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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Internet Librarian 2017
ROI Magic Sauce: Communities, Collections, Collaboration

There IS a winning combination for Internet Librarians and their communities where the return on investment (ROI) is substantial. The magic includes our communities, our collections and how we work with both of those – close collaboration!

Today’s Internet Librarians extend their reach, partner with traditional and non-traditional colleagues and agencies, build global networks, and enable their members and customers to thrive in a digital world.

Learn more here

NewsBreaks
Print Books vs. Ebooks: Who's Up, Who's Down, and Where Are We Headed?
by Dave Shumaker
A roundup of recent news and data shows that print is still going strong and provides a few hints about how marketplace developments and librarians' collection development plans are evolving.

For more on ebooks, read the Ebooks Revisited articles in the June issue of Computers in Libraries magazine. "Ebook ROI: A Longitudinal Study of Patron-Driven Acquisition Models" is available here for free.

Weekly News Digests
Clarivate Analytics Rolls Out 2017 Journal Citation Reports
Clarivate Analytics published the 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), its "annual update of the world's most influential and comprehensive resource for information on highly cited, peer-reviewed publications and the source of Journal Impact Factor (JIF) scores."
JoVE Science Education Adds New Series and Updates Others
JoVE introduced a new physics series to its catalog of video resources for scientific research and education. This series, along with updated clinical skills and psychology series, are available in the JoVE Science Education database.
Demco Creates Discovery Tool for Libraries
Demco Software launched DiscoverLocal, a tool that helps public and academic libraries get higher rankings in search results. This gives their collections, programs, and events more visibility, which could translate to more usage of the library's resources and facilities, as well as help librarians with marketing initiatives.
W3C Announces Publishing Summit for This Fall
In San Francisco, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is hosting its first publishing summit, Nov. 9-10, 2017.
Note Hound Study Companion Gets Enhancements
The Note Hound highlight manager is now easier to use and includes two new features. ...

NewsLink Spotlight
The Avengers in the Stacks
by Brandi Scardilli
Which comic book adaptations are you planning to see at the movies this summer? There's usually at least one, and this year, you've got DC's Wonder Woman and Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 and Spider-Man: Homecoming. If any of those options appeal to you, you're the perfect candidate to get hooked on comic books--if you aren't already, that is. After all, comics are a mainstream form of entertainment these days, and libraries have taken notice.

IT Masthead

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"The Once and Future Library"

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"Copyright in 2018"

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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