Recent Submissions

  • Cultural heritage and the public domain 

    Savenije, Bas (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    The recent report of the “Comité des Sages” recommends that “cultural institutions should make public domain material digitised with public funding as widely available as possible for access and re-use”. One of the objectives ...
  • New business models and legal framework for dissemination of digital content 

    Josevold, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    The Norwegian National Library made a decision in 2005 to digitize all of it´s collection. Being a multimedia legal deposit institution the decision implies digitizing printed material, manuscripts, music, film, photos, ...
  • The transition to cloud-based library services - a vendor’s perspective 

    Sadeh, Tamar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    Recent global changes, such as technological advances, evolving needs of students and researchers, and extensive budget cuts, are driving libraries to explore new operating models and to consider the benefits of hosted ...
  • Social Media in European Libraries 

    Dufour, Delphine (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    EBSCO Information Services is the leading service provider of e-journal, e-book and e-journal package and print subscriptions, e-resource management tools, full-text and secondary databases, and related services for all ...
  • ProQuest’s Early European books 

    Kibble, Matt (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    We will provide a progress report on ProQuest’s ambitious Early European Books project, which aims to build a comprehensive library of European printed books from the first examples in the 1450s through to the year 1700. ...
  • The research library, the university and the network 

    Dempsey, Lorcan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    Libraries evolved to meet needs in a time of when information materials were distributed and consumed in physical form. Their services and their cooperative arrangements reflect this. Our discussion about digital has tended ...
  • Does library use affect student attainment? A preliminary report on the library impact data project 

    Stone, Graham; Pattern, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    The current economic climate is placing pressure on UK Universities to maximise use of their resources and ensure value for money. In parallel, there is a continuing focus on the student experience and a desire that all ...
  • An integral approach to digital information delivery in The Netherlands 

    Vos, Victor-Jan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    The Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB)’s mission is to connect people and information. One of its core responsibilities is to deliver digital scientific information to end-users, focusing on on-line access and services. A ...
  • Heading for the open road: costs and benefits of transitions in scholarly communications 

    Jubb, Michael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    All the key players in scholarly communications – funders, universities, libraries, publishers, and researchers – have an interest in improving access to scholarly journals. But the different constituencies do not share a ...
  • How to assess the influence of research - translating user feedback into tools 

    Colledge, Lisa Helene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
    Audiovisual
    Open Access
    How influential is scholarly communication? This is a question increasingly asked of librarians in the face of higher expectations around the availability and rapid provision of relevant data. These questions have traditionally ...

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