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The Great Society Congress: A Collaborative Approach to Digital Exhibits and Outreach

An interesting post on the Society of American Archivists blog deas with the  digital exhibit, “The Great Society Congress,” a collaborative project of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress (ACSC). This post was authored by guest contributors Danielle Emerling, Assistant Curator, Congressional and Political Papers Archivist, West Virginia University Libraries, and Jay Wyatt, Director of Programs and Research, Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education.

KITAB

KITAB " provides a digital tool-box and a forum for discussions about Arabic texts. We wish to empower users to explore Arabic texts in completely new ways and to expand the frontiers of knowledge about one of the world’s largest and most complex textual traditions.

How today’s students find and use reference sources

A new multinational survey, carried out by Oxford University Press, indicates  that 75% of university students surveyed rely on library-acquired reference content in their studies, in addition to using freely available resources. That figure increases to 92% among students surveyed in the US and UK.

Source: No Shelf Required, April 19, 2018, http://www.noshelfrequired.com/how-todays-students-find-and-use-reference-sources/

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