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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Data-Driven Information Manager Copyright Clearance Center

Is your content strategy driven by data?

For the past eight years, research and advisory firm Outsell, Inc., has surveyed information professionals and information providers to offer directional guidance on anticipated pricing changes for paid content.

Check out The Data Driven Information Manager infographic for a look at the study’s results.

NewsBreaks
Retro Gaming Gives Libraries a Boost
by Justin Hoenke
On Sept. 29, 2017, Nintendo released the Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition (Super NES Classic Edition). It is the company's second console release in less than a year that nods back to its illustrious past. In November 2016, it released the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic Edition (NES Classic Edition) to much excitement and rave reviews, despite some negative press for consumers' difficulty in finding it and online reseller prices being nearly triple the original cost.

Weekly News Digests
ProQuest Shares Concerns About Non-English-Language Content in Academic Libraries
ProQuest released survey results showing that "[a]cademic libraries are struggling to meet a rising demand for non-English language content." ...
EBSCO and ATLA Update Religion and Theology Resources
EBSCO Information Services and the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) launched ATLA Serials (ATLAS) PLUS and updated their ATLA Religion Database (RDB), which are both available on EBSCOhost.
Thomson Reuters Publishes New Perspectives on Brexit
The Thomson Reuters Tax and Accounting Division surveyed 150 CFOs in the U.K. and Europe to find that "Brexit is now impacting the strategic planning of 40% of businesses." ...
Finally, Marvel Comics Are Available on hoopla digital
hoopla digital signed an agreement with Marvel Entertainment to bring 250-plus Marvel collections and graphic novels to the hoopla platform for public libraries.
ARL Expresses Disapproval of IFLA Conference Site
On Dec. 6, ARL Communications published the following statement: "Upholding [libraries'] core values, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is deeply concerned about the selection of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, as the site of the 2018 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC)."
IFLA Responds to ARL Criticism
On Dec. 11, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) submitted the following statement: ... "IFLA, as the global voice of libraries, has always taken a strong position in favour of fundamental freedoms, and in promoting the principles of access, empowerment, and non-discrimination."

NewsLink Spotlight
Data and Decisions at EDUCAUSE
by Brandi Scardilli
At the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, held Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Philadelphia, more than 8,000 attendees gathered to discuss the latest IT trends and solutions affecting stakeholders and students at higher education institutions.

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.

 

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

In Find It Fast, business research guru Robert Berkman gives expert advice on how to locate the best information sources, how to find and utilize the professionals behind those sources, and how to combine expert techniques to do fast and effective research on any subject.

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!

2015/336 pp softbound | ISBN 978-1-937290-04-7
Regular Price: $24.95 | Web Orders: $22.45

 
 
Conference Connection

CONFERENCE CALENDAR 

Nov. 13, Sports Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/Sports.aspx

Nov. 13–14, OTT Leadership Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/OTTSummit.aspx

Nov. 13–14, Video Engineering Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/VES.aspx

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)
URL: 
ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum/111318

Nov. 13–14, Live Streaming Summit
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/West2018/livestreamingsummit.aspx

Nov. 13–14, Streaming Media West
Place: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Sponsor/Organizer: Information Today, Inc.
URL: 
streamingmedia.com/Conferences/west2018

Nov. 13–15, International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) Web Archiving Conference 2018
Place: Wellington, New Zealand
Sponsor/Organizer: International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)
URL: 
netpreserve.org/ga2018

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

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
URL: 
childrenslibraries.org

Nov. 17–20, The 18th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2018)
Place: Singapore
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee
URL: 
icdm2018.org

Nov. 29–Dec. 1, International Conference on Digital Transformation (ICDT 2018)
Place: Delhi, India
Sponsor/Organizer: Organizing Committee
URL: 
ifla.org/files/assets/asia-and-oceania/news/icdt_confernece_brochure_19-09-2018.pdf

... View our complete conference calendar here.

ITI Blogs

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

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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