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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Computers in Libraries March 28-30 2017
Now celebrating 32 years of success, Computers in Libraries is North America's largest technology conference and exhibition for librarians and information managers. With an emphasis on building creative spaces, engaging audiences, advocating for learning, and more, the conference program is filled with expert speakers, hands-on workshops, and targeted tracks that cover all the bases.

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NewsBreaks
Elsevier's CiteScore Metrics Compete With the Journal Impact Factor
by Nancy K. Herther
In December, Elsevier announced the release of Scopus' new journal metrics system, CiteScore, which it describes as providing "comprehensive, transparent, current insights into journal impact." The company calls CiteScore a new standard "that will help you guide your journal more effectively in the future."

Weekly News Digests
Pew Puts Out New Fact Sheets
Pew Research Center rolled out a new set of fact sheets on key trends in digital technology: Internet/Broadband, Mobile, and Social Media. They will be updated as the organization collects new data.
Cambridge University Press Strengthens MARC Records
Cambridge University Press is starting a project designed to improve the discoverability of resources and ensure better MARC records for ebooks. So far, it has enhanced the metadata of more than 24,000 titles in its collections. ...
DPLA Will Expand Access to Ebooks
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation granted the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) $1.5 million to help the organization expand public libraries' access to ebooks for their collections, making them more easily available to readers.
ProQuest Encourages Use of Alexander Street Content
The ProQuest platform and Alexander Street's Academic Video Online: Premium collection of 50,000-plus videos can now be searched together to provide researchers with a comprehensive list of content such as documentaries, training videos, news, dissertations, and ebooks.
EveryLibrary Lays Out Its 2017 Agenda
EveryLibrary released its agenda for 2017, which focuses on bringing its expertise to coalitions that support library patrons. ... Areas of concern for 2017 include voter rights and ballot access, protections for public sector workers and pension reform, [and] media literacy. ...

NewsLink Spotlight
The News of 2016: The Year in Review
by Brandi Scardilli
Happy new year! As we ring in 2017 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 2016. Here's an overview of the topics NewsBreaks covered in the past year.

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem (4:16)

The Accidental Data Scientist author Amy Affelt discusses leading technology experts' recommended remedies for fixing Facebook's fake news problem in this clip from Computers in Libraries 2018.

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.

ITI News

The Information Advisor's Guide to Internet Research

Edited by Robert Berkman, The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research explores, evaluates, and provides critical analysis of free and fee-based information resources, web-based services, and search strategies to help you maximize your time and keep you up-to-date on the internet's role in research.

IAG

In addition to at least one feature by business specialist Berkman, each issue of The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research includes an in-depth article by Ran Hock, author of The Extreme Searcher book series and well-known seminar speaker, who checks out a major web resource.

Four regular columns are rotated; two appear each issue and give readers suggestions for cool internet tools to check out (Brian Smith McCallum, M.L.S., public and academic librarian); sites to turn to for more scholarly research needs (Briana McGuckin, reference and instructional librarian); sites to go to that provide information for the common good (Susan Fingerman, retired librarian instructor, STEM); and sites that give you “big data” facts and figures on a range of topics (Jackie Shane, former reference librarian).

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CIL Cover

Computers in Libraries magazine has posted its 2019 editorial calendar and has issued a call for article proposals at infotoday.com/cilmag/contrib.shtml#themes.


This newsletter is published by Information Today, Inc.
Editor: Brandi Scardilli
Website: http://www.infotoday.com/NewsLink
Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com