New STAR Library: Congrats to State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Congratulations to State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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New STAR Library: Congrats Paul Smith’s College-Joan Weill Library

Congratulations to Paul Smith’s College-Joan Weill Library, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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New STAR Library: Congrats York University-Scott Library

Congratulations to York University-Scott Library, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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New STAR Library: Congrats Purchase College Library-SUNY

Congratulations to the Purchase College Library-SUNY, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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New STAR Library: Medicine Hat College Libraries

Congratulations to the Medicine Hat College Libraries, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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New STAR Library: Congrats Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Congratulations to the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, who completed the STAR Checklist and is now a Rethinking Resource Sharing STAR!

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Let’s fix EU Copyright!

“The European Commission is thinking about the future of copyright in the EU, and your input can push them into the right direction.”

Fair use and the right for libraries to share information is part of copyright law in the US and needs to be defended worldwide!

http://youcan.fixcopyright.eu/

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ILL for e-books in Italy

“MediaLibraryOnLine (http://www.medialibrary.it/) is the first Italian network of digital public libraries.” Learn more at: http://www.libraries.wright.edu/noshelfrequired/2013/11/19/italys-medialibraryonline-experimenting-with-ill-for-ebooks/

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Declaration of Kunming at the Asian Library Curator Forum

“More than 80 chief librarians and representatives from Asian countries and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions signed the Declaration of Kunming at the Asian Library Curator Forum…The curators proposed establishing a long-term cooperative relationship among libraries to share resources, enhance personnel exchange and boost the quality of library services.”

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-11/20/c_132901725.htm

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Next Twitter #RRSChat set for 11/18, 1 pm EST

Thanks to all who joined our last #RRSChat via Twitter and a special thanks to our moderator, @oodja, for leading the charge.

Next up is international ILL. Date is Monday November 18th, time is 1:00 pm EST:

International ILL is growing by leaps and bounds as bibliographic discovery goes global, but often it still feels like a guessing game to even the most seasoned resource sharing veterans. Join Rethinking Resource Sharing to share your tips, tricks, and best practices for International interlibrary loan.

See you on 11/18!

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