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U of C cancels subscription to RefWorks

By Nikayla Goddard, October 18 — The University of Calgary’s Libraries and Cultural Resources department has decided to cancel its subscription to RefWorks, a citation generator and bibliography software tool used by many U of C students and faculty. According to Libraries and Cultural Resources, the subscription to the program will be cancelled due to…

Study sheds light on academic publishing oligopoly

By Scott Strasser, May 31 2016 — One of Canada’s top experts on scholarly publications presented on academic publishing at the University of Calgary on May 25. Vincent Larivière, a University of Montreal information systems professor and Canada Research Chair holder for the transformations of scholarly communication, spoke about a recent paper he co-authored, “The…

$850,000 from provost’s office prevents library, online journal cuts

By Alexander Kim, October 9 2014 — Students were at risk of losing access to thousands of online journals, e-books, indexes, abstracts and reference tools due to a $1-million shortfall in the university’s library budget. University of Calgary libraries and cultural resources (LCR) was nearly forced to cut around $600,000 worth of electronic resources last month….

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