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Tuesday, July 08, 2014

 

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NewsBreaks
Infonomics and the Business of Free: A Recap of the NFAIS Webinar
by Abby Clobridge
Over the past decade of increased internet usage and reliance, consumers have come to expect—and demand—that information be free. This pervasive expectation has created a huge hurdle for information providers and is forcing dramatic changes in the information supply chain. Whereas the supply chain was once heavily controlled by publishers, aggregators, and professional information providers, we now have a free-for-all in which anyone can become a content creator. What does this mean for publishers and the information industry?

Weekly News Digests
Library Publishing Coalition Formally Debuts
The LPC (Library Publishing Coalition) had its official launch as an independent, community-led membership association with the goals of furthering the interests of library publishers and supporting a range of publishing practices. Academic and research libraries in the U.S. and Canada are now invited to join.
Reed Tech Strengthens Its IP Solutions
Reed Tech, part of LexisNexis, acquired PatentCore, a provider of online information solutions that developed the LexisNexis PatentAdvisor suite of patent analytics tools. The agreement is designed to enhance LexisNexis' intellectual property (IP) services and help its customers engage in more strategic patent prosecution and management.
Axios Systems Streamlines IT Service Management
Axios Systems partnered with Meyer Werft to offer the shipbuilding company streamlined IT service management (ITSM) processes and operations through Axios' assyst ITSM software solution.

NewsLink Spotlight
Streaming Video in Public Libraries
by Brandi Scardilli
In the beginning, libraries lent books. Fast-forward to the present day, and patrons can borrow all kinds of things from the library, including books, ebooks, audiobooks, CDs, and DVDs. The newest available format for patrons is streaming video, which is quickly gaining traction in public libraries across the country. Several librarians shared their experiences with streaming video lending, so institutions thinking about implementing their own programs know what to expect.
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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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