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C&RL News – February 2009

February 9, 2009 David Free 0

The February 2009 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. The ACRL 14th National Conference is fast approaching. In this issue, Kristen Shuyler and Dalia Corkrum provide a tasty overview of the Seattle culinary scene. They offer a wide range of dining tips to help […]

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ACRL Podcast: Facebook – Clever Outreach or Costly Diversion?

January 9, 2009 David Free 1

Many academic libraries are experimenting with Facebook as a tool for student outreach and community. Harry Glazer, communications director at the Rutgers University Libraries, discusses his experiences in Facebook with College & Research Libraries News editor-in-chief David Free. Glazer’s article “Clever outreach or costly diversion?” appears in the January 2009 […]

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C&RL News – January 2009

January 8, 2009 David Free 0

The January 2009 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. Space, the final frontier. While academic librarians may not be exploring strange new worlds, discovering the best uses of physical and virtual space is crucial to providing excellent services. In this issue, Harry Glazer reflects […]

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C&RL News – December 2008

December 8, 2008 David Free 0

The December 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. The current era of electronic publishing impacts academic and research libraries in a myriad of ways. Scholarly research has moved from searching multiple volumes of paper indexes and dusty bound periodicals to aggregated online databases […]

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C&RL News – November 2008

November 6, 2008 David Free 0

The November 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail.The day of this writing, October 14, 2008, marks the first Open Access Day (www.openaccessday.org), sponsored by SPARC, PLoS, and Students for Free Culture. While today’s events call attention to the principle of freely available online […]

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ACRL Podcast: The Beauty of “Some Rights Reserved”

November 6, 2008 David Free 3

In this podcast, Molly Kleinman, copyright specialist at the University of Michigan Library, discusses Creative Commons and the current state of copyright law with College & Research Libraries News editor-in-chief David Free. Kleinmans’s article “The Beauty of ‘Some Rights Reserved’” appears in the November 2008 issue of C&RL News. Time:13:45 […]

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C&RL News – October 2008

October 13, 2008 David Free 0

The October 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. Last month’s issue included a look at librarians “Taking 2.0 to the faculty.” This month, we feature a technology collaboration between a librarian and a classroom instructor, as Marsha Spiegelman and Richard Glass of Nassau […]

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C&RL News – September 2008

September 4, 2008 David Free 0

The September 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. By September, the fall term is usually in full swing at most academic libraries. The new school year presents opportunities for new outreach and collaboration with a variety of campus partners. Looking outside the walls […]

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C&RL News – July/ August 2008

July 8, 2008 David Free 1

The July/ August 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. Encouraging and developing quality research skills in students is an essential component of a successful library instruction program. Librarians at Binghamton University collaborated with classroom faculty to survey both full-time faculty and teaching assistants […]

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C&RL News – June 2008

June 9, 2008 David Free 0

The June 2008 issue of C&RL News is now available online and in the mail. Encouraging teaching faculty to incorporate library resources in their courses can sometimes be a daunting task. Getting the proper resources in the hands of students requires creative promotion and collaboration. The Ohio State University Library […]