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NewsBreaks
The Legal Implications of Banned Books Week
by George H. Pike
The American Library Association's (ALA) annual Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read by drawing attention to attempts to censor reading materials in public, school, and academic libraries. The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF), the event's organizer, contributes to the week its list of the 10 most frequently challenged books of the year. ... These objections have given rise to a complex and nuanced legal structure governing censorship and the banning of books and other reading materials. Central to this legal structure is the First Amendment's provision protecting the freedom of speech.

Weekly News Digests
Demco Acquires Boopsie
Demco, Inc. acquired Boopsie for Libraries, which will add Boopsie's team and software platform to Demco, a global company that has been in the library space for 100-plus years. Boopsie's mobile expertise will help Demco offer additional services to its library customers to help them increase the access and usage of their online materials and services.
EBSCO Rolls Out 2016 Serials Price Projections
EBSCO Information Services introduced its "Serials Price Projections for 2016," which notes that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and medical libraries is expected to be 4%-6% before currency impact.
Opus Global Acquires Alacra
Compliance solutions provider Opus Global acquired Alacra, a business information solutions company. The agreement will allow for the integration of compliance data from Alacra's more than 170 external providers into Opus Global's Hiperos third-party management network.
Reprints Desk Customers Now Have Access to OpenAthens
Reprints Desk became a reseller of Eduserv's OpenAthens access management system. It will offer OpenAthens, which provides a single username and password to access subscription-based content, to its customer base for the Article Galaxy document delivery solution.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Prepares Resource-Sharing Portal for Teachers
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) announced the upcoming beta version of HMH Marketplace, an online resource to help educators find teaching tools and connect them with educational technology startups. It will feature apps from ed tech developers, games and other classroom resources, and original content created by teachers (e.g., lesson plans).

NewsLink Spotlight
Four Discovery Services to Watch
by Brandi Scardilli
Last year, NewsBreaks published an overview of the major discovery services and shared their new features. It's time for a look at some tools that may not be as well-known as the previously covered EBSCO Discovery Service, Primo, Summon, and WorldCat Discovery Services. Read on to learn about their unique features and what kinds of enhancements are planned for the future.
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How to Use Tor Browsing to Search the Deep Web

How to Use Tor Browsing to Search the Deep Web (2:10)

Evolve Project Director Brian Pichman discusses ways to search the deep web in this clip from his presentation at 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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