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Tuesday, March 14, 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
Celebrating Serendipity and Collaboration: An Interview with Judith Russell
by Dave Shumaker
Judith Russell is dean of university libraries at the University of Florida. ... In recognition of her achievements and "leadership in information services throughout a career spanning academia, government, the non-profit and private sectors," she received NFAIS' Miles Conrad Award and delivered the Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture at the NFAIS 2017 Annual Conference (Feb. 26-28).

Weekly News Digests
Google Plans to Acquire Data Scientist Platform
According to TechCrunch, Google is acquiring Kaggle, "a platform that hosts data science and machine learning competitions."
Kudos and PubFactory Join Forces
Kudos and PubFactory teamed up to give publishers the tools and services they need to promote their research content and increase author engagement.
APA Fights for Mental Health Support
The American Psychological Association (APA) made recent statements in which the organization voices its concern about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and announces its support for the April 22 March for Science.
Springer Nature Rolls Out Data Aggregation Service
Springer Nature SciGraph is a new linked open data platform that aggregates data sources from Springer Nature and its partners so users can analyze information from funders, research projects and grants, conferences, publications, and other sources.
ProQuest Dialog Users Can Now Search More Patent Sources
ProQuest partnered with Gridlogics to give intellectual property researchers access to a comprehensive set of search, workflow, analytics, and visualization tools.

NewsLink Spotlight
Alexander Street Strikes a Chord With Open Music Library
by Brandi Scardilli
As part of Alexander Street's Open Music Library (OML) initiative, music scholars, students, teachers, and librarians can work toward building what could become the world's most comprehensive open network of digital resources for studying music--including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, music scores, and audio and video recordings.

3 Special Syntax Tips for Searching Twitter

3 Special Syntax Tips for Searching Twitter (2:51)

ResearchBuzz founder and editor Tara Calishain provides three indispensable syntax terms for more effective Twitter searches in this clip from her presentation at Computers in Libraries 2019.

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Conference Connection

CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Sept. 11–13, ALPSP Conference and Awards 2019
Place: Old Windsor, U.K.
Sponsor/Organizer: Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)
URL: alpsp.org/Conference

Sept. 16–20, The 16th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES 2019)
Place: Amsterdam
Sponsor/Organizer: Dutch Digital Heritage Network
URL: ipres2019.org

Sept. 20–25, The 15th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2019)
Place: Sydney
Sponsor/Organizer: University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
URL: icdar2019.org

Sept. 23–25, The 18th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR 2019)
Place: Katowice, Poland
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing committee
URL: bir2019.ue.katowice.pl

... View our complete conference calendar here.

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