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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Computers in Libraries, April 17-19, 2018

Our world has been dealing with becoming digital for almost 30 years, but the next frontier, digital transformation, is now upon us. This year, Computers in Libraries will delve deeper into library models, strategies, transformational technologies, creative processes, and innovative programs while looking for new and exciting solutions to engage communities and have positive impacts on members.

At Computers in Libraries, you'll hear from excellent and innovative libraries, network and learn from leaders in the field, and definitely be an active participant.

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NewsBreaks
MyScienceWork Is Transforming Global Scholarship
by Dave Shumaker
MyScienceWork, a 15-person company, was voted winner of the Startup Shootout at the February 2017 National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) annual conference. Recently, I checked in with co-founder Virginie Simon to learn more about the company's background, mission, and products and to find out what it's been doing since the NFAIS conference.

Weekly News Digests
'Why University Students Still Need Public Libraries' by Kate Stericker
Kate Stericker, micro-course developer at Minute School, writes about the importance of going to both the on-campus university library and the local public library while in college.
RedLink Releases Report on Scholarly Journal Usage
RedLink published "The 2018 RedLink Index," which provides benchmarks and comparisons of usage patterns for more than 1,700 journals during the 2017 subscription year.
Censored Planet Works Toward 'Internet Freedom'
In Fordham University's News portal, Janet Sassi shares a new project from the University of Michigan called Censored Planet, which is "enlisting 400,000 servers around the world to monitor censorship and network interference."
Ex Libris and HighPoint Solutions Develop App for Campus Services
Ex Libris Group entered a strategic partnership with HighPoint Solutions to create an app for higher education students that covers campus administration as well as teaching and learning.
IMLS Rolls Out 5-Year Strategic Plan
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) unveiled "Transforming Communities," its new strategic plan for 2018 to 2022. It outlines four goals for the agency's programs and services to follow.

NewsLink Spotlight
A Day in the Life of Five Librarians, Part 1
by Justin Hoenke
Here's a look at Hoenke's columns from September 2017 to January/February 2018 (originally published Jan. 9, 2018).

How to Ensure Equitable Library Funding

How to Ensure Equitable Library Funding (5:23)

Brookings Institution fellow Nicol Turner-Lee discusses lobbying strategies for increasing library funding in this clip from her keynote at Computers in Libraries 2019.

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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.

Streaming Media Blog –  www.streamingmedia.com/Articles/Blog – the go-to destination for opinion, analysis, and insights into the entire online video ecosystem, from glass to glass.


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