Asia Pacific

CUHK hiring Assistant Librarian I/II (carrying the job title of ‘Systems Librarian’) – (170000Q1)

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C. V. Starr East Asian Library acquires the largest Chinese film studies collection in North America

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Introducing La Trobe’s Digital Literacies Framework

Extending EIFL eLibrary Myanmar project

EIFL Marrakesh guide launches in Nepali

Data Collections

Kudos and Editage partner to help researchers summarize work in plain language to enhance its discoverability

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NTU hiring Assistant Director – Scholarly Communication Group

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Research evaluation and data science for libraries

Submissions invited for proposals to receive funding for projects to advance understanding of alternative research metrics

Using GRID to discover and analyse global research trends

eBooks

eBooks usage 2016 at Cambridge: a glance at the figures

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Launch of “Rights, Action and Social Responsibility” initiative

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Altmetric Badges for Books adopted by The MIT Press providing new attention insights for authors, editors and readers

ProQuest helps libraries meet demand for Chinese-language resources

Modern public library prepared for East Jakarta

De Gruyter sponsors Directory of Open Access Books

Information Literacy

Introducing La Trobe’s Digital Literacies Framework

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Deakin University hiring Manager Digital Literacy Programs

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ACRL Global Perspectives on Information Literacy

The challenge facing libraries in an era of fake news

ProQuest releases results of its 2016 information literacy survey

Look at libraries over league tables when choosing a school

Online Learning

New product: Med Insight LT PALMs

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Time To Know introduces its insight-driven education solution at APAC Regional Sales Conference

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BoardVitals, a powerful board review tool for physicians

Slides and recording of COAR webinar on Publishing Controlled Vocabularies for Access and Reuse

Kotuku 2017 applications open

Databases

C. V. Starr East Asian Library acquires the largest Chinese film studies collection in North America

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A new approach to track impact and reach of over 120,000 OECD research outputs

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ProQuest and CALIS bring Chinese scholarship to a global audience

How many tree species are there in the world?

Setting up open access repositories at the University of Mandalay and the University of Yangon

 
 

Conferences

Sino-Foreign Joint Venture University Libraries 2017 Annual conference held at XJTLU

(4 April 2017) The Association of Sino-Foreign Joint Venture University Libraries held its annual conference at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University on 31 March. More than 80 attendees, including library directors, librarians and external observers from seven Sino-Foreign cooperation [Read more...]

2017 BHL Annual Meetings, hosted by the National Library Board, Singapore

(30 March 2017) During 14-17 March 2017, the Biodiversity Heritage Library held its Annual Meetings in Singapore, hosted by the National Library Board. The meetings were attended by 24 BHL partner representatives from nine countries. Four projects were presented. Members selected Los Angeles as [Read more...]
 
 

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