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NewsBreaks
KNODE and Wiley Collaborate on Next-Generation Research Portal
by Nancy K. Herther
Earlier this month, Boston-area scholarly research portal developer KNODE announced a new partnership with Wiley to expand its services beyond the life sciences to better compete in this burgeoning marketplace and to identify and network scholars and researchers to improve research collaboration and exchange.

Weekly News Digests
Springer Collaborates With Italian Society of Endocrinology
Springer Science+Business Media joined forces with the Società Italiana di Endocrinologia (Italian Society of Endocrinology; SIE) to publish the electronic-only, peer-reviewed Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Springer agreed to a 5-year collaboration that makes the journal available exclusively on SpringerLink, its database of electronic STM content.
EBSCO Gains New President and CEO
EBSCO appointed Tim Collins president and CEO of the company effective July 1, 2014. Collins, who is the current president of EBSCO Information Services (the largest division of EBSCO), will work from his office in Massachusetts. All executives will report to him; EBSCO Information Services will not have a new president.
Government Reforms Intelligence Collection Policies
The White House announced the adoption of reforms for how the government collects intelligence information. These reforms coincide with the release of "Presidential Policy Directive/PPD-28," a blueprint for dealing with signals intelligence activities in the U.S. and internationally. It reports on new principles for intelligence collection and strengthens the executive branch's monitoring of activities.

NewsLink Spotlight
Five Enterprise Options for BYOD
by Brandi Scardilli
As the BYOD (bring your own device) trend grows in popularity, companies need to be more vigilant about protecting sensitive information. Since mobile devices don't always have the same security protection as corporate-owned desktop computers, the use of personal smartphones, laptops, and tablets expose businesses to security risks if the proper safeguards aren't taken.

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem (4:16)

The Accidental Data Scientist author Amy Affelt discusses leading technology experts' recommended remedies for fixing Facebook's fake news problem in this clip from 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).

Download your free copy of the June 2018 issue now!


CIL Cover

Computers in Libraries magazine has posted its 2019 editorial calendar and has issued a call for article proposals at infotoday.com/cilmag/contrib.shtml#themes.


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