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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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NewsBreaks
ALA Joins Technology Rights and Opportunity Advocacy Group
by Corilee Christou
With a new president taking office soon, it is no surprise that advocacy groups wishing to solidify their positions are also growing their memberships. One of these groups is a coalition that released a set of Principles for Technology Rights and Opportunity. Its goal is to ensure that the policies of the incoming administration support freedom of speech, equal opportunities for all, and, perhaps most importantly, technology that fosters economic opportunity and education.

Weekly News Digests
HighWire Press Buys Semantico
HighWire Press has acquired Semantico to bolster its scholarly publishing business via Semantico's technology innovations, publishing expertise, and products that conform to industry best practices.
Elsevier Adds Metrics to Scopus
Elsevier introduced CiteScore metrics to the Scopus abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, giving researchers access to a holistic overview of more than 22,000 journals from 5,000-plus publishers.
SocArXiv Debuts in Beta
SocArXiv officially launched in beta. Built on the Open Science Framework, this OA, open source archive of sociology and social science content is a free way to share academic papers and research results and to upload data and code.
The Majority of Americans Trust Online Reviews
Thomson Reuters announced the results of a survey by FindLaw and Super Lawyers on online reviews. It shows that 87% of consumers trust online reviews when choosing local businesses or services to support, as well as professional services (such as lawyers).
ACRL Provides New Information Literacy Resource
The ACRL Framework for Information Literacy Sandbox is now live. This freely available platform and repository allows librarians and their educational partners to collaborate on work relating to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

NewsLink Spotlight
This Year's Top 10 Books on Librarianship
by Brandi Scardilli
In each issue of Information Today, our resident reviewer Gwen M. Gregory writes about a book that library staffers can use to stay up-to-date and informed on how to do their jobs most effectively. Here are the 10 books she reviewed in 2016, along with her comments on why each one should be on every librarian's radar.

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"Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 2: A Year of Firsts"

Conference Connection

CONFERENCE CALENDAR 

July 15–18, The 110th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference
Place: Austin, Texas
Sponsor/Organizer: American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
URL: aallnet.org/conference

July 17–19, International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2017)
Place: Dublin
Sponsor/Organizer: IEEE United Kingdom and Ireland Section and the Infonomics Society
URL: i-society.eu

July 23–29, The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA)
Place: Portland, Ore.
Sponsor/Organizer:  SAA
URL: www2.archivists.org/am2017

July 24–26, The 19th IEEE Conference on Business Informatics (CBI2017)
Place: Thessaloniki, Greece
Sponsor/Organizer: IEEE
URL: conferences.cwa.gr/cbi2017

July 31–Aug. 2, The Sixth International Conference on Informatics and Applications (ICIA2017)
Place: Takamatsu, Japan
Sponsor/Organizer: Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC) and IEEE Tokyo
URL: sdiwc.net/conferences/6th-international-informatics-applications/important-dates

... View our complete conference calendar here.

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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