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NewsBreaks
The Year in Congress: Accomplishments in 2015
by George H. Pike
As senators and representatives gear up for the election-year second session of the 114th Congress, they have managed to accomplish a fair amount of work so far. Through the recent holiday recess, Congress added 113 new public laws to the books, including budget appropriations and debt ceiling extensions that passed with far less Sturm und Drang than what has accompanied congressional budget battles of the recent past.

Weekly News Digests
Alexander Street Offers New Round of Film Scripts
Alexander Street released a new collection of classic, contemporary, and international screenplays. Film Scripts Online: Volume II adds to its original database of 1,000 previously unpublished feature film scripts.
Wikipedia Celebrates Its 15th Birthday With Librarian-Centric Campaign
The Wikipedia Library team invites librarians to help Wikipedia celebrate its 15th birthday on Jan. 15, 2016, by adding one reference to any Wikipedia article. The organization will host #1Lib1Ref, a weeklong, global campaign to engage peers in global research, library, and cultural sectors.
Thomson Reuters Deepens Partnership With Ringgold
Thomson Reuters' ScholarOne Manuscripts platform integrated Ringgold's Identify Database of more than 400,000 institutional records. The partnership is now active for the 6,400 journals served by ScholarOne Manuscripts.
British Library Makes Digitization Progress on Historic Maps
According to The Art Newspaper, the British Library is a quarter of the way through its project to re-catalog, digitize, and conserve King George III's collection of 50,000 maps dating from around 1500 to 1824.
Google Apps for Work Starts New Program for Microsoft Users
According to Business Insider, "Google is making an aggressive move to grow its Google Apps for Work business" by enticing big companies to switch from Microsoft Office to Google Apps for Work.

NewsLink Spotlight
The News of 2015: The Year in Review
by Brandi Scardilli
Happy new year! As we ring in 2016 and look forward to what is sure to be another eventful year for libraries, information professionals, and information services, it's time to reflect on the major industry happenings in 2015. Here's an overview of the newsworthy trends, events, and topics NewsBreaks covered in the past year.
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Six Tips for Protecting Yourself Online

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Evolve Project Director of Strategic Innovation Brian Pichman explains how to shore up your personal cybersecurity in this clip from Computers in Libraries 2018.

 

Bookshelf
Find it Fast, 6th edition Find It Fast, 6th Edition
Extracting Expert Information from Social Networks, Big Data, Tweets, and More
by Robert Berkman

In Find It Fast, business research guru Robert Berkman gives expert advice on how to locate the best information sources, how to find and utilize the professionals behind those sources, and how to combine expert techniques to do fast and effective research on any subject.

You'll find practical guidance on such subjects as how to know if a site is a trusted source; understanding how and why sources differ; using precision search strategies and taming information overload; and finding, evaluating, and interviewing experts. Whether you are looking for consumer information, data for a job or project, facts for starting a new business, or an answer to an obscure question, Find It Fast will help you find it. Fast!

2015/336 pp softbound | ISBN 978-1-937290-04-7
Regular Price: $24.95 | Web Orders: $22.45

 
 
Conference Connection

CONFERENCE CALENDAR 

Nov. 13, Sports Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/Sports.aspx

Nov. 13–14, OTT Leadership Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/OTTSummit.aspx

Nov. 13–14, Video Engineering Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/VES.aspx

Nov. 13–14, eBook Management: What Works, What Doesn’t (ALCTS e-Forum)
Place: Online only
Sponsor/Organizer: Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS)
URL: 
ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum/111318

Nov. 13–14, Live Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/livestreamingsummit.aspx

Nov. 13–14, Streaming Media West
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/west2018

Nov. 13–15, International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference 2018
Place: Wellington, New Zealand
Sponsor/Organizer: International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)
URL: 
netpreserve.org/ga2018

Nov. 14–15, 2018 Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC)
Place: St. Louis, Mo.
Sponsor/Organizer: Library Marketing Conference Group (LMCG)
URL: 
librarymarketingconference.org/lmcc-2018-announcements

Nov. 14–17, The 1st International Children's Libraries Symposium
Place: Urgup, Turkey
Sponsor/Organizer: University of Marmara, Department of Information and Records Management; Ministry of Culture and Tourism Libraries and Publications General Directorate
URL: 
childrenslibraries.org

Nov. 17–20, The 18th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2018)
Place: Singapore
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee
URL: 
icdm2018.org

Nov. 29–Dec. 1, International Conference on Digital Transformation (ICDT 2018)
Place: Delhi, India
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee
URL: 
ifla.org/files/assets/asia-and-oceania/news/icdt_confernece_brochure_19-09-2018.pdf

... View our complete conference calendar here.

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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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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