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Webinar – Library RDM Services: where are we now?

There is no doubt that data is an imperative in conducting research towards the creation of new knowledge and science. Therefore, good research data management practices forms part of the research process ensuring validity and reliability of research data. As we know, it is a requirement by many publishers and funders these days to share the research data. Since academic libraries play a vital role in supporting the pillars of their parent universities, the uptake of research data management services in response to supporting research trends has emerged. Read More

  • News
  • 22 July 2021
  • By: François-Xavier Boffy

Hot Topics in Academic and Research Libraries

From Gutenberg to Google, libraries have constantly evolved to advance and respond to society’s needs. Yet, their fundamental purpose has remained the same: to provide access to trustworthy, authoritative knowledge. As such, libraries serve as sanctuaries for learning, as windows to the world, as agents for change, and… Read More

  • Events
  • 27 August 2020

Hot Topics 2015 – Library support for researchers

Riding the “cycle”: librarians facilitating research Peter Sidorko Collections and content centered stewardship as an important paradigm in library services supporting the changing research practices in Humanities and Social Science Lidia Uziel Open access publishing support in South Africa Reggie… Read More

  • Publications
  • 01 May 2018

Global Library and Information Science, 2nd Edition

This 2nd edition of the highly successful Global Library and Information Science presents an up-to-date review of international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from all… Read More

  • Publications
  • 03 January 2018
  • By: Ed. by Ismaïl Abdullahi

Cost Management for University Libraries

Financial autonomy, global budgets, budgeting, decentralized resources management – new challenges in financing and cost management confront not only academic libraries, but also all other kinds of university institution. At the same time, due to the financial tension currently surrounding public authority budgets,many university libraries are losing the scope… Read More

  • Publications
  • 05 December 2011
  • By: Klaus Ceynowa and Andre Coners (Eds)