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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

WebSearch University
September 17 - 18, 2015 • DoubleTree by Hilton Crystal City • Arlington, VA

Take your search skills to the next level!

WebSearch University provides a unique opportunity to connect with some of the best-known power searchers on the planet. In a collaborative learning environment, you will learn how to surface information from the deep web, when to abandon the free web for a different source, why to use one tactic over another, and how to turn information overload into actionable information.

Register now !

NewsBreaks
Supreme Court to Address Standing to Sue for Data Breaches and Privacy Violations
by George H. Pike
The ability of individuals to seek legal recovery for data breaches or the posting of inaccurate information or to defend their privacy rights may soon be impacted by the Supreme Court of the United States. It has agreed to consider whether a person can sue for the posting of incorrect information--in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)--in the absence of proof that the person was specifically harmed by the incorrect information. The court will explore whether the absence of specific harm means that the person does not have "standing" to file a lawsuit, even though the poster of the information clearly violated the FCRA.

Weekly News Digests
Open Library of Humanities Gains Participants
Three universities joined the Open Library of Humanities' Library Partnership Subsidy (LPS) system: Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Exeter, and the University of Sussex. LPS aims to help secure open access (OA) practices--unlimited online dissemination and reuse--for the humanities disciplines.
LinkedIn Now Offers Analytics for Publishing
LinkedIn introduced analytics for publishing on its platform that provide insights into who reads and engages with users' posts. Users can evaluate the audience they're reaching, which posts resonate with readers, and other information about content they share on LinkedIn.
HathiTrust Premieres New Dataset
The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) released the HTRC Extracted Features Dataset, which was sourced from 4.8 million public domain volumes from the HathiTrust Digital Library collection. These volumes contain more than 734 billion words in dozens of languages, as well as works from multiple centuries.
EBSCO Rolls Out Newsletter Builder
EBSCO Information Services launched Newsletter Builder, a tool that helps corporate librarians and information professionals customize enewsletters for sharing information across their organizations. It imports research results from EBSCO Discovery Service as well as from EBSCOhost databases and external sources to facilitate the creation of article lists and links to resources and the addition of commentary.
CERN and U.S. Strengthen Partnership
CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) made an agreement with the U.S. to renew their collaboration in particle physics and advanced computing. The U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. National Science Foundation, and CERN signed the agreement during a ceremony at the White House.

NewsLink Spotlight
How to Start a 3D Printing Program at Your Library
by Brandi Scardilli
If you're thinking about installing a 3D printer in your library, there are a lot of things to consider before you do so. You have to decide on a model, find a place to put it, and figure out whether (or how much) to charge for its use. Three library representatives share their experiences with implementing a 3D printing program at their institutions.
Download Our May Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free May content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and an exclusive offer for a free book with a subscription to Computers in Libraries magazine.

ILI 2017

INTERNET LIBRARIAN INTERNATIONAL

THE LIBRARY INNOVATION CONFERENCE

 October 17 & 18, London

ILI's Programme Director, Val Skelton, celebrates librarian superpowers. 
Librarians are leaders in tech, organizational influencers, expert marketers (often working with a zero budget), change managers, skilled data crunchers and expert internet searchers--and so much more. ILI's conference programme celebrates the incredible range of roles, skills, and initiatives librarians are carrying out every day. Over two days this October, six conference tracks highlight the importance of the internet librarian's role.

THE NEW LIBRARY, THE NEW LIBRARIAN – exploring some of the strategies, structures, teams, skills, services and collaborations librarians are using to ensure they stay at the cutting edge.

USERS, UX, AND USAGE – understanding how libraries are working with users to redesign services, spaces, and to understand usage.

CONTENT CREATIVITY – investigating how libraries are creating, curating, and marketing digital collections, how librarians are publishers in their own right, and how they are driving collaborative content creation.

FIGHT THE FAKE, FIND THE FACTS – celebrating two of the librarian's super powers--advanced search techniques and nurturing information integrity--in a post-truth/multi-truth era.

MARKETING THE LIBRARY – sharing stories of librarians who are influencing use and expanding audiences for their services and collections from the DJ librarian to the digital storyteller.

NEW SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATIONS – exploring why the scholarly communications landscape is changing, and what this means for libraries and information professionals.

In addition to a series of one-hour workshops - ILI Extra - covering a wide range of specialised skills and topics, from tech topics to personal development, ILI also hosts two one-day pre-conference workshops:

Websearch Academy 2017 explores the intricacies of research on the web. Our global expert speakers look at advanced search, evaluation of search engines, apps relevant to serious research, social media search, and analysis of search results.

Marketing Your Library Service: Principles and Actions--In libraries we spend so much time curating our content and services that sometimes we don’t put enough focus on telling people about what we do. We do so much, but how do we ensure people hear about what we offer and understand what we do?

ILI 2017 GIF

ITI Blogs

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

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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Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com