New Library World: Volume 114 Issue 1/2
Table of contents
The role of public libraries in culture‐led urban regenerationDorte Skot‐Hansen, Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen, Henrik Jochumsen
The purpose of this article is to present a research project on public libraries in urban development focusing on how libraries contribute to culture‐led urban…
SMS‐based content alert system: a case with Bundelkhand University Library, JhansiSridevi Jetty, John Paul Anbu K.
Short Message Service (SMS) is an application that is widely used by all types of mobile telephone users. Integration of these short messages for marketing different…
Embedding information literacy in an MA TESOL programAline Soules, Sarah Nielsen, Hee Youn Lee, Kinda Al Rifae
This case study aims to describe the collaborative process used to embed an information literacy curriculum into the MA Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages…
If you build it, they will come: An intra‐institutional user engagement process in the Learning CommonsDiana L.H. Chan, Gabrielle K.W. Wong
Using the HKUST Learning Commons as a case study, this paper seeks to reveal a number of insights on how to effectively engage different user groups within the university.
Rock around the (tenure) clock: research strategies for new academic librariansZara Wilkinson
An increasing amount of tenure‐track academic librarians in the USA are expected to conduct original research and publish their results in peer‐reviewed journals. However…
A framework for public information services in the twenty‐first centuryJohn van de Pas
The aim of this paper is to define a framework for public information services in the twenty‐first century, as a means to address some arguments that are put forward in…
From iPads to fishing rods: checking out library materialsBruce E. Massis
The purpose of this column is to review an assortment of the latest non‐traditional materials lent by libraries.
Global interoperability and linked data in librariesDydimus Zengenene
This paper aims to provide a report for the seminar on “Global Interoperability and Linked Data” which was held at the University of Florence in Italy from 18‐19 July 2012.