Category Archives: Research

Lankes Part of IMLS Study Team

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced an award of $994,369 to a team of researchers at University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Syracuse University, SLA, ARL and ASIS&T for a national research study on the future of librarians in the workforce. The two-year study will identify the nature of anticipated…

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Lankes to be a provisional member of a TRB study into transportation information infrastructure.

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The Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science has invited Lankes to be a provisional member of a TRB study into transportation information infrastructure. The study will: “…provide strategic advice to the federal government and the states regarding a sustainable administrative structure and funding mechanism for meeting the information services needs of the…

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Lankes Opens Workbench

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There is a long tradition of scientists â??going to the benchâ?? to conduct hands on experiments to flesh out a theory and gain invaluable empirical evidence. In that light, Lankes launches a new feature on his website, the Research Workbench. This section of the site will provide access to ongoing experiments and ideas in their…

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ERIC Under Fire

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All ERIC Clearinghouses are in the final year of their 5-year contracts. The U.S. Department of Education has released a draft RFP (request for proposals) that outlines the scope of work for the ERIC system beginning January 2004. According to the draft, all Clearinghouses will be eliminated, and their indexing and abstracting functions will be…

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