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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

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NewsBreaks
Winning Resources for Global Journalism
by Barbie E. Keiser
Lately, there's been a good deal of ink (both printed and virtual) lamenting the current climate in traditional Western newsrooms (and on some entrepreneurial online platforms) that are experimenting with new models for journalism in the 21st century. ... However, there has been good news for the journalism field recently too.

Weekly News Digests
Voting on the Future of SLA
by Marydee Ojala
At a special meeting on July 14, 2015, the Special Libraries Association (SLA) board of directors voted to receive the revised version of the consultants' "Recommendations Report" that was covered in the NewsBreak "The Future of SLA: A Strategic Framework and Recommendations for Moving Forward."
Cheetah Legal Research Platform Debuts
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business announced the official availability of its Cheetah legal research platform. It uses Wolter Kluwer's content and in-depth expertise to help users access results accurately and quickly.
Senate Approves Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
The American Library Association (ALA) shared the news that the U.S. Senate voted to reauthorize and amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), now the Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 (S.1177). This legislation will help keep school libraries open in every state by allowing school districts to use federal funds to develop and foster school library programs.
NISO Solicits Comments on New SUSHI-Lite Technical Report
NISO (National Information Standards Organization) opened its draft technical report, "SUSHI-Lite: Deploying SUSHI as a Lightweight Protocol for Exchanging Usage via Web Services," for public comment through Sept. 30, 2015.
Baker & Taylor Finishes Migration to TLC's System
Baker & Taylor completed its migration to The Library Corp.'s (TLC) CARL-X ILS. Since 2001, TLC has hosted Baker & Taylor's cataloging system, and now the distributor's 6 million titles (one of the largest collections of bibliographic data in the U.S.) are available via CARL-X's cataloging features.
LexisNexis' U.K. Company Hopes to Acquire Legal Publisher
LexisNexis U.K. intends to acquire Jordan Publishing Ltd., which is also U.K.-based, after regulatory review and other customary conditions are approved. Jordan Publishing's titles (such as The Family Court Practice) complement LexisNexis' portfolio, and LexisNexis' online solutions will give Jordan Publishing's customers access to diverse content.

NewsLink Spotlight
Digital Magazine Services for Your Library This Summer
by Brandi Scardilli
This summer's beachgoers will probably be bringing along paper magazines to help them relax on the sand. But for other lazy days this season--lying in a hammock in the shade, lying on the couch in the air-conditioning--it's undeniably cheaper to get digital magazines from local libraries to read on a mobile device. The following services help libraries offer e-magazines to their patrons. Read on to compare their features and for a sneak peek of what they're doing next.
Download Our July-August Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free July-August content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and an exclusive offer for a free book with a subscription to Computers in Libraries magazine.

How to Help Researchers Find ...

How to Help Researchers Find Reliable Sources and Avoid Fake News (5:37)

California State University-Northridge librarian Doris Helfer discusses a rubric she and her colleagues created to identify credible research sources and help their patrons steer clear of fake news 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.


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