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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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NewsBreaks
Gaming the (Google Search) System
by Nancy K. Herther
On June 9, 2016, an investigative video created by SourceFed accused Google of manipulating its search engine algorithm's autocomplete suggestions to elevate results more favorable to Hillary Clinton and influence the current presidential campaign.

Weekly News Digests
CCC Enhances RightFind Enterprise
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) updated its RightFind Enterprise content workflow solution to version 7.0. The new features focus on increased speed and choice for customers.
Springer Nature Debuts Resource on Nanotechnology
Springer Nature launched Nano, a research solution combining features from a database and an abstracting-and-indexing discovery tool. It provides highly indexed and structured information on nanotechnology.
What's New at Odilo
Odilo announced new content, customers, publishing partners, and resources. The new content includes 50,000-plus e-audiobooks from Findaway, popular Spanish-language magazines and newspapers, and more than 50,000 Chinese best-sellers.
CRL Opens PAPR Dashboard for Public Comment
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) added a dashboard to the Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR) system, which supports the archiving and management of serials collections. The dashboard is now in beta, and CRL is soliciting feedback.
ScienceOpen and SciELO Join Forces
ScienceOpen teamed up with SciELO to fully integrate all of SciELO's open access (OA) content into the ScienceOpen research network to provide a more global perspective on scientific literature.

NewsLink Spotlight
NoveList Helps Libraries Get the Right Books to the Right Readers
by Brandi Scardilli
NoveList, an EBSCO Information Services company, is in the business of readers' advisory--matching the right books with the right readers. Duncan Smith, the co-founder and general manager of NoveList, explains the value of this service and how it keeps libraries connected with their communities.

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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