Monthly Archives: August 2018

CDNLAO Newsletter #92 published

ISSN: 1344-722X  Latest issue:   No.92, August 2018 Special topic: CDNLAO Meeting [Myanmar] 26th CDNLAO Meeting, 2 May 2018, Naypyitaw, Myanmar [China] Cultural Heritage Preservation and Conservation in the National Library of China [Japan] Participating in the 26th CDNLAO and the 17th CONSAL Information from the editorial office Special topic of the next issue · Special […]

August 31, 2018 7:24 pm

NTU Library hiring Librarian, Research Data Management and Senior Assistant Manager, Research Data Management

(30 August 2018) Nanyang Technological University Library, Singapore, invites applications for the role of Librarian, Research Data Management  to support the Research Data Management team. The successful candidate will be expected to provide research data management related services to the NTU community by assisting in the development and implementation of the research data management services, […]

August 31, 2018 3:57 pm

Accelerating Access: IFLA Releases Statement on Copyright Literacy

(27 August 2018) In order to explain the concept of copyright literacy, its importance within the broader work of libraries and to make recommendations to key stakeholders, IFLA has published a statement on copyright education and copyright literacy.  简体中文. To be copyright literate is to have sufficient copyright knowledge to be able to take well […]

August 31, 2018 3:19 pm

Australian Catholic University hiring Senior Librarian (Research Data and Infrastructure)

(29 August 2018) As the Senior Librarian (Research Data and Infrastructure) you will contribute to the delivery of research services to ACU’s researchers and to Library staff by: managing and developing the institutional repository, ACU Research Bank, and potentially other repository platforms, supervising a small team located on multiple campuses; ensuring repository data integrity and […]

August 30, 2018 7:34 am

Reprints Desk and Meteo broaden reach of Japanese medical information to life sciences researchers worldwide

Partnership with Japanese aggregator Meteo makes 1,368 medical journals and nearly three million Japanese articles available to reprints desk customers (28 August 2018, Encino, Calif., and Tokyo, Japan) Research Solutions, Inc.,  a pioneer in providing cloud-based solutions for scientific research, and its wholly-owned subsidiary Reprints Desk today announced that they concluded the first quarter of collaboration with […]

August 30, 2018 7:08 am

The Final Report: Running an online, international peer-mentoring program. International Librarians Network

(29 August 2018) Over four years, the International Librarians Network (ILN) provided free online peer-mentoring to over 5,500 participants from 130 countries. Participants used the program to explore the international world of librarianship, building global networks and sharing knowledge with colleagues around the world. In March 2017, the Directors of the ILN announced that they […]

August 29, 2018 4:33 pm

How do you browse millions of images?

(27 August 2018) With nearly 2.5 million images making up 300 collections in Artstor–plus hundreds more public collections–where does one begin browsing in Artstor? Browsing images may not seem like the best way to find an image, especially if you are looking for something specific. However, browsing allows you to serendipitously discover images you might […]

August 28, 2018 7:22 pm

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia, hiring Deputy Director, Library Services

(28 August 2018) Reporting to the Director Library Services and University Librarian, the Deputy Director will be the University Librarian’s principal adviser regarding operational and staff management, along with the establishment and development of priorities and policies.  This role will be instrumental in the Library’s engagement with the teaching, learning and research activities of UNE. […]

August 28, 2018 7:17 pm

EIFL co-launches new practical guide to the Marrakesh Treaty at IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress

(27 August 2018) EIFL co-launched a new practical guide to the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print disabilities during the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress that is taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The new guide, titled Getting Started. Implementing the Marrakesh Treaty for persons with print […]

August 28, 2018 7:14 pm

OECD, champion of knowledge access

(28 August 2018) Toby Green, Chief Operating Office, Public Affairs and Communications, reflects on the development of publishing in OECD, from print to digital and the role of the internet in knowledge access.

August 28, 2018 2:19 pm

Ruth’s Rankings News Flash! 2018-4: ARWU Inclusion Increases

Harvard University is number one in the world as it has been since 2003. The University of Tokyo remains number one in Asia. Singapore University of Technology & Design is ranked as a “Candidate University” (28 August 2018) Last August’s ARWU update focused on the expansion from 500 to 800 institutions.  In this August’s release, […]

August 28, 2018 11:03 am

Applications now being accepted for 2019 IFLA/OCLC Fellowship Program for librarians from developing countries

即日接受发展中国家图书馆馆员申请2019年IFLA/OCLC奖学金计划 (26 August 2018, DUBLIN, Ohio) OCLC and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) are now accepting applications for library professionals to participate in the 2019 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Program, sponsored by IFLA and OCLC, is a four-week program based at OCLC headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA, that provides […]

August 26, 2018 2:32 pm

Meet the woman who used social media to build free libraries in KL

How one woman set in motion a movement for Malaysia’s first train station library  (24 August 2018) It’s rush hour at the Ampang Park LRT station. Marcus Lee walks towards the exit leading out to the Intercontinental hotel. There, in the corner of the station, is the Books On The Move Library. People rush past […]

August 26, 2018 2:17 pm

Register for an Artstor user account

(22 August 2018) Maybe you’ve been searching and viewing images in Artstor, and even downloaded images from public collections, but you’d like to do more. Register for an account and you will! Registered users at subscribing institutions can download images from Artstor’s core collections of 2.5 million images, save and organize these images into groups, export them […]

August 23, 2018 3:18 pm

Going Global: IFLA live streams the highlights of the World Library and Information Congress 2018

(22 August 2018) Following a successful first ever live stream in 2017, IFLA’s World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) will be live streamed again in 2018. This time, you will be able to access nine of the biggest and most popular sessions and get the latest on IFLA’s key initiatives to build a stronger and […]

August 23, 2018 3:14 pm