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Getting Started – a new IFLA guide for librarians on implementing the Marrakesh Treaty

(7 September 2018) This guide, edited by Victoria Owen, and with the welcome support of the World Blind Union, the Canadian Association of Research Libraries, and the University of Toronto, offers answers to frequently asked questions. It can also be adapted by national actors to their own laws – IFLA encourages this, in order to […]


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Jakpost guide to the National Library of Indonesia

(14 February 2018) If you are visiting the National Library, this guide by Ni Nyoman Wira offers a detailed and succinct description. The National Library of Indonesia is a 24-story building located on Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 11, Central Jakarta, right in front of the National Monument (Monas). Dubbed the tallest national library in the […]


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The Last Mile: IFLA launches work to help all libraries deliver on the Marrakesh Treaty

(4 December 2017) When they signed the Marrakesh Treaty in 2013, the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organisation committed to removing legal barriers to access to books for people with print disabilities. They opened the way to dealing with a key cause of the book famine – the fact that barely 7% of […]


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EIFL Marrakesh guide launches in Nepali

(21 April 2017) EIFL’s popular library guide to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities is now available in Nepali, bringing to six the total number of languages for the guide. The Marrakesh Treaty, which entered into force in September 2016, gives organizations like libraries the right to reproduce printed works in accessible formats […]


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Download “Altmetrics for Librarians: 100+ tips, tricks, and examples”

(4 October 2016) This eBook from Altmetric provides the “nuts and bolts” needed to use altmetrics in a variety of library-land scenarios, including: Making collection development decisions Managing institutional repositories Helping faculty assemble evidence for their tenure & promotion packets Teaching workshops on altmetrics The authors share their favorite resources for staying up-to-date on altmetrics research and news. […]


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HowOpenIsIt?

(3 October 2016) Thousands of journals have adopted policies that embrace some or all of the Open Access core components related to readership, reuse, copyright, author and automatic posting, and machine readability. But not all Open Access is created equal. The “HowOpenIsIt?®” Open Access Spectrum (OAS) guide provides standardized Open Access terminology in an easily […]


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Introduce manga to your users and staff with this simple purchasing guide

(9 February 2016) Manga is a one of the fastest growing genres available for digital library users. These Japanese comics continue to grow in popularity and are a perfect way to get teens excited about reading. Manga can be intimidating to purchase as there are a number of genres and the serialized format in which […]


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A guide for effective academic research on the internet

(30 September 2014) Monash University Library has compiled a series of interactive modules for students to better understand how to conduct academic research using the internet. Academic research on the internet covers: Why you might use the internet for academic research How to find “grey literature”, which is information, data and parliamentary and other reports from governments and […]


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Smart copying indeed!

(19 September 2014) Smartcopying is the official guide to copyright issues for Australian schools and TAFE. Teachers and students can rely on the assistance of copyright law to copy the work of other people but the rules for use can be restrictive and complicated. You can save time and worry by using content that is […]


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