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Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Internet Librarian 2019

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NewsBreaks
ByWater Solutions Turns 10
by Justin Hoenke
ByWater Solutions, one of the most prominent companies offering ILS and technology support to libraries that are using open source technology, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in 2019. To mark this momentous occasion, I spoke to ByWater Solutions' co-founder Nate Curulla via email about the company's past, present, and future.

Weekly News Digests
'Yes, the Internet Is Destroying Our Collective Attention Span' by Brian Resnick
"Sune Lehmann ... was wondering, 'Am I becoming a grumpy old man, or are things moving more quickly?'"
'5G Is Coming!' by David Lee King
The latest post in David Lee King's blog series on emerging technology trends and libraries covers 5G networks.
The Information Advisor's Guide Digs Into Google Bias in a Free Report
Information Today, Inc.'s publication The Information Advisor's Guide to Internet Research, a monthly journal for research information professionals, announced a special two-part investigation of whether Google is biased. ...
Findaway Introduces a New Read-Along Device for Libraries and Schools
Findaway released Wonderbook, "a new read-along format designed for circulation."
OverDrive Now Offers Marvel Graphic Novels
Marvel Comics' digital graphic novels are now available via OverDrive to public libraries and schools around the world. There are 600 graphic novel and comic collection titles in digital versions.

NewsLink Spotlight
30 Apps You Should Know About
by Brandi Scardilli
I love looking at other people's phones. Not to be nosy about their incoming texts (although it can be tempting sometimes; I'm human!)—but to see what apps they use so I can get ideas for new ones to try out. Join us in taking a peek at the phones of some Information Today and NewsBreaks writers to find your next favorite app.

How Much Have Libraries Contributed to Their Communities?

How Much Have Libraries Contributed to Their Communities? (2:46)

Pew Research Center director of Internet and Technology Research Lee Rainie discusses libraries' contributions to their communities in this clip from his 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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Editor: Brandi Scardilli
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Email: bscardilli@infotoday.com