According to infoDOCKET “In September 2021, the CDL Co-Op, a group of librarians and information professionals working on issues of resource sharing, interlibrary loan, and controlled digital lending, announced its Statement on Using Controlled Digital Lending as a Mechanism for Interlibrary Loan. …, the Statement’s introduction provides context for library use of controlled digital lending (a modern method for libraries to loan digitized items from their print collection to their patrons in a “lend like print” fashion) as a mechanism for Interlibrary Loan…”
No Shelf Required reports that “Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce the publication of its annual study on the challenges that academic researchers face, the priorities of research office leaders, and key opportunities for libraries and research offices to advance scholarship at their institution…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Association of Research Libraries Board of Directors 2021–2022 Elected by ARL Membership; K. Matthew Dames Begins One-Year Term as President of ARL
- Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) Posts Annual Meeting Report & Introducing the New Executive Board
- Bentham Science and the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice announce institutional partnership
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, & WEBINARS
NISO’s annual Humanities Roundtable is less than two weeks away (October 20, from 11.00am – 4.00pm Eastern Time, Canada/US) so, if you haven’t already done so, please be sure to book your place now!
This year, our focus will be on The Monograph in an Evolving Humanities Ecosystem, and we are looking forward to hearing from experts including: Lisa M. Bayer, AUPresses President (2021-22) and Director of the University of Georgia Press; Liz Krznarich, Adoption Manager, DataCite; Paula Krebs, Executive Director, Modern Language Association; and Charles Watkinson, University of Michigan Press. There will also be ample time for you to get involved in the discussion during two Engage and Process sessions.