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Old books never die; they just get stored away…

It’s up to libraries to decide where legacy collections will go, and many libraries are banding together in regional or statewide groups to share the decisions about—and space for—storage.

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03 Dec 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

“Uncorking” the Charleston Conference

Representing ProQuest at The Charleston Annual Conference, Ashley Bass's goal was to bring to the conversation the perspective of how a company that provides a critical distribution path for content and information can leverage standards to deliver value to the library and help libraries succeed.

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03 Dec 2013 | Tara Shepard

Libraries and makerspaces: A natural fit

The library is the perfect setting to foster and support interest in venturing into new territory, or “creating creative people”—the basic tenet of maker culture.

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29 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

New ProQuest LibGuides available!

New ProQuest LibGuides available for International Newsstand, British Nursing Index Full Text, ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection, and ProQuest Engineering Collection.

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28 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Take your seat at the fundraising table (part 1 of 2)

In Part 1 of this two-part series, we’ll take a look at some library fundraising ideas that have proven successful.

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27 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Serials Solutions Increases Library Usage at St. Clair County Community College

St. Clair County Community College has transformed their library with the help of Serials Solutions®.

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26 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Just-in-time collecting strategy for public libraries

Patron-driven acquisition, which enables patron requests to translate directly into orders for the library, has become a hot topic for public libraries in particular.

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26 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Serials Solutions to Index HBO Kennisbank in the Summon Service

Serials Solutions is working with HBO Kennisbank to index the results of publicly funded research contained in the institutional repositories of Dutch universities in the Summon service.

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25 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Self publishing continues its rise

Self publishing made easy

The number of self-published titles in 2012 jumped to more than 391,000, up 59 percent over 2011, and 422 percent over 2007.

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25 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek

Bowker presents an infographic: "Presidents as Book Subjects"

Abraham Lincoln is the most popular presidential book subject.

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23 Nov 2013 | Shannon Janeczek