(16 December 2013) These two short videos look at the advantages of using eBooks from the perspective of the library and academic staff. The announcement with a link to the videos is here.
CR&L November 2013, 74 (6) carries an article by Graham Stone and Bryony Ramsden examining the relationship between use of the library and the academic achievement of students. This is a Jisc funded project. Read the abstract and link to the full text here.
(16 December 2013) The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is offering new membership-only rates. By selecting the membership-only option, members will not receive LLC: The Journal of Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, but will be eligible for reduced conference rates and other benefits. The announcement includes eligibility and the membership rates.
(16 December 2013, Chicago) “Marketing with Social Media: A LITA Guide,” published by ALA TechSource, offers to-the-point advice for getting up to speed with the world of social media. Ideal for newbies ready to get serious about marketing with social media, as well as practitioners on the lookout for ways to improve existing efforts, this…