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What you need to know about “Library Public Domain”

April 11, 2018

By Cen Cheng, Head of InterLibrary Services, Michigan State University Libraries and  Naomi Chow, ILL Librarian, University of Hawaii at Manoa. The Internet Archive is leveraging a portion of the copyright exceptions under the 17 U.S. Code § 108 – Limitations…

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National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week Apr. 8-14

April 9, 2018

National Library Week is the perfect opportunity to encourage your community to tell their stories. This year, in keeping with the Libraries Lead theme, ask your patrons to tell us how the library led them to something of value in…

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Teach For RUSA

March 27, 2018

RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and…

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Eleanor Mitchell and Barbara Watstein, 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

Mitchell, Watstein awarded Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

March 22, 2018

Eleanor Mitchell, Director of Library Services at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and Sarah B. Watstein, Dean, Lemieux Library and McGoldrick Learning Commons of Seattle University were selected as the 2018 winners of the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award, the Reference…

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BRASS reveals Outstanding Business Reference Sources list

January 23, 2018

Originally published in Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ) Vol 57, No 2 (2017).  Each year, the Business Reference Sources Committee of BRASS selects the outstanding business reference sources published since May of the previous year. This year, the committee…

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