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Tuesday, January 31, 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
Ithaka S+R Is Transforming Libraries and Higher Education, Part 2
by Dave Shumaker
Over the past decade, Ithaka S+R has established itself as a key source of strategic insight on academic libraries, scholarly communication, and the changing landscape of higher education in the U.S. Recently, Catharine "Cappy" Hill succeeded Deanna Marcum as the organization's managing director. In this two-part series, NewsBreaks explores key issues in higher education and the information industry with these dynamic leaders.

Weekly News Digests
Digital Science Makes It Easier to Find Grant Information
Digital Science rolled out the Dimensions module for its global grants database. It features searchable information on millions of research projects that have received a total of more than $1 trillion in funding.
Facebook Takes Steps to Stop Spreading Fake News
According to Recode, Facebook is combating fake news by updating its Trending section of popular topics being discussed on the site. Trending topics will no longer come from single news reports; instead, they will come from news discussed by multiple media outlets.
Wayback Machine Adds Chrome Extension
The Internet Archive introduced a Chrome browser extension for the Wayback Machine, which detects dead webpages ... and gives users the option to view archived versions of them.
Pew Report Explores Cybersecurity
Pew Research Center's Internet, Science & Tech division released a report, "Americans and Cybersecurity," which is based on an ongoing series of studies about online privacy and security.
Adam Matthew Debuts Middle East Archive
Adam Matthew launched Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981, a collection of formerly classified documents from the British government's Foreign Office. It covers political matters such as the Arab-Israeli War and the Camp David Accords. ...

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.

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"Tales From the Library Trenches, Part 1: Learning to Adapt"

"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

If you regularly read blogs, add these to your reader:

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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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com