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Tuesday, July 10, 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
The Latest Trends in Books, Ebooks, and Audiobooks
by Nancy K. Herther
How are changing attitudes and interests impacting book publication, sales, and readership?

Weekly News Digests
W3C Works to Make the Web Truly Worldwide
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) debuted the W3C Internationalization Sponsorship Program, which aims to help accelerate the progress of making the web more global by creating applications, specifications, and other things that allow the web to work for users of any culture, region, or language.
The Mellon Foundation and New-York Historical Society Help Immigrants Study for Citizenship
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation posted about the New-York Historical Society's Citizenship Project, "a major initiative supported by the Mellon Foundation as part of an ongoing commitment to promoting the vital role the arts and humanities play in shaping durable democracies."
AALL-LexisNexis Dispute Continues
According to the Law Librarian Blog, "On July 2nd, AALL representatives met with LexisNexis representatives to discuss the company's anticompetitive tying sales strategy. No official word on the outcome."
Library of Congress Releases North Korean Serials Database
The Asian Division at the Library of Congress (LC) introduced the North Korean Serials Database, "an online indexing tool that offers researchers enhanced access to periodicals and articles published as far back as the 1940s" and up to the present. ...
Clarivate Analytics and Caltech Make Articles Discoverable
Clarivate Analytics joined forces with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) to give more than 2,000 Caltech researchers one-click access to millions of journal articles and academic papers (to which the university subscribes) using Kopernio.

NewsLink Spotlight
Showcase Your Library's Digital Collections With Quartex
by Brandi Scardilli
Libraries, archives, and other cultural heritage organizations in need of a platform to publish their digital collections--one that doesn't require an IT staff to run--can look no further: Adam Matthew's new solution, Quartex, is out now. Users can upload their digital assets and metadata from existing platforms and repositories and follow a step-by-step process to create their own branded site to display their collections, allowing them to be viewed by people around the world.

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem

How to Fix Facebook's Fake News Problem (4:16)

The Accidental Data Scientist author Amy Affelt discusses leading technology experts' recommended remedies for fixing Facebook's fake news problem 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.

ITI News

The Information Advisor's Guide to Internet Research

Edited by Robert Berkman, The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research explores, evaluates, and provides critical analysis of free and fee-based information resources, web-based services, and search strategies to help you maximize your time and keep you up-to-date on the internet's role in research.

IAG

In addition to at least one feature by business specialist Berkman, each issue of The Information Advisor’s Guide to Internet Research includes an in-depth article by Ran Hock, author of The Extreme Searcher book series and well-known seminar speaker, who checks out a major web resource.

Four regular columns are rotated; two appear each issue and give readers suggestions for cool internet tools to check out (Brian Smith McCallum, M.L.S., public and academic librarian); sites to turn to for more scholarly research needs (Briana McGuckin, reference and instructional librarian); sites to go to that provide information for the common good (Susan Fingerman, retired librarian instructor, STEM); and sites that give you “big data” facts and figures on a range of topics (Jackie Shane, former reference librarian).

Download your free copy of the June 2018 issue now!


CIL Cover

Computers in Libraries magazine has posted its 2019 editorial calendar and has issued a call for article proposals at infotoday.com/cilmag/contrib.shtml#themes.


This newsletter is published by Information Today, Inc.
Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com