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NewsBreaks
'Every Week Is Fair Use Week'
by Abby Clobridge
From Feb. 23 to 27, 2015, many professionals within the information industry celebrated the second annual Fair Use Week. Similar to Open Access Week, Fair Use Week is a loosely organized, weeklong event during which libraries, universities, museums, archives, and individuals raise awareness about fair use. As explained on the Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) website, "Fair Use Week is simply a time to promote and discuss the opportunities presented by fair use, celebrate successful fair use stories, and explain the doctrine."

Weekly News Digests
Innovative Will Support the Libhub Initiative
Innovative agreed to sponsor the Libhub Initiative, which encourages industrywide focus on library resources' web visibility. With this sponsorship, Innovative will continue to promote the adoption of linked data practices and will develop functionality that will allow libraries to benefit from linked data technologies.
ProQuest's Genealogical Resource Gets Upgrade
ProQuest released a new version of its HeritageQuest Online collection of genealogical and historical information. Ancestry.com powers a new interface for enhanced searching, and source improvements include the addition of complete every-name indexes and interactive maps to the U.S. federal census data (1790-1940).
Springer Opens Up Conference Proceedings Data for Downloading
Springer Science+Business Media started a pilot project on linked open data by making available selected metadata from conference publications that focus on computer science. Semantically searchable data on about 8,000 proceedings volumes are now downloadable for free.
Thieme's Delhi Division Makes Strides in Neurology Publishing
Thieme Publishers Delhi took over the publication of the peer-reviewed, open access (OA) Indian Journal of Neurosurgery from Wolters Kluwer Health's Medknow division. As the official journal of the Neurological Surgeon Society of India, it is published three times per year online, with print versions available to society members.
EBSCO Offers Content From the ATLA Historical Monographs Collection
EBSCO Information Services and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) introduced 11 thematic series of the ATLA Historical Monographs Collection for religion and theology scholars. Documents come from the 13th century through 1922 and cover topics related to political science, sociology, spirituality, philosophy, and other areas.

NewsLink Spotlight
University Libraries Offer an Alternative to Traditional Publishing
by Brandi Scardilli
Maybe you're a professor who has an idea for a journal you'd like to start at your university. Or maybe you're a graduate student looking to prove yourself by publishing your research. Or maybe you're a college librarian hoping to start a newsletter that will raise your library's visibility on campus. No matter the reason, you're writing something that needs to find an audience. Why not publish it at the library? As digital tools get easier to use, many institutions are starting their own publishing programs in an effort to offer more varied services to their communities.
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Conference Connection

CONFERENCE CALENDAR 

July 15–18, The 110th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference
Place: Austin, Texas
Sponsor/Organizer: American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
URL: aallnet.org/conference

July 17–19, International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2017)
Place: Dublin
Sponsor/Organizer: IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland Section and the Infonomics Society
URL: i-society.eu

July 23–29, The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Place: Portland, Ore.
Sponsor/Organizer:  SAA
URL: www2.archivists.org/am2017

July 24–26, The 19th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI2017)
Place: Thessaloniki, Greece
Sponsor/Organizer: IEEE
URL: conferences.cwa.gr/cbi2017

July 31–Aug. 2, The Sixth International Conference on Informatics and Applications (ICIA2017)
Place: Takamatsu, Japan
Sponsor/Organizer: Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC) and IEEE Tokyo
URL: sdiwc.net/conferences/6th-international-informatics-applications/important-dates

... View our complete conference calendar here.

ITI Blogs

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ITI Books Blog booksblog.infotoday.comnews, observations, and commentary from the authors, editors, and publishers of Information Today, Inc.'s many book offerings.

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

Library Stuff librarystuff.net – the library blog dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development, written by Steven M. Cohen.

InfoToday Europe Blog infotoday.eu – the latest news, analysis, and opinion on the information industry in Europe and the UK.

Business of Video blog blog.streamingmedia.com – daily posts about the online video industry, business trends and analysis, market data, and research as well as the online video business models in the media and entertainment, broadcast, publishing, advertising, and enterprise industries.

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.


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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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