Tag Archives: business

Ruth’s Rankings 32: The Business of Rankings – Show me the money

By Ruth A. Pagell* How many owners has the Institute for Scientific Information had? What percent of Times Higher Education revenue comes from rankings? Which ranker solicits advertising on its home page? (22 January 2018) Faculty and administrators in Hong Kong and Singapore asked me “How do the rankers make money from rankings?”  Despite my […]


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Business Analyst – Library Management Systems 12 months – $600 a day

(24 March 2017) Big Wave Digital is hiring a talented Business Analyst who can work on a new digital project for an established organisation. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced BA who is adept at requirement gathering and the creation of Functional Requirement Documentation. This role will involve Business Analysis and Business requirement […]


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Is “The Way Forward: Smart, Savvy, Sustainable”? – Joint Conference and Meeting of Business Librarian’s Report

(19 July 2016) From 16 to 19 May 2016, 83 delegates from 22 countries attended the Joint Conference and Meeting (JCM) representing the Academic Business Library Directors (ABLD), European Business Schools Librarians’ Group (EBSLG) and the Asia Pacific Business School Librarians’ Group (APBSLG) held at the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore Management University. The conference […]


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2014 Library Market Size, Share, Forecast, and Trends

The global library market continues to recover from economic recession – and it’s set to grow 2.6% this year to a total of USD25.4 billion. While some library types enjoy modest to substantial growth, others continue to struggle. Now more than ever, publishers and information providers need to know how to optimize their pricing and […]


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New academic collections from Alexander Street Press

(10 June 2014, Alexandria, VA)  Powerful new online academic collections are now available from Alexander Street Press in the fields of international business, human resource management, counseling and therapy, and Asian film. The two newest resources in the Business division—International Business Online and Human Resource Management Online—are available as stand-alone resources or as part of […]


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The Jurn.org academic search tool expands in scope

(25 April 2014) The open access search tool Jurn.org has just completed a significant expansion, undertaken throughout March/April 2014. Jurn.org had  previously only indexed its core collection of over 4,000 arts and humanities eJournals, all open access or otherwise free. The new Jurn.org expansion has now added a large intake of business, science, biomedical and […]


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