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Creating a well-used resource for the arts and humanities

Log Analysis of Internet Resources in the Arts and Humanities (LAIRAH) was

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Researchers’ Use of Academic Libraries

A new report has been published by the Research Information Network (RIN) and the Consortium of Research Libraries (CURL): Researchers’ Use of Academic Libraries and their Services [pdf format]. This is based on information gathered from more than 2,000 UK … Continue reading

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E-infrastructure report recommends creation of finding aids

A report by the Office of Science and Innovation’s e-Infrastructure Working Group entitled Developing the UK

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Researchers and Discovery Services

A study commissioned by the Research Information Network has just been made available on the RIN’s website. The study interviewed 395 researchers and 55 librarians/information professionals to assess their use and perceptions of resource discovery services. I hoped that the … Continue reading

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Researchers need archives … but have problems finding them

A report published last month highlights the difficulties encountered by researchers in the humanities and social sciences when it comes to finding archival materials for use in their work. Archival research, increasingly important among scholars across disciplines, is particularly challenging … Continue reading

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Metadata marketing

We spend a lot of time promoting the ideals of interoperability and sharing of metadata. Malcolm Moffat of the PerX project at Heriot-Watt University has written a very accessible article on ‘Marketing’ with Metadata – How Metadata Can Increase Exposure … Continue reading

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