Academic libraries in the news

Over the last couple of days, three reports and articles discussing academic libraries have been published. So what is the current state of play with regards to academic libraries? Do these North American trends translate into the Australian environment? Inside Higher Ed has a blog post titled “Academic Librarians As … Continue reading

Robots revealed

One of the most prominent features of the new Macquarie University Library is the Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS). It’s a high-density storage system which houses 800,000 of the library’s 1.3 million items. The items which are in there are books which haven’t been borrowed or purchased in the … Continue reading