Latest Library and information science Stories

2008-09-09 09:00:37

The University of Texas at Austin--one of the largest public universities in the United States--is moving quickly to make it easier for faculty and staff to use published materials for a range of educational purposes.

2008-09-04 15:00:28

By Katie Mulvaney The School Department had sought a waiver from the requirement that the high school employ two librarians. SOUTH KINGSTOWN -- The state Department of Education has granted the school district's request that it staff the high school library with only one librarian.

2008-09-03 06:00:11

ALPHARETTA, Ga., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- F3 Technologies (Pink Sheets: AUMN) today announced the pending launch of the newest version of Fargo Tube, with more features than any other video sharing network on the internet.

2008-08-26 03:00:49

By Snell, Theron P I work as an academic adviser and adjunct instructor at a small, public, four-year university that provides the usual spread of bachelor's degree programs, as well as several master's degrees.

2008-08-26 03:00:00

By Johns, Sara Kelly "For students to arrive at the destination mapped out for them, these standards need a commitment from the whole school, lead by the school library media specialist from the school library media center.

2008-08-26 03:00:20

By Payo, Robert Editor's Note: The National Science Digital Library (NSDL) K-12 Science Literacy Maps are being developed through a partnership with the University of Colorado at Boulder, Digital Learning Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and NSDL through funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Intner, Sheila S I consider myself a word lover, a person for whom words have major appeal.

2008-08-19 03:00:20

By Brenner, Michaela Klein, Peter Libraries need to provide attractive and exciting discovery tools to draw patrons to the valuable resources in their catalogs.

2008-08-17 16:05:00

Digital piracy is moving into a new arena with the emergence of a nascent Web site called Mygazines.com, which encourages users to copy and upload popular magazine titles currently selling on newsstands.

2008-08-15 03:00:18

By Swartz, Nikki Facing massive budget cuts, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2006 decided to close some of its physical research libraries and make the data available online instead. However, in its haste to do so, the EPA may have lost some files, according to government auditors.