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Monday, October 01, 2012

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NewsBreaks
Internet Archive Opens TV News Section
by Barbara Quint
The Internet Archive opened a section titled TV News Search & Browse devoted to television news broadcasts. The initial launch includes 3 years dating from 2009 with a broad range of sources, more than the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, though Vanderbilt's files extend back to Aug. 5, 1968. The new collection began with about 356,000 news programs from all the national U.S. networks and local stations in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. It updates with a 24-hour delay.

Weekly News Digests
TLC’s Lists & Actions for Librarians on the Go
The Library Corporation introduced Lists & Actions, a powerful new circulation feature to complement the web-based LS2 Staff interface for TLC's Library•Solution automation system. The LS2 Staff interface is a touchscreen-optimized, tablet-friendly design that allows a librarian to leave his or her desk and perform circulation tasks anywhere in the library.
Pearson Launches New Early Edition Ebook Service
Pearson announced that readers everywhere will now have the opportunity to get early access to important, time-sensitive topics and technologies before the official publication. Available exclusively through Pearson, Early Edition multiformat ebooks (PDF, ePUB, and MOBI) have been through preliminary stages of editing and technical review, but content and presentation are not yet final. By purchasing an Early Edition, customers automatically will receive an updated, official edition of the multiformat ebook when it is available.
Capita Partners With EBSCO Publishing to Enhance Library Resource Discovery
Capita, an ILS vendor based in the U.K., partnered with EBSCO Publishing to offer integrated access to extensive electronic resources within Capita's existing library resource discovery solution, Prism and EBSCO Discovery Service. Users will be able to search their library's comprehensive collection of electronic databases and physical library stock using a single search box.

NewsLink Spotlight
Pew Research Center Provides Research and Data on Campaign 2012
by Paula J. Hane
As Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepared for their first debate on Oct. 3, 2012, the issues at the top of the voters' agenda have changed little since 2008, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Conducted Sept. 12-16 among 3,019 adults, including 2,424 registered voters, the results show that 87% of registered voters say that the economy will be very important to their vote, while 83% say jobs will be very important to their vote.

How to Use Tor Browsing to Search the Deep Web

How to Use Tor Browsing to Search the Deep Web (2:10)

Evolve Project Director Brian Pichman discusses ways to search the deep web in this clip from his presentation at Computers in Libraries 2018.

 

ITI Blogs

If you regularly read blogs, add these to your reader:

ITI Conference Blog libconf.com – covering ITI's library conferences worldwide.

ILI365/InfoToday Europe Blog infotoday.eu – news and ideas for, and by, innovative info pros from around the world, throughout the year.

destinationCRM Blog destinationcrmblog.coma blog from the editors of CRM magazine, dedicated to providing Customer Relationship Management information in a timely manner to connect decision makers and providers.

SpeechTech Blog speechtechblog.com – updates on speech technology and its applications in daily life, covering everything from ASR to VUI, with lots of links, threads, and even a few pictures thrown in for good measure.

ITI News

The Information Advisor's Guide to Internet Research

Edited by Robert Berkman, The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research explores, evaluates, and provides critical analysis of free and fee-based information resources, web-based services, and search strategies to help you maximize your time and keep you up-to-date on the internet's role in research.

IAG

In addition to at least one feature by business specialist Berkman, each issue of The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research includes an in-depth article by Ran Hock, author of The Extreme Searcher book series and well-known seminar speaker, who checks out a major web resource.

Four regular columns are rotated; two appear each issue and give readers suggestions for cool internet tools to check out (Brian Smith McCallum, M.L.S., public and academic librarian); sites to turn to for more scholarly research needs (Briana McGuckin, reference and instructional librarian); sites to go to that provide information for the common good (Susan Fingerman, retired librarian instructor, STEM); and sites that give you “big data” facts and figures on a range of topics (Jackie Shane, former reference librarian).

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