May 11, 2018


Enhancing Library Collaboration with the Research Office and Faculty

Library staff have a great deal of expertise that can provide value to the research lifecycle, even as researchers themselves are turning to other sources when gathering information. Here are three important ways that university libraries can add value to the research process.


Improving Research Workflows

Breaking down the silos in higher-education research can lead to better outcomes. Here’s how…


Charlie Donlea: A Rising Suspense Writer Who Delivers What Your Favorite Podcasts Can’t

Were you obsessed with Serial? How about Making A Murderer? If so, you are not alone. Twenty-million people were hooked, including USA Today bestselling author—and rising suspense star—Charlie Donlea.

Taunton Press Inspires Readers to Remodel and Repair Their Homes

“You need to remove the toilet tank from the bowl for some repairs,” says Taunton Press Executive Editor Peter Chapman. Chapman is citing just one example of what a reader might fail to learn on YouTube, where a best-case scenario approach often leaves out really important details.


Moon Travel Celebrates 45 Years as a Top Resource for Travelers in the US and Abroad

Moon covers more destinations in the US than any other publisher, with guides that appeal to readers traveling both near and far. “We approach US travel with the same sense of adventure that we bring to Machu Picchu,” says publisher Bill Newlin.


A Baby’s Bones

Rebecca Alexander latest novel, A Baby’s Bones, combines the author’s passions for crime and fantasy. Rebecca returns to the page with an archaeologist working to solve crimes in the past, while finding murder in the present.


Spillane to the Max

Max Allan Collins went from teenaged super fan of author Mickey Spillane to that of advocate and personal friend of Spillane. Ultimately Collins took on the role of co-author completing several unfinished works by Spillane and managing Spillane’s estate.


Downtown Philadelphia: Where to Eat, Relax, and Explore

There’s perhaps no better time to explore it than right now, and—lucky for you—the Philadelphia Convention Center is smack dab in the middle of some of Philly’s greatest hits.


Partnering with Community Organizations to Support Digital Collections and Scholarship

A Digital Scholarship Outreach Librarian and Head of Digitization Services at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Jennifer Johnson is an expert in community engagement—and has collaborated with more than 40 cultural heritage institutions to create 80 digital collections. In this interview, Johnson discusses her work in supporting digital scholarship.


The Unique Value of MathSciNet®

While most databases provide abstracting and indexing, MathSciNet® also provides users with 3rd party reviews of the published literature created by over 21,000 PhD reviewers. This approach dates back 75-years to the database’s origin as the publication Mathematical Reviews launched in 1940 by Otto Neugebauer.