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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

2017 eBooks Frontlist Announced Elsevier

Elsevier’s 2017 Frontlist is now available for presale, giving you more time to consider the resources your library needs and better manage budget allocation. In 2017, the growing Frontlist will deliver even more knowledge to support research and education.

Available in 24 collections and delivered DRM-free on ScienceDirect, your students and researchers can quickly find the information they need within the science, technology, and health sciences disciplines. Visit now to see a full list of collections.

NewsBreaks
The National Library of Israel Tracks Down Hebrew Manuscripts
by John Charlton
Cooperation is the name of the game for the National Library of Israel as it seeks to meet its ambitious goal of digitizing all of the known Hebrew manuscripts in the world. This project, Ktiv: The International Collection of Digitized Hebrew Manuscripts, is a 6-year undertaking that is currently in its second year.

Weekly News Digests
Stanford Shows Private Information Is Accessible via Phone Metadata
Stanford University announced the official release of a study, "Evaluating the Privacy Properties of Telephone Metadata," which shows that telephone metadata (e.g., numbers, times, and lengths of phone communications) can reveal "a surprising amount of personal detail."
Crossref Links Articles With Clinical Trial Data
Crossref now offers the ability to link all published articles related to individual clinical trials from the CrossMark dialogue box with the Linked Clinical Trials feature. People who read an article can view a list of clinical trials related to it as well as all other articles related to those clinical trials (found using the trial's registration number).
LearningExpress Rolls Out Resource for High School Students
EBSCO Information Services' LearningExpress released PrepSTEP High School Edition to help students improve their college and career readiness. This collection of academic, college-preparation, and career-related resources includes interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, and ebooks.
New Magazines Come to ZINIO for Libraries
ZINIO added nearly 4,000 titles from Bauer Media Group, including Woman's World, In Touch, Life & Style, and J-14, for its U.S. and Canadian library customers. ZINIO will be the exclusive delivery channel for these magazines.
dtSearch Engine Is Embedded in E-Discovery Tool
ONE Discovery, Inc.'s e-discovery and trial preparation platform integrated dtSearch Corp.'s dtSearch Engine to give its customers full-text search capabilities. The engine can index large datasets and do quick text retrieval, making the ONE Discovery platform more accurate and efficient.

NewsLink Spotlight
Zepheira Helps Libraries Tell Their Stories on the Web
by Brandi Scardilli
Zepheira, a professional services turned product company, started working on unlocking data to reach new audiences, not only to attract new customers, but also to correct a problem its team was seeing: Not everyone's data was visible on the web. This was especially true for libraries and other cultural heritage institutions. Today, its main goal is to help libraries gain more visibility on the web through the use of linked data.

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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