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An Insider Look at Trends in Genealogy for Libraries

Bayou Bourbeau plantation, a Farm Security Administration cooperative, vicinity of Natchitoches, La. Three Negro children sitting on the porch of a house (LOC)

Growing interest in genealogy creates strong demand for libraries to provide historical resources and support sought by researchers.

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24 Jun 2016

Oral History in Research: New Opportunities and Challenges

Visual History Archive platform

Interest is turning toward how researchers engage with primary source video.

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23 Jun 2016

The Connected Power of Alexander Street and ProQuest

Stephen Rhind-Tutt

Stephen Rhind-Tutt takes a moment to share his feelings about Alexander Street joining the ProQuest family.

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22 Jun 2016

We’re Still Alexander Street—Now Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company

Eileen Lawrence

Eileen Lawrence shares how Alexander Street will have a new freedom that lets them focus on what they do best.

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22 Jun 2016

Alexander Street Joins the ProQuest Family of Companies

Kurt Sanford

Uniting complementary content and expertise to improve research and learning outcomes.

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22 Jun 2016

The Three Waves of Catalog Enrichment - Part Two: Where Will We Go Next?


Future catalog enrichments must prioritize user experience, and collect and analyze the data that shows user-experience success.

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22 Jun 2016

Inspiration and the Library...there is a Dissertation for That!

Be inspiring! ALA Annual 2016

Inspirational dissertations on how librarians have impacted communities, including their work to break down gender and racial barriers in their profession.

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21 Jun 2016

The Three Waves of Catalog Enrichment - Part One: Where We’ve Been


Where catalog enrichment going? What should companies like ProQuest and LibraryThing be working on to help libraries into the future?

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20 Jun 2016

What Smart Universities Consider about Open Educational Resources


Most of the benefits schools hope to derive from creating OER can only be realized when students and instructors know about and engage with the content.

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14 Jun 2016

Discovering Ignorance is No Longer Bliss

Open book

Ignorance can be bliss -- it can also be extremely dangerous in academic publishing, which has changed more in the previous decade than in the previous century

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13 Jun 2016