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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Internet Librarian 2018
INTERNET LIBRARIAN 2018 - COMMUNITY PARTNERS: BEYOND OUTREACH!

Join us at the most comprehensive conference for library and information professionals interested in technology to 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.  Internet Librarian 2018 provides attendees with opportunities to meet and hear from leading “movers and shakers” in the information industry in all types of environments.

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NewsBreaks
Keeping Up With the Urbanites: The Importance of Popular Culture in Rural Libraries
by Jessica Hilburn
Access to popular culture is not a luxury but a necessity many take for granted, and it is not equal for all people. Rural public libraries provide a direct line to national conversations that shape the way we function in the world.

Weekly News Digests
OverDrive Makes Magazines Available
OverDrive announced that libraries can now add magazines to their "OverDrive digital collection for readers to enjoy right in Libby or their browser."
New Report Sheds Light on Sexual Harassment in the Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is publishing a new report, "Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture, and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine."
ProQuest and Google Scholar Improve Access to Scholarly Articles
ProQuest "added support for two new Google Scholar features, giving academic researchers round-the-clock access to scholarly full-text articles and graduate works from anywhere in the world. ..."
EBSCO and MLA Partner for Research Database
EBSCO Information Services and the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) are developing "the MLA International Bibliography with Full Text, a definitive research database for the international study of language and literature."
bibliotheca Adds Enhancements to cloudLibrary
bibliotheca is rolling out updates for its cloudLibrary, including "integrating physical checkout into the app to evolve the self-service user experience."

NewsLink Spotlight
EdTechnologyFunds Keeps Libraries on Track to Meet Their Technology Goals
by Brandi Scardilli
EdTechnologyFunds, a California-based consulting services firm that helps schools and libraries obtain funding from the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) E-rate program, recently expanded its services to cover urban and rural organizations nationwide. President and CEO Beverly Sutherland told NewsBreaks about the company's origins, its objectives, and how it is helping to bridge the digital divide.

How to Help Researchers Find ...

How to Help Researchers Find Reliable Sources and Avoid Fake News (5:37)

California State University-Northridge librarian Doris Helfer discusses a rubric she and her colleagues created to identify credible research sources and help their patrons steer clear of fake news in this clip from Computers in Libraries 2018.

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.


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