Academic Libraries

Perspectives on professional labor & library services to incarcerated people in Library Quarterly & Library Trends

Published: March 10, 2020

In this new series of blog posts, we highlight physical resources available for research and experimentation in the IS Lab . For our first blog post, we introduce The Library Quarterly and Library Trends, two longstanding journals of library and information research. Both journals and their editorial teams are composed of scholars with interdisciplinary backgrounds…

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SCELC Supports the University of California’s Push for Open Access to Research

Published: September 24, 2019

An Open Letter from the SCELC Board of Directors (Approved September 13, 2019) LOS ANGELES, CA—SCELC, a California based consortium of 113 private academic and nonprofit research libraries, fully supports the University of California in their decision to not renew their Elsevier subscriptions until a transformative open access agreement can be reached. As North America’s…

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