Today’s stories include: Kiwis boycott Elsevier, future of peer review, transliteracy, and more.
- Nine Kiwi University staff join international boycott of major academic science publisher Elsevier via @WMLIB. (BoK8)
- Reflections on reading fiction | @L2_S2S. (BoK1)
- Here’s our reviews of some of the new Māori books available in NZ stores | @TeKaraka. (BoK11)
- “The prospect of instant distribution of research is tremendously exciting”: The Future of Peer Review via @aarontay. (BoK1)
- Follow #VALA2012 through CoverItLive | @libsmatter. (BoK1)
- The downward spiral?: California completely cuts state funding for libraries via @flexnib. (BoK9)
- Good definitions and overview: Transliteracy, Customer Services and the Future of Reference (slideshare) via @librarianybyday. (BoK4)
- Are libs using QR codes for this?: QR Codes Help Hospital Patients Report their Experiences via @ericrumsey. (BoK7)
- Awesome video about “Internet gratis” in Chile and the difference it can make to communities via @PeepsNetwork. (BoK2)
These stories are a hand-picked selection of the many being tweeted by a number of top quality library heroes I follow on Twitter.