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A reference redo

 I have always been amazed at the way reference librarians resolve tricky questions from patrons. In this post on the Association of College and  Research Libraries blog, librarian Veronica Arellano Douglas muses about what might happen if reference librarians left their big desks behind and  at in a comfy chair as partinicpants in  a "beta-space"  that promotes research collaboration?


(This link was shared by our sister list H-Bibl.) 

H-Net Job Guide, January 2, 2017 to January 9, 2017

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 2 January 2017 to  9 January 2017.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Scholar.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at
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Redesigning Digital Monographs (comment)

Friends:  JSTOR labs has released a new White Paper, "Reimagining the Digital Monograph Design Thinking to Build New Tools for Researchers," by Alex Humphreys, Christina Spencer, Laura Brown, Matthew Loy, and Ronald Snyder which discusses the ways scholars use digital monographs and ways that these might be made more useful and accessible to a wide range of readers.

 You can find it at