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NewsBreaks
The Lyon Declaration Tackles Information Access and Sustainable Development
by Marydee Ojala
At the 80th IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) World Library and Information Congress on Aug. 18, 2014, in Lyon, France, IFLA introduced the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information. It calls upon member states of the United Nations (UN) to make an international commitment to use the post-2015 development agenda—intended to succeed the UN's expiring Millennium Development Goals—to ensure that everyone has access to information. Moreover, it notes that access to information must be coupled with the ability to understand, use, and share information.

Weekly News Digests
New Workshop Explores Quality and Integrity of Data
National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) and CENDI announced that they will co-sponsor a workshop on Nov. 20, 2014. Its theme will be Data Infrastructure: The Importance of Quality and Integrity, and the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) will host the event at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Libraries Unlimited and IASL Team Up for Book Series
Libraries Unlimited, part of ABC-CLIO, LLC, partnered with IASL (International Association of School Librarianship) to launch a book series that will contribute to the development of global school librarianship. School librarians will able to write about trends and issues and report on their research, as well as read about others' experiences.
Thomson Reuters Connects With DataCite for Worldwide Discovery
The Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters is collaborating with DataCite to promote research dataset discovery using the Data Citation Index, Thomson Reuters' single-point solution for accessing datasets from multidisciplinary, global repositories.
Adam Matthew Finishes Its World War I Archive
Adam Matthew completed its First World War portal with the release of the final section, Visual Perspectives and Narratives. Sources for the portal, which is also composed of the Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment sections, come from the holdings of the U.K.'s IWM (Imperial War Museums).

NewsLink Spotlight
Five Apps for Hassle-Free Travel
by Brandi Scardilli
Preparing for the fall conference season can be a daunting task—there are hotel rooms to book, flights to schedule, and meetings to arrange. Here are a few services that will provide some relief from the stresses of traveling.
Download Our September Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free September content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and an exclusive subscription offer.

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.

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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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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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