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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Looking to the Future at iConference 2017
by Emil Levine
iConference 2017, the 12th annual conference of the iSchools organization, was held March 22-25, 2017, at the Wuhan University School of Information Management in conjunction with Sungkyungkwan University's Library & Information Science and Data Science departments. The first iConference to be held in Asia, its theme was Effect, Expand, Evolve: Global Collaboration Across the Information Community.
The Upcoming U.K. Election: It's Not Just About Brexit
by John Charlton
Make no mistake: The recently announced U.K. general election in June will not be solely about the U.K. leaving the European Union (EU). Other issues matter.

Weekly News Digests
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Directory of 120-Plus Free Business Resources Available From BestBizWeb
The Best of the Business Web published The Best of The Best of the Business Web 2015-2016, a highly selective directory of more than 120 of the "best" substantive free business information resources that it reported on over the past 2 years.
Read more to find out how to get a $20 discount on the directory.
GPO Unveils Streamlined New Website
The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) launched a new website, which is now in beta. It has a simple, mobile-friendly structure that helps customers, vendors, federal agencies, libraries, and others find government information. ...
DPLA Pledges to Uphold Its Core Values
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) released its Values Statement of core commitments for the organization and its staff: commitment to its mission; to constructive collaboration; to diversity, inclusion, and social justice; to the public and its community; and to stewardship of resources.
Springer Facilitates Use of MOOC-Textbook Teaching Plans
Springer teamed up with Federica Weblearning, a European provider of free multimedia courses, to give authors and lecturers from around the world options for using textbooks alongside accompanying MOOCs (massive open online courses) on particular topics.
DCL Studies Content Trends
DCL (Data Conversion Laboratory) and the Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) released the results of their fifth annual content trends survey, "Following the Trends 2017--Is Your Content Ready?" It finds that "a surprising 51% of those polled responded 'No,' that their content is not ready--a 21% increase over last year."
National FOIA Portal in the Works
The Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy (OIP) joined forces with 18F to create a National FOIA Portal. According to the OIP, "Most recently, the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 required the creation of a National FOIA Portal that is interoperable with agencies' current systems and allows the public to submit a request for records to any agency from a single website."

NewsLink Spotlight
Resources for an Informed Citizenry
by Brandi Scardilli
The following are some resources for staying informed about the current administration and the 115th Congress, as well as ways to combat ignorance in a post-truth political climate.

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.


Find it Fast, 6th edition Find It Fast, 6th Edition
Extracting Expert Information from Social Networks, Big Data, Tweets, and More
by Robert Berkman

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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!

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Conference Connection


Nov. 13, Sports Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.

Nov. 13–14, OTT Leadership Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.

Nov. 13–14, Video Engineering Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.

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)

Nov. 13–14, Live Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.

Nov. 13–14, Streaming Media West
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.

Nov. 13–15, International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference 2018
Place: Wellington, New Zealand
Sponsor/Organizer: International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)

Nov. 14–15, 2018 Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC)
Place: St. Louis, Mo.
Sponsor/Organizer: Library Marketing Conference Group (LMCG)

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

Nov. 17–20, The 18th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2018)
Place: Singapore
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee

Nov. 29–Dec. 1, International Conference on Digital Transformation (ICDT 2018)
Place: Delhi, India
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee

... View our complete conference calendar here.

ITI Blogs

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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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