Category: Library – General

Another Excellent and Most-Valuable Post -- "Websites that will make your job easier"

by on November 10, 2018 12:33 pm
Please see here for it — courtesy of the excellent American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Research Instruction & Patron Services (RIPS) Special Interest Section (SIS) Law Librarian Blog, and specifically, Blog Contributor Emily Siess Donnellan \, Branch Librarian of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Library in the James A. McClure Federal Building &… Read more Another Excellent and Most-Valuable Post -- "Websites that will make your job easier"

Report "The Future of Email Archives" from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

by on September 2, 2018 2:40 pm
Please see here for the August 2018, 132-page report, which is subtitled “A Report from the Task Force on Technical Approaches for Email Archives.” Some principal takeaways (please see the Executive Summary on pages 1-3): To date, relatively few archival programs have systematically taken steps to capture, preserve and provide access to the evidence that… Read more Report "The Future of Email Archives" from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Another Valuable Post: "Rightsizing library space and collections -- Less is more with NSF [National Science Foundation] library move"

by on May 12, 2018 1:45 pm
Please see here. An instructive portion of the post: Rightsizing the print collection The new NSF library is physically smaller than the one in the old building. The shelf space was reduced by nearly half—from 2,655 linear feet to 1,343 linear feet. The move was an opportunity to analyze the library’s print collection and weed… Read more Another Valuable Post: "Rightsizing library space and collections -- Less is more with NSF [National Science Foundation] library move"