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February 8, 2017
The UC Libraries have agreed to participate in a new Demand-Driven Acquisition pilot program for Books at JSTOR for two years, begun in January 2017. The pilot includes titles from approximately 90 publishers, primarily university presses, and includes English-only frontlist titles published in 2017 and 2018. Pilot titles span all disciplines, with 3,000 available in 2017 and another 3,000 added in 2018, for a total of 6,000 titles accessible. Free browsing allows for students and faculty to...
February 8, 2017

BYU Radio host Matt Townsend interviewed Deputy Librarian Donald Barclay about the challenges libraries are facing in the era of fake news. He addresses questions such as: how do we choose what information to consume in a world where there is essentially limitless information?, can we avoid an ‘echo chamber’ and find objective truth when different sources offer “alternative facts?". Donald then explains how libraries are trying to help people evaluate information for themselves. 

January 26, 2017
Thanks to the contributions UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Los Angeles, UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz, the earliest part of the Tōyō Keizai Digital Archives is now available to users of all ten campuses and UCOP through JapanKnowledge. Tōyō Keizai Shinpō (1895-1960)/Shūkan Tōyō Keizai (1961-present) is a Japanese economic journal, and Toyo Keizai Digital Archives: Unit One offers online access to this journal from 1895 to 1945, including annual publication of Tōyō Keizai Shinpō Keizai Nenkan (1917-...