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Posted On May 6, 2015
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The following content is featured this month:
- In Information Today, Ray Lewis shares his conversation with Michael and Constance Wiebrands (presenters at the ALIA Information Online conference) about the Oculus Rift. They discuss its upcoming public availability and Lewis describes what it was like to demo the virtual reality headset.
- In Online Searcher, Nancy Herther notes that in the last 50 years, cited references have become a field of study that highlights scientific advancements as well as key researchers, institutions, and ideas. She provides a wish list of features to enhance citation searching.
- In Computers in Libraries, Jessamyn West looks at the stories numbers can tell. She writes, “Gathering data to support programs and services is one of the most effective ways of making a case for both the library you have and the library you want.”
- In Internet@Schools, Stephen Abram writes about a technology that is just entering the pipeline and has the potential to create change in libraries, schools, retail, and every community engagement space.