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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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NewsBreaks
FCC Proposes Broadband Data-Privacy Protections
by George H. Pike
Get ready for a potentially sweeping set of changes governing the use of data by ISPs. Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), submitted a proposal to regulate the use and disclosure of the data that ISPs collect about their customers' online activities. If adopted by the FCC, it would require ISPs, including broadband and cellular providers, to obtain consumers' consent for many uses of their data, disclose other uses, protect personal information, and report data breaches.

Weekly News Digests
SPECIAL REPORT: Open Data Day
by Barbie E. Keiser
This year's Sunshine Week (March 13-19) was preceded by celebrations on Open Data Day (March 5). A wiki promoted worldwide events (e.g., workshops and hackathons) that showcased in-progress projects and datasets.
NA Publishing Debuts Publishers Weekly Collection
NA Publishing, Inc., in collaboration with Publishers Weekly, launched the Publishers Weekly Digital Archive (1872-2013). The publication has been continuously released since 1872 and is the authoritative source for U.S. publishing industry news, with additional content such as book reviews and coverage of the British book trade.
dtSearch Is Now Available for Historical Newspaper Archive
Contegra Systems added its server-side PDF hit highlighter to dtSearch Corp.'s instant searching functionality for use with Fulton History's online historical newspaper archive. Contegra users can enter a dtSearch request to access highlighted hits superimposed on original newspaper page images.
European Union Tackles Piracy via Public Wi-Fi
An article on Telecompaper says, "Operators of public Wi-Fi networks cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed over the networks, according to an opinion by the EU Court of Justice's advocate general." This decision stems from a German court case between a business in Munich and Sony.
Gale Overhauls Digital Archive Program
Gale announced that it will expand and rebrand its digital archive program, with more product volume and multicultural content to support growing research needs in new disciplines as well as in the areas of digital humanities and text and data mining.
BioMed Central Gains Health-Focused Journal
Genes & Nutrition, which examines the relationship between genetics and nutrition, moved to BioMed Central (from NuGO) and became a fully open access (OA) journal.

NewsLink Spotlight
The Importance of Being Information Literate
by Brandi Scardilli
In today's world of instant answers from Google, information literacy is a hot topic for libraries. Credo has been evolving to become a prominent source for guidance in teaching this important skill. Libraries that sign up with Credo have access to reference content that serves as a starting point for research, along with information literacy skills solutions that teach researchers how to interpret what they've found in their searches.

Six Tips for Protecting Yourself Online

Six Tips for Protecting Yourself Online (3:23)

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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