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October 25, 2016
ACI Information Group Partners with ORCID

ACI Information Group and ORCID announce a partnership in which scholarly blogs included in the ACI Scholarly Blog Index can be integrated with ORCID public profiles. In addition, through linked data, the journal and book content published by ORCID authors will be integrated into the author profile page in ACI Scholarly Blog Index.

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July 15, 2016
Carla Hayden appointed 14th Librarian of Congress

On Wednesday, July 13, the United States Senate confirmed the appointment of Dr. Carla D. Hayden as the 14th Librarian of Congress. Dr. Hayden is both the first woman and the first African-American to be appointed to the position.

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March 28, 2016
Lifelong Learning and Technology: Some Findings from the Latest Pew Report

Scholarly blogs are a valuable source of contemporary information to continue lifelong learning, so the ACI team was excited to read Pew's newest report, "Lifelong Learning and Technology". Here we review some interesting findings from Pew's report.

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August 7, 2015
Single Figure Publication: A new proposition for data, discovery, & the scholarly record

In a F1000 Research editorial called 'Single Figure Publications: Towards a novel alternative format for scholarly communication', Long Do & William Mobley of the UC San Diego Department of Neuroscience present a new idea: single figure publications.

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April 17, 2015
Threading the Web: The Importance of Connecting Your Scholarly Contributions

The ACI Scholarly Blog Index offers many different platforms for blog authors to reach out, connect to, & engage with those actively interested in their content, giving researchers the chance to follow their other avenues of content and scholarship.

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April 15, 2015
ACI Scholarly Blog Index featured in InfoToday's ITI NewsBreaks

Information Today, Inc. (ITI) published an article on the ACI Scholarly Blog Index in NewsBreaks, which highlights breaking news and important developments in the information industry and library world.

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April 7, 2015
Is Your Institution in ACI?

Chances are, yes - it probably is! It's easy to find research and scholarship by your own colleagues, students, and alumni. Just visit the ACI Scholarly Blog Index and browse posts by those affiliated with your own institution by following three simple steps.1. Visit You'll find the primary search box right on the homepage.2. Start typing in the name of your university, college, or institution.

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April 1, 2015
4 Tips for Incorporating Scholarly Blogs into Your Classroom Lessons

In ACI Roundup: The Use of Social Media and Blogs in Education, we noted various examples of educators using social media and blogs to enhance students’ learning experiences and promote a better understanding of the real-world effects of online reach and collaboration.

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March 27, 2015
How to make Your Scholarly Blog Content Visual

Human beings are very visual creatures, so it shouldn't be surprising that online content has become so image-focused in recent years. Trends in website design have also put visuals at the top of the priority list with parallax scrolling becoming one of the most preferred design techniques for websites and blogs.

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March 26, 2015
ACI Roundup: The Use of Social Media and Blogs in Education

As noted in Blogs and Social Media Play Important Roles in Helping Scientists Engage the Public, a recent Pew Internet Research study showed that more scientists are using blogs and social media to communicate with the public than ever before.

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March 22, 2015
Pioneers of Scholarly Blogging (It's Not a New Thing)

As a creative outlet, discourse catalyst, and distribution outlet to reach new and expanded audiences, scholars have been reaping the benefits of blogging for years.

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March 20, 2015
Visit ACI at the 2015 ACRL Conference in Portland, OR

The ACI team is proud to announce that we'll be showcasing the ACI Scholarly Blog Index to library and information science professionals at the 2015 Association of College & Research Libraries conference.

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