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The use of social media in the library

Taylor and Francis White Paper explores current practices and future opportunities for social media in libraries. Research was conducted with focus groups of librarians in India, the UK and the US and followed up with desk research, a Twitter party

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Facilitating access to free resources

Academic libraries are moving away from ‘content purchasing’ models to ‘facilitating access to content’.  And an increasing amount of this content is free. Taylor and Francis has published a white paper exploring the challenges and opportunities faced by the library

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Using social media tools to disseminate academic research

There are many reasons for taking the measurement of academic impact seriously, particularly in the current economic climate. Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive of Universities UK and speaking at The Future of Academic Impact conference, reminded the audience that the public

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