Category: surveys

A global survey of the world’s academic and research libraries reveals that two thirds of institutions expect to cut spending on information resources in the next two years. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/infostudies/research/ciber/charleston-survey.pdf

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Emerging findings from a major three-year research study into the information-seeking behaviour of doctoral students have highlighted the need for far greater understanding of the generation born between 1982 and 1994 – commonly dubbed Generation Y. Researchers of Tomorrow was …

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LISU has now re-launched its Average Prices of Academic Books series, with a single publication covering both UK and USA titles for the academic year July 2008 to June 2009. The full press release can be found at: http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/dis/lisu/pages/pr/bp1pr.html

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A very timely report produced for JISC, SCONUL & UCISA. The main focus of this research was to assess the impact of the economic downturn on university library and IT services. 40 interviews were conducted with representatives of each of …

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The Times Higher Education’s annual Student Experience Survey highlights a host of institutions bent on making the university experience first rate in every way.  Welsh institutions scored very well, taking three of the top 15 places. Aberystwyth University (eighth) led the …

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As the findings of the final research assessment exercise are released, you will find results, analysis and reaction at: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=404786&c=2 and http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/rae

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