Q&A: Roger Jänecke

Roger Janecke 2015415

LJ talks to Roger Jänecke of Visible Ink Press about trends in reference and how his company has responded to them over the years.

Ferguson Report To Be Published by New Press

New Press

The New Press will publish paperback (ISBN 9781620971604) and ebook (ISBN 9781620971659) editions of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Ferguson report, the result of the department’s investigation of the Ferguson, MO, police department after one of its police officers killed the unarmed Michael Brown on August 9, 2014. Either version of the document will cost […]

F1000’s Vitek Tracz: Redefining Scientific Communication

vitek tracz31715

Tracz, a scientific publishing pioneer and founder of F1000 and previously of BioMed Central and Current Opinions journals discusses the upcoming launch of a comprehensive workspace for scientists.

InCites Gets a Makeover | Reference News

researchincites22315

Thomson Reuters has recently upgraded its InCites platform, which analyzes various types of scientific output to give a complete picture of, for example, a scientist’s or an institution’s activity.

The Digital Einstein Papers and Other New Releases

socraticandplatonicpoliticalphilosophy011315

The Digital Einstein Papers is an open-access database launched by Princeton University Press. This growing resource of the writings and correspondence of Einstein offers 13 volumes published so far of the Einstein Papers Project.

Q&A: Mike Sweet

ljx150101webrefmikesweet

Credo Reference is well known to librarians as the creator of Topic Pages, handy collections of reliable information on myriad subjects. Sweet, the CEO of Credo Reference here talks to LJ about information literacy and advocacy.

LibraryReads: Librarians Announce January Favorites

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust

Below are the January releases that librarians are enjoying most. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list of what librarians are loving? No problem! LibraryReads welcomes recommendations from all public library staff members, not just readers’ advisory experts or credentialed librarians. Bradley, Alan. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust. Delacorte. ISBN 9780345539939. $25; […]

LibraryReads Inaugural “Favorite of Favorites” List

Fangirl

Every month, LibraryReads announces the top ten books that librarians across the country are reading and loving. This month’s list is a little different: from the list of favorites going back to 2013, librarians picked the cream of the crop. Topping the list is Gabrielle Zevin’s bookstore-themed romance, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, which […]

Short-Term Loan, Long-Term | Reference 2015

Not for the first time, librarians and publishers are confronting what can feel like an impasse. The system of short-term loan (STL) of e-monographs, which was conceived as a form of digital interlibrary loan (ILL), is seen by many libraries as the only way they can afford to provide such materials and by many publishers as the beginning of the end of their business.

Caitlin Doughty | LibraryReads Author

caitlindoughty100314

Q&A with September LibraryReads top vote getter Caitlin Doughty