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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Internet Librarian 2018We think we’re creating programs, services, and software. But we’re not. We are agents of change. Our systems shape belief and behavior at scale. Experience isn’t enough. Methods, metrics, culture, and governance are shifting. As we strive to make sense of artificial intelligencedigital strategy, and the Internet of Things, it’s never been more vital to think expansively about how we organize the future.

Register now with code PM18 to be there in October for Internet Librarian 2018 and this spirited talk about the design of paths and goals as Wednesday's Keynote speaker, Peter Morville, president of Semantic Studios, builds upon his famous “polar bear book” to reframe vision, strategy, process, and the information architecture of time; and draws from his latest book, Planning for Everything, to reveal four principles and six practices essential for shaping the future. 

NewsBreaks
Descriptive Minimalism's Impact on the Digital Repository
by Kelly LeBlanc
The digital repository has positioned itself as the parent to digital surrogates, the caretaker of preservation, and a poster child for the promotion of resource longevity, discoverability, and accessibility. A most noble goal, but is it sustainable--or even happening?

Weekly News Digests
'Microfilm Lasts Half a Millennium' by Craig Saper
Craig Saper writes in The Atlantic that "the microfilm machine is still widely used. It has centuries of lasting power ahead of it, and new models are still being manufactured. It's a shame that no intrigue will greet their arrival, because these machines continue to prove essential for preserving and accessing archival materials."
Alexander Street Now Offers BBC Science Videos
The BBC Landmark Video Collection from BBC Studios is now available to academic and public libraries via Alexander Street's video platform.
Cengage Studies College Students' Views on Course Materials
Cengage released the results of a survey finding that "[c]ollege students consider buying course materials to be their top source of financial stress after tuition, and the lack of access and affordability of materials has a negative impact on their learning and performance. ..."
Springer Nature Hires a Research Integrity Director
Springer Nature created a new position, research integrity director, "to ensure [that] the growing volume of scientific content being published continues to be rigorously assessed, with robust processes in place to prevent and address research misconduct and breaches of publication ethics. ..."
Reuters Debuts Customizable News App
Reuters launched a personalized news app for iOS devices that is designed to help businesspeople make better decisions. Topic-based feeds offer "fast, accurate and relevant information that will quickly inform business professionals' judgement across industries, interests, markets and countries. ..."

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.

4 Creative Ways to Search for Info on a Person

4 Creative Ways to Search for Info on a Person (1:46)

Super searcher Mary Ellen Bates of Bates Information Services suggests creative searching tips in this clip from her presentation at Computers in Libraries 2019.

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