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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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

Discover the insights, strategies and practices that allow us to push the envelope in expanding the net, building solid connections to the Internet of Things, managing libraries and digital information, and enhancing the information sharing and learning experience of people in our communities.

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
Elsevier and Other Scholarly Publishers Target Content Pirates
by George H. Pike
The scholarly publishing industry has stepped up its attack on copyright-infringing piracy websites in a series of lawsuits filed in the federal courts. ... Legal analysts question whether pirate sites such as Sci-Hub and ABCDeBook can be shut down through lawsuits. Other commentators see the sites as providing access to scholarship hidden behind high-priced paywalls.

Weekly News Digests
Tunefind Provides Tiered API Solutions
Tunefind, a music discovery service for TV and film, introduced four tiers of APIs to give developers and third-party sites options for their range of development needs, including those creating early versions of an entertainment-focused app or enterprises looking to access accurate, robust, and real-time data.
Library of Congress and National Archives Partner With PDF Association
The Library of Congress (LC) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) joined the PDF Association, an organization promoting the adoption of international standards for PDF technology.
PCG Agrees to Help RedLink Expand in North America
RedLink signed an exclusive representation agreement with Publishers Communication Group (PCG) to accelerate its growth in the library market of the U.S. and Canada. PCG will bring RedLink's Library Dashboard of usage statistics to more libraries.
Kudos Pilot Concerns Content Sharing on Scholarly Collaboration Networks
In cooperation with ReadCube, Kudos is starting "a pilot program to help publishers prevent copyright infringement and reclaim lost usage from sharing of research articles on scholarly collaboration networks (SCNs)."
Atypon's Literatum Gets Upgrades
Atypon updated the Literatum publishing platform with enhancements such as a fully integrated e-reader, a new multi-user license framework, and three new login options. It also features the new Atypon Insights, a business intelligence module. ...

NewsLink Spotlight
Magical Moments: Harry Potter at the Library
by Brandi Scardilli
The last book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, turned 10 on July 21, 2017. Public libraries have been putting on Harry Potter-themed programming over the past 20 years, and they have no intention of stopping. In this way, they introduce today's children to the series for the first time. And there are other organizations keeping the love alive too. That's the power of Potter.

Information Today Europe

Information Today Europe provides news, facts and figures, strategic thinking, and informed comment on the trends shaping the global information space.

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.


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