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Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Computers in Libraries March 8-10 2016 Washington, DC

Computers in Libraries 2016  • March 8 - 10, 2016 • Washington, DC

Libraries are changing – building creative spaces with a focus on learning and creating; engaging audiences in different ways with community and digital managers; partnering with different community organizations in new and exciting ways. This year with our theme, Library Labs: Research, Innovation & Imagination, we plan to feature truly transformative and cutting edge research, services and practices along with the strategies and technologies to support them.

Registration opens soon.

NewsBreaks
Digital Developments at the Wellcome Library
by John Charlton
With an average of nearly a terabyte of data preserved every month, the Wellcome Library, a medical-related archive (part of the Wellcome Trust charitable foundation), pays particular attention to the issues of data growth and obsolescence. Located just a stone's throw from the British Library, the Wellcome Library contains a huge collection of material, much of it in digital form.

Weekly News Digests
NFAIS Conference Adds Keynote Speakers
The National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) announced the lineup of keynote speakers for its 2016 annual conference (Feb. 21-23).
LexisNexis Acquires Legal Analytics Provider
LexisNexis Legal & Professional acquired Lex Machina, whose Legal Analytics Platform helps lawyers predict strategic outcomes by mining, tagging, categorizing, and enhancing federal court documents.
Gale Provides Online Access to Early Arabic Texts
Gale launched the first module of Early Arabic Printed Books From the British Library, the first major text-searchable online archive of Arabic books printed before the 20th century.
DPLA Helps Make Audiovisual Collections Searchable
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) partnered with Pop Up Archive to offer discounts that help the DPLA hubs and their partners use Pop Up Archive to make their audiovisual collections searchable.
FIZ Karlsruhe and Thomson Reuters Introduce Updated Patent Resource
FIZ Karlsruhe and the Intellectual Property & Science business of Thomson Reuters added the Derwent Markush Resource to the STN International service for research and patent information.

NewsLink Spotlight
With Litographs, You Can Wear Your Favorite Book
by Brandi Scardilli
If you've ever thought about getting a tattoo inspired by your favorite book, but you weren't sure if you wanted to make a lifetime commitment, look no further than Litographs. Its line of temporary tattoos features designs inspired by 30-plus works of literature, including Beowulf, Moby Dick, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
Download Our December-January Editorial Sampler
Want to review some articles from our library publications? Download the free December-January content sampler (PDF) of recent articles and a discount subscription offer for Online Searcher.

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"A Librarian’s Guide to QSC"

"Preserving OERs for the Future"

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"Can Smart Devices Solve a Murder?"

 

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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