The R&D team of TU Delft Library scans online media for interesting news and developments that may inspire librarians and spark library innovation. For easy browsing, the blog posts are categorised and tagged. You are encouraged to share your thoughts with us in the comments section.
Three Dutch Universities (Radboud University, Wageningen University and University of Twente) developed a large Citizen Science project, “Proeftuin” Citizen Science, by opening their labs to the mobile sensor industry . It seems to be a smart solution that responds to the needs of collaboration between industry and academia, that was possible with European funding (ERDF..
Looking out of a window gives us a 3D view because our brain can handle perspective. It’s always nice to see things in perspective, therefore, several methods are invented to make our brain think that a 2D image is more than that. One method to get a 3D image out of 2D images is using..
Have you heard of Distill, the peer-reviewed research journal of Google? The journal has an ISSN and is indexed by Google Scholar but the majority of the publishing authors are employed by Google, says Kent Anderson in his article: “Has Google become a Journal Publisher?“. The Scholarly Kitchen blog just published this extensive article that comes with some..
In the online version of The Scientist magazine I came across an article with the title “French Universities Cancel Subscriptions to Springer Journals” by Diana Kwon. Couperin.org (the French national consortium representing more than 250 academic institutions in France) cancelled their subscription to Springer Journals because of the proposed price increase by the publisher. This..