ATG News & Announcements 3/19/19

by | Mar 19, 2019 | 0 comments


According to infoDOCKET ” the Canadian Association of Research Libraries has released as statement entitled “The University Librarian: Providing Value to the Research University.” (Read the Complete Statement)

Library Technology Guides reports that “Turnitin, … announced today the general availability of Authorship Investigate, the first solution that supports higher education administrators in addressing contract cheating. Authorship Investigate uses forensic linguistic analysis and Natural Language Processing to help investigators efficiently compare differences in written work and gather the evidence needed to investigate potential cases of contract cheating…”

According to the Livingston County News Bill Jones and Ben Rawlins, both of the SUNY Geneseo Milne Library, have been named the 2019 recipients of the Association of College and Research Libraries College Libraries Section Innovation in College Librarianship Award for their work on the Openly Available Sources Integrated Search, or OASIS, project. Jones is the digital resources and systems librarian, and Rawlins is the library director…”

 “CHORUS is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members-at-large representing academic institutions to its Board of Directors: Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections & Scholarly Communication in the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah and Judith Russell, Dean of University Libraries at the University of Florida. The new board positions reflect CHORUS’s ongoing commitment to serve and represent all of its stakeholders — researchers, research institutions, publishers, and funders — in the scholarly community…”

According to KnowledgeSpeak “in July 2019, Emerald Publishing will launch a completely new Emerald Insight digital research platform. Developed in collaboration with twelve leading international universities, it is designed to make social sciences research easy and enjoyable to discover. Emerald Insight – the home of over 300 journals, 3,000 books, 1,700 case studies and a growing collection of open access content – has been entirely reimagined and rebuilt…”

infoDOCKET reports that “…Cornell and planning firm brightspot strategy llc recently signed a contract to collaborate on the Olin and Uris Libraries Renovation Feasibility and Program Study. The study will develop a vision for spaces in Olin and Uris; the goal is to produce high-level conceptual design options for both libraries by the end of 2019…

Cornell University Library has scheduled a pair of design research workshops – one for students, one for faculty – to brainstorm ideas for future renovations of both libraries…”




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