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Open Education Resource Programs at Smart Community Colleges

College students

To offset rising costs, many institutions are implementing Open Educational Resource (OER) programs.

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10 Jun 2016

The American Library Association….there is a Dissertation for That!


In anticipation of ALA Annual, we’re brushing up on our ALA knowledge by revisiting dissertations on the subject.

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09 Jun 2016

Internet Trends for Trailblazing Libraries

Monthly active users on select social networks and messengers, Global, 2011-2015

Insights from Mary Meeker on the economy and digital communication uncover opportunities for libraries.

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08 Jun 2016

Dispelling Myths around Demand-driven Acquisition

Tablet and ebooks

How are your goals reflected in your library’s ebook acquisition methods?

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01 Jun 2016

The Secret Life of New Print Books

Piles of books

The ProQuest New Titles Team loves books!

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31 May 2016

Have an Impact! 58 More Nature Titles in ProQuest Databases


Many of the titles are heavily cited and recognized for their impact.

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26 May 2016

How to Battle Censorship and Become a Legend

Morley Safer reporting from Cam Ne, Vietnam, August 1965

Blog post highlighting Morley Safer’s groundbreaking report on the burning of Cam Ne that aired on the CBS Evening News in August 1965, Written by Beth McGough, Communications and Creative Services Manager, and posted on May 25, 2016.

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25 May 2016

See How “Sylvia” Paved the Way for Women in the Workplace

Good Housekeeping, July 1942

Attitudes toward working women in the 1940s.

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23 May 2016

Honoring the Legacy of a Reluctant Hero


Nicholas Winton, organizer of the Czechoslovakian Kindertransport, saved 669 Czechoslovakian children from the Nazis in 1939.

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19 May 2016

The Rise of DDA and Transformation of Approval Plans

Library books

Bob Nardini on academic publishing, approval plans and DDA.

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18 May 2016