MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT - Choice, the premier review journal for new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, has launched a new section on its revamped www.choice360.org site, featuring Choice bibliographic essays in LibGuide format.
WASHINGTON, D.C; CHICAGO — The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Academic Libraries Component is adopting revised definitions for FY 2015 as a result of recommendations made by a joint Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and Association of College & Research Libraries, American Library Association (ACRL, ALA) task force this summer. The task force is offering a free webinar at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, to inform academic libraries of the changes and help the community prepare to complete the FY 2015 IPEDS Academic Libraries Component survey.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Library Copyright Alliance (LCA) welcomes today’s decision issued by the Librarian of Congress to broaden the exemption for the use of film clip excerpts, including extending the exemption permitting creation of film clip compilations for educational purposes to K-12 students and extending the exemption for use in media courses to include Blu-ray discs.
MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT – Choice, the premier review journal for new English-language books and digital resources for academic libraries, premieres content specifically crafted for community college libraries in the November 2015 issue of Choice magazine and on Choice Reviews Online.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today ruled in Authors Guild v. Google that Google Book’s mass digital indexing of books for use in creating a searchable online library constituted a legal “fair use” of copyrighted material rather than an infringement. Statements by members of the Library Copyright Alliance may be attributed as follows:
Sari Feldman, president, the American Library Association (ALA):
CHICAGO – Last year, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) celebrated its 75th anniversary of advancing learning and transforming scholarship in the higher education community. A major part of this celebration included honoring the outstanding achievements of academic and research librarians. Made possible by generous corporate support, the annual presentation of ACRL’s awards, grants and fellowships enables ACRL to honor the very best in academic librarianship.
CHICAGO — The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Creating Leaders: An Examination of Academic and Research Library Leadership Institutes.” Edited by Irene M. H. Herold, and featuring a foreword by Maureen Sullivan, the work focuses on leadership development programs for academic and research librarians. “Creating Leaders” is number 69 in the ACRL Publications in Librarianship monographic series.