An introduction to the VuFind open source discovery layer, discussing both the capabilities of the sofware and the nature of the community that develops and supports it.
A brief presentation will be followed by a question and answer session with the projects' lead developer.
This is the montly update of activities and issues related to the National network of Libraries of Medicine.
Get updated on the latest lawsuits, campaigns, and other copyright happenings in the higher-education classroom. We'll touch on electronic-reserves legal action, streaming video legal action, the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use, MOOCs, Google Books and Hathi Trust lawsuits, open access, open textbooks, and open educational resources.
Please join us for an hour long demonstration of the new Credo Reference platform for all GALILEO institutions.
Learn about this premier general reference tool that provides access to news, business, and legal information from one interface. Redesigned specifically with students in mind, this research tool provides students as well as other researchers across all disciplines will comprehensive results on the past and the present. Whether the search is on a current hot topic in the news, financial information of a specific company, or a following of a judgment on a case, LexisNexis Academic has it all.
Join us for a tour of the new LearningExpress Library 3.0; the interactive, online-learning platform that provides the most comprehensive selection of resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation and career advancement. We will review the new user interface and platform enhancements including new test modes, interactive tutorials, enhanced score reports and extensive guidance.
Despite their controversial roll out, the Common Core standards continue to have an impact on our schools. During this time of transition, school librarians are integral to supporting teachers, students and administrators as they struggle with the changes brought on by the implementation of the Common Core. Presenters, Margaux DelGuidice and Rose Luna, Library Journal 2013 Movers and Shakers, will briefly cover the new standards with a main focus on the opportunities they provide for school librarians to advocate for their library programs. The presenters will also acknowledge the controversy that surrounds the Common Core standards, examining all sides of the educational debate.