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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A recent issue of Computers in Libraries magazine is available FREE for a limited time. Click here and you will be taken to a webpage that has the full representation of the issue complete with live links and search functionality.

In this issue:

Privacy & Security

NISO: Striving for a Consensus Framework for Patron Privacy  
Perspectives on Patron Privacy and Security 
Libraries and the New Culture of Trust  
Security in a Sharing Profession  

PLUS: Top Genealogy Resources

Genealogy: A Cheat Sheet for the Unsuspecting Librarian  

NewsBreaks
Ingram's 1440 Accelerator Kick-Starts Future Publishing Ventures
by Kenneth D. Evans
On Sept. 13, 2015, Ingram Content Group will unveil the results of 1440, a new incubator for publishing entrepreneurs. The project's website connects a past publishing revolution with the type of disruption Ingram hopes to help start in the future: "In [the year] 1440, Johannes Gutenberg developed the printing press and changed the world. We're looking for the companies that are changing today's publishing world by changing the way that people interact with content."

Weekly News Digests
Smithsonian Includes CHORUS in Public Access Plan
According to the Smithsonian's Plan for Increased Public Access to Results of Federally Funded Research (effective Oct. 1, 2015), all applicable publications and supporting data that comes from federally funded research submitted on or after that date will be available via Smithsonian Research Online (SRO) or CHORUS (Clearinghouse for the Open Research of the United States).
Pearson Renews Commitment to Learning Software Provider
Pearson extended its partnership with Knowledge Factor to continue using Knowledge Factor's amplifire as the learning software underlying the Dynamic Study Modules in Pearson's MyLab & Mastering collection.
SAGE Rolls Out Journal Issue on Research-Sharing in Developing Countries
SAGE Publications released a special issue of the Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics (JERHRE) that features guidelines, protocols, models, and other resources to improve biomedical data-sharing around the world.
NLM and NEH Partner for Upcoming Workshop and Other Initiatives
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) re-established their partnership from 2012 to create initiatives for bringing specialists together to share expertise and develop new research agendas in the humanities, medicine, and information sciences.
ReadCube Signs Its 60th Publisher
ReadCube will index more than 29,000 articles from 30 MIT Press journals as Enhanced PDFs on ReadCube's platform. Subjects include the arts, economics, science and technology, history, and political science.

NewsLink Spotlight
Making the Case for Koha: Why Libraries Should Consider an Open Source ILS
by Brandi Scardilli
Of all the ILS options on the market, using an open source solution might be the best fit for libraries looking for cost-effective, collaborative, and highly supported software. Koha is one such ILS, used by about 15,000 libraries around the world and supported by nearly 50 companies.
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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.

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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