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Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look
December 13, 2011

The Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look summarizes services, staff, collections, and expenditures of academic libraries in 2- and 4-year, degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the 50 sta…

2010 top ten trends in academic libraries A review of the current literature
June 21, 2010

Academic library collection growth is driven by patron demand and will include new resource types. Budget challenges will continue and libraries will evolve as a result. Changes …

Mobile Reference: What Are the Questions?
January 14, 2010

While many libraries are already offering some types of reference services geared to users of mobile devices, they generally focus on the reference transaction and not on some of the broader aspe…

Text Generation
January 8, 2010

Will the decision of many college libraries to encourage students to text queries from their phones cheapen the research process, or rescue it? …

Always on: Libraries in a world of permanent connectivity
January 29, 2009

Mobile communication has been more widely adopted more quickly than any other technology ever (Castells, et al. , 2007). It represents a diffusion of communications and computational capacity …

CNI Podcast: An Interview with Edward Fox on Digital Scholarship
February 3, 2009

This twenty-eight minute podcast features an interview with Edward Fox , Professor for the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Digital Library Research Laboratory at Virginia Po…

Virtual Reference in the Age of Pop-Up Blockers, Firewalls, and Service Pack 2
January 1, 2006

"Real-time virtual reference (VR) has been around for several years. Although it has become standard in our libraries and widely discussed in the professional literature, the evidence indicate…

New Technologies and Reference Services - Book Review
January 1, 2001

Richard Bazillion's review of New Technologies and Referencee Services, indicates that technology and reference services in academic libraries will have a strong impact upon scholarly communic…

Changing a Cultural Icon: The Academic Library as a Virtual Destination
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Jerry D. Campbell EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 1 (January/February 2006): 16–31. Jerry D. Campbell Jerry D. Campbell is Chief Information Officer and Dean of Univer…

Where Learners Go
January 1, 2005

The author discusses how to strengthen the library role in online learning. The author discusses how to strengthen the library role in online learning.…