[IRTalk] 2016 top trends in academic libraries: A review of the trends and issues affecting academic libraries in higher education

Ina Smith Ina at assaf.org.za
Thu Jul 21 16:34:11 SAST 2016

Dear Colleagues

Please see the June 2016 College & Research Libraries News Vol. 77 No. 6 for the top trends in academic libraries. Maybe to use in addition to the Library Competency Index<https://www.webjunction.org/content/dam/WebJunction/Documents/webJunction/2015-03/Competency%20Index%20for%20the%20Library%20Field%20(2014).pdf> shared earlier, to benchmark yourself, your institution, and for strategic development and direction.


 1.  Data policies and data management plans<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-2>
 2.  Professional development for librarians providing RDS<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-3>
 3.  Digital scholarship<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-4>
 4.  Collection assessment trends<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-5>
 5.  ILS and content provider/fulfillment mergers<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-6>
 6.  Evidence of learning: Student success, learning analytics, credentialing<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-7>
 7.  New directions with the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-8>
 8.  Critical information literacy in the Framework<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-10>
 9.  Altmetrics<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-11>
 10. Emerging staff positions<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-12>
 11. Open Educational Resources (OER)<http://crln.acrl.org/content/77/6/274.full#sec-13>
Kind regards
Ina Smith
SciELO Planning Manager
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)

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