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LAI/CILIP Joint Annual Conference – call for papers

**Apologies for cross posting**Dear ColleaguesThe call for papers for the 2019 LAI/CILIP Joint Annual Conference is open. This is a great opportunity for library staff from all sectors to share their experiences of working on initiatives and projects. …

LIR Seminar Videos now Online

Dear All,The video recordings from our 2018 LIR Seminar are online. You can see them here: https://lirgroup.heanet.ie/index.php/2018/07/26/lir-seminar-deciphering-data-informing-decision-making-transforming-user-experience-december-5/I have one favour …

Vacancy: Teaching & Learning Librarian

—Job Vacancy at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI): Teaching & Learning Support LibrarianDepartment: RCSI LibraryLocation: RCSI Library, RCSI, 26 York Street, Dublin 2Reporting to: Associate Librarian (Education, Research & Clini…

INT@CT Project – Monitoring APCs

Dear All,Maynooth Librarian Cathal McCauley mentioned the ESAC Initiative’s ‘Principles, guidelines & best practices for transformative agreements’*, during his talk at the recent LIR Seminar. This is part of a larger project called the INT@CT project*…

UXLibs 4

***With Apologies for Cross Posting***On behalf of Andy Priestner – a very useful and interactive conference, relevant for anyone interested in how we deliver services and support our users.Bookings are now open for the fourth international User Experi…

Client Notification: IEDR .ie Claim Liberalisation

Dear LIR mailing list members ,I’m writing to you in relation to the IEDR’s plan to liberalise the .iedomain from March 21st this year.As you are aware, at present, in order to register a .ie domain you mustshow both a connection to Ireland and a claim…

Re: NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Hi David, pubmed is heavily used here, so I am very interested in this. I was just getting our link resolver updasted in endnote basic, so I will have a look at your suggestion. thanksÁine MeehanSystems LibrarianYeats Library, Institute of Technology S…

NIH/Pubmed: LinkOut Local or the Outside Tool

Hello Everyone,Happy New Year. I have come across the LinkOut Local and the Outside Tool on PubMed. These tools allow you to put an openURL link to your institution’s link resolver from the record in PubMed. Handy.Does anyone here use this service?Than…

Client Advisory: "Meltdown" vulnerability mitigation

Dear LIR mailing list subscribers,You may be aware of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities thatwere disclosed in the media during the past 24 hours. These arevulnerabilities in CPUs (notably, but not only, Intel CPUs made si…