Bribery and Corruption Investigation Highlights 'Foul Play' in College Hoops
Posted on 04-13-2018 by Lisa Thompson

College basketball in the United States is watched by millions and has become lucrative for the universities who compete and the companies who sponsor the teams. But college sport can also carry reputational, legal, and financial risks. We have seen the latest reminder in New York this week, when prosecutors... Read More

Information Literacy a Must in the Fake News Era
Posted on 11-28-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Just last week, The Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette featured an article on how local educators—of students from elementary school to college—are working to improve information literacy skills in an effort to reduce students’ susceptibility to fake news. Sound familiar? Of course—because... Read More

How Universities Can Leverage #GivingTuesday To Reach Fundraising Goals
Posted on 11-16-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Universities rely heavily on donations to continue delivering quality education, supporting their student bodies and offering top facilities. However, research found that in spite of much effort, the majority of donations made to universities went to an elite handful that already enjoy well-funded perks... Read More

Here’s What Libraries Brought To The Eclipse 2017 Party
Posted on 08-25-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

It’s not often that college students embrace an early start to the day, but this week’s rare solar eclipse brought out the early birds at Oregon State University, which had ringside seats as the sun began its path of totality across the U.S. As one of 30 NASA Space Grant universities across... Read More

Students Explore A New Generation of Research
Posted on 07-27-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

From the beginning, student opinion has been a big factor in the development of the new Nexis Uni ™ student research platform. As the product continues to grow and evolve, researchers at Nexis Uni have been hard at work talking to students around the country to capture what they need in a research... Read More

Looking Back at ALA Annual 2017
Posted on 07-13-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

The exhibit hall was bustling with attendees at the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The 5-day event brought speakers, exhibits, programs, award celebrations, preconferences, networking and social events to people from all around the United States. Speakers included Sarah Jessica Parker who... Read More

College Transparency Act Demands Higher-Ed Accountability
Posted on 05-31-2017 by Lindsey Lambert

Headlines publicizing the latest data hack or ransomware attack have kept data security and privacy in the public eye, but the College Transparency Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill introduced in Congress this month, looks to reverse a ban on federal student-level data collection—for good reason.... Read More