Sunday, July 08, 2018

Surveys: scholarly communication; libraries' civic engagement

Two surveys underway in the USA. The US Association of College and Research Libraries is carrying out a survey to find out about academic librarians' views on open, inclusive, and equitable systems of scholarship, and priorities concerning the research environment and scholarly communications. Deadline is 13 July 2018. A recent presentation on the project this is part of is here, this is the project description and the survey is at
I think that survey is open to anyone, but the next one is really focused on libraries (of any kind) in the USA only. The American Library Association (ALA) are updating their resource showing how libraries are supporting democracy and civic engagement in their communities, soliciting examples through a survey open until July 16 2018, Libraries, Democracy, and Civic Engagement: go to
Thanks to Esther Grassian for drawing my attention to these.

Photo by Sheila Webber: Brighton, July 2018

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