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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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The School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU) is now offering current and future information professionals the opportunity to enroll in one or more fully online, graduate-level courses, and earn college credit.

The i.School Open Classes program offers more than 60 of the school's electives to information professionals who want to update their skills, position themselves for leadership opportunities, explore emerging trends, and learn more about how to use the latest technology to better serve clients.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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by Christopher Stave, Lane Medical Library

Date: Wednesday, Mar 12
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
Location: LKSC Room #LK102

Speaker: Jake Orlowitz, Wikipedia editor/administrator

Wikipedia’s Jake Orlowitz, a content editor and administrator, will be speaking on a wide range of issues relating to Wikipedia, the immensely popular and enormous web-based “encyclopedia.”  Topics will include: scale and scope; neutrality and debate; verification of information; bias; content gaps, and more.

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SUL has the following new position this week:

Head of Preservation Department, Stanford University Libraries (#62042)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

 
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Stanford, California - Institutional usage reports for the publications hosted on the HighWire platform from 2014 onward include the latest COUNTER Code of Practice metrics.

COUNTER is a set of standards that facilitates the recording and reporting of online usage statistics, used by librarians, publishers, and various intermediaries. The COUNTER Code of Practice for e-Resources: Release 4, provides a broad view of how users engage with subscribed content, including new data for time-period usage, Institutional Archive Access, Journal DOI's, and Proprietary Identifiers.

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