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Bucknell Library and IT's Spring 2017 Newsletter


Bucknell's Library and Information Technology published its Spring 2017 edition of Next Page (Vol 9, Issue 2) (March 29, 2017)

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Geffert: "Information Access and the 800-Pound Gorilla"


Bryn Geffert, librarian of the college at Amherst College, writes about "Information Access and the 800-Pound Gorilla" in an Inside Higher Ed essay.  "Current technology offers unfettered access to good information and good scholarship, but standing in the way is the U.S. copyright law, argues Bryn Geffert."  (February 20, 2017)

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Loretta Parham Named 2017 ACRL Academic/ Research Librarian of the Year


Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library, is the 2017 Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year. The award, sponsored by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO, recognizes an outstanding member of the library profession who has made a significant national or international contribution to academic/research librarianship and library development. (January 25, 2017)

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Claremont Colleges Library Receives National Award to Digitize California Water Resources


The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has awarded the Claremont Colleges Library a $333,574 grant for the project “Digitizing Southern California Water Resources,” which will digitize and help preserve primary source documentation of water history in California. (January 6, 2017)

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Book Studies curricular concentration approved at Oberlin


Our college faculty unanimously approved the establishment of a Book Studies curricular concentration this morning.  This was the result of years of work by Ray English, our Head of Special Collections, Ed Vermue, and many dedicated faculty members.  (May 9, 2016)

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