ProQuest Launches “ProQuest Research Companion” Information Literacy Tool

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In his previous job as a writing instructor, Adam Blackwell, Senior Market Development Manager at ProQuest, realized that students faced many hurdles when it came to doing research and that they held many misconceptions. No matter what approach he and his colleagues took, Blackwell explained to LJ, many students named Google as a source of […]

Wiki Literacy

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A look at ways that librarians, professors, and other academics are addressing how students use Wikipedia.

LibraryReads: Librarians Announce November Favorites

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Ahead of Halloween, librarians around the country are immersing themselves in the gothic; they name Diane Setterfield’s Bellman & Black as the October title they are enjoying most. Also  making their top ten are new titles from masters Pat Conroy and Amy Tan. Next on my list though, is a mystery with an intriguing setting: […]

Database News: Updates, New Products, New Subscription Plans

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Fall is a big season in publishing, and database producers have gotten in on the act, recently announcing new products, revamps, and, in the case of JSTOR, a new way for researchers to gain access. For more news on the database front, watch for our annual reference supplement, coming your way with the November 1 […]

LibraryReads: Librarians Announce September Favorites

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A quirky romance tops September’s LibraryReads, the monthly list featuring new books that librarians around the country nominate as their favorites.

Q&A: Jason Teshuba

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A look at Mango Languages, the innovative online language-learning databases, and an interview with the company’s CEO, Jason Teshuba.

Wyatt’s Win

LJ's Neal Wyatt, Winner of the 2013 Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award

LJ interviews columnist Neal Wyatt on her Isadore Gilbert Mudge award win.

Q&A: Andrea Michalek and Mike Buschman

An interview with Andrea Michalek and Mike Buschman, cofounders of Plum Analytics.

Best Databases 2013 – Looking for Titles

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Fall is in the air, in New York at least, and here at LJ that means we’re gearing up for our reference bonanza: the annual reference supplement. Our popular “Best Databases” feature will appear in the supplement, and we’d love to hear from you with your nominations. Which database knocked your socks off this year? […]

Nominate Your Favorite Database of 2013

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Fall is in the air, in New York at least, and here at LJ that means we’re gearing up for our reference bonanza: the annual reference supplement. Our popular “Best Databases” feature will appear in the supplement, and I’d love to hear from you with your nominations. Which database knocked your socks off this year? […]

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