Library news

Book CILIP conference this week for earlybird discount

22 April 2015
Delegates visiting the CILIP 2015 conference in July are being encouraged to book this week, to take advantage of an 'earlybird' discount

How libraries can use data to drive decisions and services

20 April 2015
Facet Publishing has released Library Analytics and Metrics: Using Data to Drive Decisions and Services

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