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The ACI Scholarly Blog Index cleverly applies the virtues and strengths of traditional bibliographic control to this new frontier of scholarly communication.


The results are impressive and worthy of notice by students and researchers at all levels.


By carefully curating and selecting material for inclusion based on the credentials of its author (and checking that material for factual accuracy), the index provides value-added, secure access to important material that might otherwise remain limited to specialist in-groups and lost to a wider academic readership.

– J. D. Potter
Washington State University

Review printed in the June 2016 issue of Choice Magazine




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ACI Information Group exhibited the ACI Scholarly Blog Index at the Special Libraries Association Annual Conference from June 12-14, 2016 in Philadelphia. It will be a busy year, so be sure to check back soon for upcoming events!

Selections from the ACI Blog

The Value of the Scholarly Blog as a Primary Source

When most people think of the term primary source, they think of those firsthand resources affiliated with a historical event, experience, or expression, but it also applies to recent and modern-day works and digital scholarly records.

ACI Tips: How to Add Works to your ORCID Profile

Since more than 2 million researchers have set up ORCID profiles, chances are pretty good that you’re at least somewhat familiar with ORCID.  Scholars around the world have set up ORCID profiles containing information, and/or links to, their publications,...

Niche News Consumption in the Digital Age

While traditional journalists play a continually valuable role in news provision for the average consumer, a scholar’s extensive knowledge in their respective fields often means an altogether different playing field in news provision & consumption.

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.

On Archiving, 404 Errors, and Preserving the Scholarly Record

All those posts that scholars and researchers have spent months or years writing or compiling could be gone in an instant. Even when blogging platforms seem established, bloggers need to ensure that their content is preserved in the scholarly record.