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    • Managing research information for researchers and universities 

      Schaffner, Jennifer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
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      Recent research on scholarly behavior converges on conclusions about ecologies of information-related services in universities and across academic disciplines. In the past few years, numerous credible studies - conducted ...
    • Mass-digitization at the Complutense University Library. Access and preservation of its bibliographic heritage 

      Magán, José Antonio; Palafox, Manuela; Tardón, Eugenio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-29)
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      IIn the mid-1990’s, the Complutense Library applied the growing body of new technologies to launch, in partnership with the Foundation for the Health Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Laboratories, a pioneering project: the ...
    • 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)
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      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, ...
    • Opening ceremony 

      Giró Roca, Antoni; Ayris, Paul (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-29)
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      Open Access
    • ProQuest’s Early European books 

      Kibble, Matt (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
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      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. ...
    • Putting 600,000 books online: the large-scale digitisation partnership between the Austrian National Library and Google 

      Kaiser, Max; Nikolov-Ramirez Gaviria, Jeanna (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-29)
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      Open Access
      In a Public Private Partnership with Google the Austrian National Library will be digitizing its entire historical book holdings from the early 16th to the late 19th century. Within the next 6 years 600.000 public domain ...
    • Research support services: the rationale for a new partnership and roles at the University of Leicester Library 

      Jones, Louise (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-05-30)
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      This paper examines the developing partnership between the University of Leicester Library and the Research Support Office (RSO). It discusses the drivers and barriers to partnership, and the outcomes including the creation ...
    • Role of National and University Library of Slovenia in a multinational research project (IMPACT): a case study 

      Jerele, Ines (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
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      In this paper, the participation and the role of individual libraries as partners in a consortium research project on digitization issues are analyzed, following the example of the National and University Library of Slovenia ...
    • Science and culture in the EU’s Digital Agenda 

      Kroes, Neelie; Buhr, Carl-Christian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2010-06-29)
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      Open Access
      The Digital Agenda for Europe is the European Union's blueprint for realising the benefits of the digital revolution - in all areas of society, the economy and technology. Scientific and cultural content have long been in ...
    • Servicios móviles en las Bibliotecas de la UPC 

      Clavero Campos, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques, Publicacions i Arxius, 2012-11-23)
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      Open Access
    • Social Media in European Libraries 

      Dufour, Delphine (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
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      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 ...
    • El Suport a la recerca a les biblioteques de la UPC 

      Rovira, Anna (2016-04-26)
      Lecture
      Open Access
    • Tecnologías móviles para entornos bibliotecarios 

      Arroyo Vázquez, Natalia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques, Publicacions i Arxius, 2012-11-23)
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      Open Access
    • The challenges of building a digital preservation system 

      Peled, Ido (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
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      Open Access
      In the last two decades, digital technology has enabled us to create, use, and be enriched by information in ways that were unthinkable a generation ago. The growth in the number of digital items in today’s library collections ...
    • The handheld library. Developments at the Rector Gabriel Ferraté Library, UPC 

      Benítez Juan, Beatriz; Clavero Campos, Javier; Codina Vila, Miquel; Pérez Gálvez, Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-29)
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      The purpose of this paper is to highlight the mobile services developed by the Rector Gabriel Ferraté Library (BRGF) of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), in Barcelona, Spain. For several years the BRGF has ...
    • The research library, the university and the network 

      Dempsey, Lorcan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-07-01)
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      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 ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • Towards machine-actionable scholarly communication 

      Van de Sompel, Herbert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Servei de Biblioteques i Documentació, 2011-06-30)
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      Open Access
      Ever since their emergence, both the products of scholarly communication and the supporting services have mainly targeted human users. Gradually, however, products are emerging that are more friendly for use by machines, ...