Category Archives: Library Services

Why Can’t Academic Publishing Be More like iTunes?

Kindle works fairly well for novels and light non-fiction, but I have always wondered why academic publishing can’t be more like iTunes or even like journals in the Libraries. Why can’t we allow users to purchase chapters? And why to … Continue reading

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Zotero, RefWorks or End Note? All of the Above

Someone asked me which bibliographic tool I would recommend and I commented that each had different features, so as long as you could port data, you could use whatever combination you wanted. Then I wondered what our Penn State Zotero … Continue reading

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Electronic Reserves: An “Unglamourous” But Successful Service

Electronic Reserves – a University Libraries Service in which instructors request library content for their courses to be digitized and made available online to students. A few of these documents may be streamed music or online images, but truthfully most … Continue reading

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