Libraries

Journal article
29 March 2017

The U.K. library community has implemented collaborative strategies in key scholarly communication areas such as open access mandate compliance, and U.S. librarians could benefit from learning in...

Journal article
14 March 2017

This article presents findings from a University of Minnesota study of first-year students’ use of academic library resources and their learning outcomes.

Discussion paper
6 December 2016

This white paper discusses key issues covered in the P2L Summit, held on May 9 – 10 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Strategy
28 September 2016

With this list of areas for action, libraries and publishers have a plan for where they can work together to bring about progress on access to information in time for the second International Day...

Website
26 September 2016

This website presents a major initiative from the Australian Library and Information Association to advocate for a fair, open, democratic society where information belongs to everyone.

Conference paper
7 September 2016

This paper suggests that even if highly desirable copyright reforms eventuate, such as a broad fair use exception and ending perpetual copyright in unpublished works, many complexities will remain...

Report
14 July 2016

This resource provides an update of key advocacy and policy issues of interest to the research library community in Canada and in the US from April 1 through July 14, 2016.

Journal article
28 June 2016

This article aims to identify issues leading up to and following on from the Regional Medical Library Service (1976–1987).

Literature review
4 April 2016

Ongoing financial, administrative, and technological changes present significant challenges and opportunities for government libraries in delivering services to their clients.

Guide
9 December 2015

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Minimum Standard Guidelines for Library Services to Prisoners provide guidance on the establishment, operation, and evaluation of library...