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Instagram continues to grow; Snapchat plans changes and two libraries battle it out over Instagram.

Posted 16 November 2017

Springer Nature report demonstrates positive impact of OA on usage and citation.

Posted 16 November 2017

The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism held focus group discussions in Finland, Spain, the UK and the US. Here's what people said about fake news - and more.

Posted 2 November 2017

A report commissioned by four university presses (Cornell University Press, UCL Press, University of California Press and University of Michigan Press) explores the usage of OA books via the JSTOR Platform.

Posted 2 November 2017

The story so far and next steps outlined in a series of factsheets.

Posted 21 October 2017

Report explores the OA publishing landscape in eight European countries.

Posted 9 October 2017

A Pew Internet survey explores how people approach the search for information. What are the implications for librarians tasked with improving digital and information literacy?

Posted 6 October 2017

How well can libraries demonstrate their impact on student learning and success?

Posted 5 October 2017

Organisational and commercial forces are driving change and experimentation.

Posted 4 October 2017

Over 70,000 online news consumers were surveyed and additional qualitative research undertaken.

Posted 22 September 2017

A study by Pew Research Center explores how citizens access science news.

Posted 18 September 2017

When it comes to metrics, an analysis of tweets suggests that 77% of tweets referencing academic articles are mechanical in nature.

Posted 7 September 2017

Internet Librarian International 2017 devotes a full-day track to understanding how libraries are working with users to redesign services, spaces and to understand usage.

Posted 6 September 2017

A tracking study explored how news content was discovered and consumed by 3,400 desktop users over one month in 2017.

Posted 5 September 2017

People fact-check less often when they are in a collective setting.

Posted 24 August 2017

This year's Internet Librarian International celebrates the superhuman impact librarians have on organisations, communities and individuals.

Posted 17 August 2017

A hate crime is a hate crime whether it is online or face to face.

Posted 16 August 2017

Access to information empowers individuals, communities, nations and organisations to make better decisions, and live better lives.

Posted 21 July 2017

A new report highlights the power of partnerships and describes a wide range of activities and services improving the lives of older citizens.

Posted 20 July 2017

A new Oxford University Press report explores the role of reference resources in research and teaching in academic institutions.

Posted 6 July 2017

Podcast and audio audiences are continuing to grow; BBC wants to win back children; Netflix reigns!

Posted 6 July 2017

A new study explores how scholarly publishing can evolve to ensure it is sustainable.

Posted 5 July 2017

Scholarly database JSTOR considers how to redesign the scholarly monograph with the digital reader in mind.

Posted 25 June 2017

The USA, Japan and France lead the way in the 2016 top 100 Global innovators.

Posted 8 June 2017

The sharing economy has changed and is now split between traditional and commercial models.

Posted 30 May 2017

A fascinating insight into programmes being run in public libraries around the world.

Posted 26 May 2017

Times Higher Education has used citation data and analytics to identify the hottest topics in contemporary science.

Posted 25 May 2017

The European Commission is proposing changes to the rules that have governed the free circulation of content in Europe for almost 30 years.

Posted 25 May 2017

Fascinating research study suggests people aren't as susceptible to fake news as we might think.

Posted 12 May 2017

The European Commission has just published the final report of its ICT for Work: Digital Skills in the Workplace study.

Posted 11 May 2017

What are the most popular streamed programmes around the world?

Posted 10 May 2017

The 2017 Press Freedom Index points to an overall decline in global press freedom.

Posted 28 April 2017

Kenya, South Africa and Morocco appear in top 10.

Posted 25 April 2017

New Pew Research Center data shows a significant difference in the use of social media in advanced economies.

Posted 24 April 2017

A multinational survey asked about the reading habits of over 22,000 internet users in 17 countries.

Posted 6 April 2017

OCLC research explores the infrastructure, services and other resources needed to support RDM.

Posted 5 April 2017

Mobile is the primary tool for the digital omnivore.

Posted 3 April 2017

Tech Nation 2017 report explores state of digital technology in UK.

Posted 23 March 2017

Organisations around the world are creating truly digital native content.

Posted 22 March 2017

To celebrate its 50th birthday, the Federation of European Publishers has released a new report The Book Sector in Europe - Facts and Figures.

Posted 17 March 2017

Millennials are now the largest generational group in the USA.

Posted 10 March 2017

The complexity of managing book collections in multiple formats is addressed in a new white paper by ProQuest.

Posted 9 March 2017

Royal Society of Literature finds that Public libraries are crucial to sustaining and building engagement in literature.

Posted 1 March 2017

Ogilvy report for advertising has some interesting messages for libraries.

Posted 24 February 2017

Library and information science theory and practice should go together, each informing the other for mutual benefit and development.

Posted 23 February 2017

Project seeks to introduce a benchmark for accessibility in e-book platforms.

Posted 7 February 2017

The UK's higher education sector must embrace and maximise digital technologies if it wants to stay ahead of international competition.

Posted 2 February 2017

What does the research tell us about the importance of avatars in VR experiences?

Posted 26 January 2017

European Commission figures show that two fifths of the EU workforce have little or no digital skills.

Posted 23 January 2017

What does neuroscience tell us about the experience of meeting people in VR?

Posted 12 January 2017

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