Category: Library – General

ACRL [Association of College & Research Libraries]: Findings: Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success

by on June 2, 2017 12:37 pm
Please see here. From the Executive Summary of the Findings: “Since 2013, over 200 postsecondary institutions of all types have participated in the Association of College and Research Libraries’ (ACRL’s) Assessment in Action program (AiA) that created campus-wide partnerships at institutions to promote collaborative assessment and library leadership.” This document summarizes the assessment findings from this program, which concludes that they… Read more ACRL [Association of College & Research Libraries]: Findings: Academic Library Impact on Student Learning and Success

LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously

by on May 6, 2017 12:50 pm
Please see LexisNexis’ “LEXTALK” posts: Low-Cost Legal Research = Low-Value Results. LexisNexis Equips You with Much, Much More & Low-Cost Legal Research: Go Cheap, Get Gaps. Go LexisNexis, Gain Confidence Please see also, for example, the following commentary: “Low-cost can cost you” campaign: Does LexisNexis now acknowledge that Fastcase and Casemaker (and even Google Scholar)… Read more LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously

Media Literacy: Some Resources for Providing Reliable Sources, Context, and Multiple Perspectives

by on May 6, 2017 12:22 pm
Please see: Sources and Searches: Resources for media literacy and research Of note: The Day USA Readex: Twentieth-Century Global Perspectives Yewno: Contextual Search *For Yewno at Stanford University, please see here and here, among other places.