Library news

INASP sponsors African delegates to visit UKSG event

25 March 2015
International development charity INASP is to sponsor four delegates representing two African library consortia to visit the UKSG conference in Glasgow next week

Report praises benefits of university research

24 March 2015
A new analysis of impact case studies from the 2014 Research Excellence Framework shows that research carried out by UK universities has wide and varied benefits to the economy, society, culture, policy, health, the environment and quality of life

Academic alliance welcomes FASTR fair access act in USA

19 March 2015
SPARC, an international alliance of academic and research libraries, has welcomed the introduction of the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research (FASTR) Act in the USA, which would ensure that public access to research articles becomes law

Librarians say access management essential but needs improvement

3 March 2015
OpenAthens, provider of software that helps libraries connect their users to online subscription content, has shared key findings from its recent research into librarians' experience and perceptions of identity and access management

EBSCO snaps up YBP Library Services

23 February 2015
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) has announced an investment in library workflow with the acquisition of YBP Library Services (YBP) from Baker &Taylor