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Using GRID to discover and analyse global research trends

New Digital Research Report by Martin Szomszor and Jonathan Adams highlights the need for a reference database of research organisations (2 March 2017) The latest Digital Research Report, Discovery and Analysis of Global Research Trends Using GRID, is published today by Digital Science. Using data from the open access journal PLOS ONE, the authors highlight […]


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Exclusive white paper: “Global Trends in Publishing 2014″

(11 July 2014) With the new report Global Trends in Publishing, the Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club has produced an overview of current developments in the international book market. The report’s author is the well-known industry expert Rüdiger Wischenbart. From internationalisation and publisher acquisitions to global growth markets and print versus online, the structure of […]


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LITA Top Tech Trends 2014

(29 June 2014) LITA’s top library tech trends were discussed 29 June at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Among the trends tackled by the panelists were open hardware, personally tuned discovery systems and mobile first philosophy. The full list is here. The online discussion via YouTube is on the LJ Infodocket website.


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Top trends in academic libraries

(June 2014)  Every other year, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee produces a document on top trends in academic libraries. This year, after numerous discussions and literature reviews, the committee decided upon a unifying theme for current trends: deeper collaboration. The focus is on the following large categories within higher education: data, device neutral […]


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2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics

(30 October 2013)  ACRL announces the publication of 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in all Carnegie classifications. The three-volume set includes Associate of Arts institutions, Master’s Colleges and Universities/Baccalaureate Colleges, and Research/Doctoral-granting Institutions. The […]


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