizations for contributing to the common good…

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Pandemic Preparedness

American Library Association (ALA)
31 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

This page provides information about preparing for a pandemic, including library-specific policy suggestions and more universal resources…

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Links to Learning-at-Home Resources

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
30 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

During these challenging times, schools and educators are quickly shifting from in-classroom to in-home teaching…

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Join the Covid-19 Conversation: How to Be with Others When You Are Alone

Medical Library Association (MLA)
30 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

MLA is launching a series of free, live, online conversations, Coping and Caring in the Time of COVID…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
30 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is closely monitoring COVID-19 and its impact on museums, libraries, and the communities they serve…

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نادي الكتاب في مكتبة الإسكندرية عبر الإنترنت

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
30 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

في ظل هذه الظروف الاستثنائية العالمية، يدعوكم قطاع المكتبات بمكتبة الإسكندرية إلى المشاركة في حلقة نقاش خاصة عبر الإنترنت من نادي الكتاب في مكتبة الإسكندرية...

المصدر


Open Access to ACM Digital Library During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
30 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

As the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues, we at ACM would like to do what we can to help support the computing community…

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المكتبة الرقمية تستقبل رسائل الماجستير والدكتوراه إلكترونيا

المكتبة الرقمية، جامعة الفيوم
29 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

تحت رعاية الأستاذ الدكتور/ أحمد جابر شديد رئيس جامعة الفيوم...صرحت الدكتورة/ زينب أبو الخير مدير المكتبة الرقمية بالجامعة أنه في إطار اتجاه الدولة نحو التحول الرقمي وفي ظل الظروف الراهنة التي تمر بها البلاد من مكافحة فيروس كورونا المستجد، فإن المكتبة الرقمية بالجامعة تستقبل مخططات الماجستير والدكتوراه...

المصدر


The BA Center for Strategic Studies holds a discussion on managing the crisis of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Egypt

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Center for Strategic Studies
29 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The BA Center for Strategic Studies organizes a panel discussion entitled "The Coronavirus Pandemic: Crisis Management in Egypt and its implications on the local, regional and international levels…

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E-article service - خدمة ارسال المقالات الإلكترونية

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
29 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

Due to current exceptional circumstances, kindly be informed that the service “ListofArticlesRequest” will be available for all #readers and #researchers…

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CLS Coronavirus/COVID-19 response information

MIDWEST COLLABORATIVE for LIBRARY SERVICES (MCLS)
27 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

During the current global coronavirus pandemic, MCLS is open and as responsive and supportive as possible through any restrictions your library may face…

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OCLC statement on coronavirus (COVID-19)

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
27 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

OCLC continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact worldwide…

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Connect users to free online resources during the COVID-19 crisis

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
27 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

Many content providers have offered free access to e-content collections to help you maintain online services during the COVID-19 crisis…

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Nahla wa Nahil™ endorsed by Ministry of Education, UAE

Nahla wa Nahil™
26 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

Ministry of Education endorses a strategic partnership between United Printing and Publishing and TechKnowledge to Deliver Nahla wa Nahil™, an Arabic Digital Reading Solution, to all Public and Private Schools in the UAE...

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Announcing a National Emergency Library to Provide Digitized Books to Students and the Public

Internet Archive Blog
24 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

To address our unprecedented global and immediate need for access to reading and research materials, as of today, March 24, 2020, the Internet Archive will suspend waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in our lending library…

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Copyright Clearance Center Launches Education Continuity License

Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
24 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, announces its Education Continuity License to enable creative approaches to remote teaching and distance learning…

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COVID-19 - Translated language resources available for libraries to communicate with communities

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
24 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The IFLA Library Services to Multicultural Populations Section is working with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) to create translated signage and text for libraries

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مكتبة الإسكندرية خدمات الجمهور – Bibliotheca Alexandrina Library Services

مكتبة الإسكندرية خدمات الجمهور
24 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

من ضمن خدمات الاتاحة عن بعد بالمكتبة الرئيسية المتاحة هذه الفترة، مستودع الأصول الرقمية دار Dar...

المصدر


The Arab Studies Institute's Open Access Resources for Teaching the Middle East

Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR)
23 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The Arab Studies Institute's Open Access Resources for Teaching the Middle East as teachers, students, and researchers limit their in-person contact…

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وزير الثقافة تطلق المبادرة الاليكترونية "خليك فى البيت .. الثقافة بين ايديك" على شبكة الانترنت...

وزارة الثقافة، جمهورية مصر العربية
22 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

قالت عبد الدايم أن مبادرة "خليك فى البيت .. الثقافة بين ايديك" تهدف الى بث نوادر ارشيف الابداع الوطنى والمعرفى التراثى والمعاصر عبر قناة وزارة الثقافة باليوتيوب وحسابات السوشيال ميديا الخاصة بها...

المصدر


MLA Member Curated List of COVID-19 Resources

Medical Library Association (MLA)
21 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

MLA members have started a curated list of COVID-19 resources for medical librarians and other health information professionals…

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اتحاد الناشرين المصريين يطلق مبادرة "خليك في البيت مع خير جليس" للتشجيع على القراءة

اتحاد الناشرين المصريين، الفيسبوك
21 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

انطلاقًا من الدور الوطني الواجب والمسئولية المجتمعية على اتحاد الناشرين المصريين تجاه الشعب المصري...يطلق اتحاد الناشرين المصريين مبادرة للتشجيع على القراءة...

المصدر


Free access to online content from some publishers

Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR)
19 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

Due to COVID-19 emergency some publishers are now offering free access to their content…

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Resources from Gale on COVID-19

GALE: A Cengage Company
16 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

To support librarians and educators as they navigate a rapid shift to virtual learning and across many communities, the physical closure of libraries…

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ASIS&T Authors Examine the Role of Information During a Global Health Crisis

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST)
16 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The Association for Information Science and Technology announces the publication of "Global health crises are also information crises: A call to action" in its Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology…

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Elsevier gives full access to its content on its COVID-19 Information Center for PubMed Central and other public health databases to accelerate fight against coronavirus

Elsevier
13 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

From today, Elsevier…is making all its research and data content on its COVID-19 Information Center available to PubMed Central, the archive of biomedical…

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Libraries and the Coronavirus: Evolving Information and Resources

WebJunction: OCLC
10 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is having a global impact, and affecting local communities…

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«مكتبات الشارقة» تقدم ٦ ملايين كتاب إلكتروني للجمهور مجانا

Sharjah Libraries
08 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

انسجاما مع الإجراءات الاحترازية والوقائية التى تتخذها دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة لمواجهة فيروس كورونا، أعلنت إدارة مكتبات الشارقة العامة التابعة لهيئة الشارقة للكتاب، عن فتح مكتبتها الإلكترونية مجانا...

المصدر


Coronavirus Free Access Resource Center

JoVE
01 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

JoVE has made its coronavirus focused content…

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COVID-19: Response from the Information Community

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
01 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

NOTE: This news and resource page is being updated daily, as information makes its way to us…

SOURCE


Free Webinars

DAISY Consortium
01 Mar 2020
Library Resource Management

…we’re scheduling webinars on accessible publishing and reading…

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Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis

WebJunction: OCLC
26 Feb 2020
Library Resource Management

We’re excited to announce a new report from OCLC and the Public Library Association (PLA). Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis...

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New ACM Journal Explores How Technology Is Transforming Government

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
25 Feb 2020
Library Resource Management

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today announced the inaugural issue of Digital Government: Research and Practice (DGOV), a new interdisciplinary open access journal on the impact of technology on governance and public institutions…

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SAGE launches portal to streamline open access publishing process

SAGE Publishing
24 Feb 2020
Library Resource Management

SAGE Publishing announces the launch of a new portal that enables authors, consortia, libraries, and funders to manage the open access publishing workflow...

SOURCE


IEEE Introduces TechRxiv™, a New Preprint Server for Unpublished Research

IEEE.org
29 Jan 2020
Library Resource Management

IEEE…announces the launch of TechRxiv.org, a preprint server for the global technology community. TechRxiv.org is a collaborative multidisciplinary hub...

SOURCE


ProQuest’s TDM Studio™ Service Transforms Text and Data Mining with Efficiency, Flexibility and Power

ProQuest
24 Jan 2020
Library Resource Management

Researchers will now be able to uncover new connections and make new discoveries using ProQuest’s TDM Studio service...

SOURCE


OCLC’s new EZproxy Analytics service offers libraries greater insights into use of e-resources

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
14 Jan 2020
Library Resource Management

OCLC is introducing EZproxy Analytics, a turnkey analytics service that enables libraries using EZproxy hosted access and authentication services to transform data into actionable insights...

SOURCE


Gale Delivers Vital Insights into Library Activity with Gale Engage Launch

Cengage
12 Nov 2019
Library Resource Management

Gale, a Cengage company, is helping public libraries engage more effectively with their patrons and communities. Gale Engage, a new cloud-based solution launched today by the company...

SOURCE


Weaving Books into the Web—Starting with Wikipedia

Internet Archive Blog
29 Oct 2019
Library Resource Management

The Internet Archive has transformed 130,000 references to books in Wikipedia into live links to 50,000 digitized Internet Archive books in several Wikipedia language editions...

SOURCE


NISO Launches New Project to Develop Best Practices for Ensuring Findability of Video and Audio Outputs from Scholars

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
30 May 2019
Library Resource Management

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Voting Members have approved a new project, Assess Video and Audio Metadata and Standards for Academic Research and Professional Information, to determine best practices and recommendations for metadata associated with scholarly output and instructional materials in video and audio formats.

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Ex Libris to Upgrade Its Primo and Summon Indexes, Consolidating Them into a Unified Central Discovery Index

ProQuest
29 Apr 2019
Library Resource Management

Ex Libris®, a ProQuest company, has announced the creation of the Central Discovery Index (CDI), a robust, comprehensive content index that will expand the capabilities of the Ex Libris Summon® and Primo® discovery services.

SOURCE


United Arab Emirates University selects WorldShare Management Services as its library services platform

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
02 Apr 2019
Library Resource Management

In transitioning into a research-intensive institution, the United Arab Emirates University has selected OCLC’s WorldShare Management Services to bring added value to students and faculty.

SOURCE


EBSCO Information Services Now Offers Database with Critical Reviews of Digital Resources through Release of ccAdvisor

EBSCO
27 Mar 2019
Library Resource Management

ccAdvisor, an online review source of information databases and digital resources, is now available from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO).

SOURCE


Rakuten OverDrive and Libreka Introduce the OverDrive Ebook and Audiobook Platform in German-Speaking Countries (DACH)

OverDrive
19 Mar 2019
Library Resource Management

Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform worldwide, is partnering with the German digital distribution service provider Libreka to bring its ebook and digital audiobook catalog to public libraries in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

SOURCE


British Library Transforms Catalogue with the Syndetics Unbound™ Service

ProQuest
21 Feb 2019
Library Resource Management

The British Library is improving the performance of its online catalogue with Syndetics Unbound™, a ProQuest enrichment service that helps libraries create an interactive search experience for their users.

SOURCE


eLife invests in Texture to provide open-source content production tools for publishers

eLife
15 Feb 2019
Library Resource Management

eLife has announced today its investment in the development of Texture – an open-source toolset for the editing and production of manuscripts, designed to be integrated into publishers’ editorial and content-delivery systems.

SOURCE


EBSCO Information Services Acquires Leading Library and Research Web Platform, Stacks Inc.

EBSCO
07 Feb 2019
Library Resource Management

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced the acquisition of Stacks Inc., a leading library and research web platform. EBSCO partnered with the company in 2016 to release Stacks, a hosted content management system for libraries.

SOURCE


Springer Nature advances its library services by offering KBART Automated Holdings Feeds for discovery services

Springer Nature
31 Jan 2019
Library Resource Management

…Springer Nature provides its customers with KBART Automation for knowledge bases and discovery services. KBART Automation is a highly beneficial service for libraries and research institutions, which helps to streamline their processes with minimum manual work involved.

SOURCE


Clarivate Analytics partners with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB) to launch Converis

Clarivate Analytics
28 Jan 2019
Library Resource Management

Clarivate Analytics, a global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, has partnered with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), the government’s digital library and online knowledge hub, to launch Converis and implement a national research management system.

SOURCE


FOLIO Launches Aster Release

FOLIO
25 Jan 2019
Library Resource Management

FOLIO, a community collaboration to develop an open source Library Services Platform (LSP), is kicking off 2019 with a release that will reach a variety of notable development milestones in accessibility.

SOURCE


ByWater Solutions Announces Print Management for Libki Kiosk Management System

ByWater Solutions
07 Jan 2019
Library Resource Management

ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha and Libki support, announced today that Libki now includes print management powered by Google Cloud Print (GCP).

SOURCE


OCLC and Springer Nature partner to offer seamless ebook and ejournal workflows

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
17 Dec 2018
Library Resource Management

OCLC is pleased to partner with Springer Nature to automate e-resource management workflows, eliminating the need for manual intervention by library staff.

SOURCE


Tipasa 200 Libraries Live

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
05 Oct 2018
Library Resource Management

200 libraries are now using Tipasa™, the first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries.

SOURCE


Fourteen Libraries Choose Innovative’s ILS Over Competitive Systems

Innovative
28 Sep 2018
Library Resource Management

Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library automation software, announced today fourteen libraries have selected Polaris or Sierra as their Integrated Library System (ILS) over competitive alternatives.

SOURCE


Library of Congress Launches New Set of Educational Apps for Back to School

Library of Congress
07 Sep 2018
Library Resource Management

The Library of Congress, in collaboration with educational organizations, today announced the launch of two new web- and mobile-based applications related to Congress and civics for use in K-12 classrooms.

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MyLibrary! Patron Mobile App Now Available for Polaris Libraries

Innovative
29 Aug 2018
Library Resource Management

Innovative Interfaces, a leading global provider of library automation software, has launched MyLibrary! Release 3.1, which now includes full app functionality for Polaris library partners in addition to Sierra library partners.

SOURCE


Kobo eReaders now make borrowing eBooks EASY

Rakuten Kobo
21 Aug 2018
Library Resource Management

… Rakuten Kobo celebrates reading by adding one-touch public library lending to all of its current eReaders (Kobo Aura ONE, Kobo Aura H2O Ed.2, Kobo Aura Ed.2 and Kobo Clara HD).

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SAGE Publishing acquires Talis Group Ltd

SAGE Publishing
16 Aug 2018
Library Resource Management

SAGE Publishing has acquired Talis, a technology company, and its enterprise teaching and learning platform, Talis Aspire.

SOURCE


OASIS® Platform Adds 5,000 SAGE Knowledge Ebooks

ProQuest
09 Aug 2018
Library Resource Management

Academic libraries can now search for and acquire SAGE Knowledge content directly through the OASIS® platform, ProQuest’s search, selection and ordering system for print and ebooks.

SOURCE


Public Library Association adds new awareness toolkit to suite of family engagement resources

ALA
23 Jul 2018
Library Resource Management

As part of a key strategic initiative, the Public Library Association (PLA) has released a free promotional toolkit designed to help libraries raise awareness of family engagement through libraries.

SOURCE


Kopernio will provide >2,000 researchers with seamless, legitimate access to millions of journal articles

Clarivate Analytics
03 Jul 2018
Library Resource Management

Clarivate Analytics today announced a collaboration with Caltech that will work towards providing more than two thousand of its researchers with legitimate one-click access to millions of academic papers and journal articles via Kopernio’s technology.

SOURCE


ARL Celebrates United States’ Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty

Association of Research Libraries
29 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

On June 28, 2018, the United States Senate ratified the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled and passed the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559) by unanimous consent…

The Marrakesh Treaty currently has 39 contracting parties and entered into force on September 30, 2016, with Canada’s ratification.

SOURCE


OCLC's Digby app: Introducing basic inventor

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
28 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

Digby's inventory feature includes exception recognition for items on hold, etc., an inventory items report, and support for Bluetooth laser scanners…

Each Digby-enabled device will remember the last item inventoried so they won't need to maintain paper logs or rely on placeholders in the stacks.

SOURCE


Amazon Launches Support for Arabic Language Books on Kindle

Amazon
26 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

Amazon announced today that Kindle customers around the globe can now enjoy reading from a growing selection of more than 12,000 Arabic language Kindle books on Kindle devices and the free Kindle app for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets and Fire Tablets.

SOURCE


ProQuest Expands Remote and Mobile Access with Google Scholar

ProQuest
19 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

ProQuest has added support for two new Google Scholar features, giving academic researchers round-the-clock access to scholarly full-text articles and graduate works from anywhere in the world.

SOURCE


bibliotheca introduces ground-breaking upgrades for cloudLibrary at ALA 2018

bibliotheca
19 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

bibliotheca will be introducing three exciting new cloudLibrary modules at this summer’s ALA conference in New Orleans, June 22 – 25, 2018.

SOURCE



CLOCKSS announces preservation of Crossref metadata

CLOCKSS
12 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

Today the CLOCKSS Archive – the long-term preservation service for scholarly content -- announced that the CLOCKSS system will preserve all Crossref metadata.

SOURCE


Gale Introduces New Digital Archive on Amateur Newspapers From the 19th Century

Cengage
12 Jun 2018
Library Resource Management

Gale, a Cengage company, is introducing a new digital archive that’s considered the social media of the 19th century and gives students and researchers a unique inside look at how teens and young adults of the period expressed themselves and their opinions to the world.

SOURCE


Library Systems Report 2018

American Libraries
01 May 2018
Library Resource Management

The Library Systems Report 2018 documents on­going investments of libraries in strategic technology products made in 2017.

SOURCE


Library of Congress Facilitates Access to Collections Through Innovative Technology

Library of Congress
27 Apr 2018
Library Resource Management

The Library of Congress has launched three new online interactive sites that highlight ways to facilitate the accessibility of thousands of collections, using the Geographic Information Systems (GIS)-based tool to create story maps.

SOURCE


Open Source Publishing Platform Manifold 1.0 Released March 30

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
30 Mar 2018
Library Resource Management

The initial release of Manifold, a free open-source publishing platform for media rich book content, was announced on March 30.

SOURCE