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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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NewsBreaks
A Librarian Looks at Oscars 2020: The Same, but Different
by Jessica Hilburn
Well, it's 2020. Although you wouldn't necessarily know it by looking at the Academy Award nominees announced on Jan. 13 at the crack of dawn by Issa Rae and John Cho from the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles.

Weekly News Digests
Kudos Debuts the Research Showcase Discovery Platform
Kudos introduced Research Showcase, a platform designed to "drive discovery of 'research in progress', providing stakeholders ... with earlier insight into emerging research from leading researchers, groups and institutions around the world."
OCLC Uses Mellon Foundation Grant to Explore Linked Data
OCLC received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will allow the organization to create "a shared 'Entity Management Infrastructure' that will support linked data management initiatives underway in the library and scholarly communications community."
ARL Issues Comments on NIH's Data Management and Sharing Policy Draft
The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) issued a response to the DRAFT National Institutes of Health (NIH) Policy for Data Management and Sharing and supplemental DRAFT guidance.
DPLA and BiblioLabs Increase Ebook Access
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) joined forces with BiblioLabs ... to give "libraries the ability to license a growing collection of more than 16,000 ebooks. ..."
'You're Probably More Susceptible to Misinformation Than You Think' by Darren Lilleker
"[T]o what degree do people actually believe what they read online, and what influence does misinformation really have? Ask people directly and most will tell you they don't trust the news they see on social media. And a landmark study in 2019 found 43% of social media users admitted to sharing inaccurate content themselves. So people are certainly aware in principle that misinformation is common online."

NewsLink Spotlight
A Look Behind the Book: Nine Info Pros Get Real About Writing
by Brandi Scardilli
Have you ever thought about writing a book, either fiction or nonfiction? I've rounded up some of the NewsBreaks and Information Today writers who have done it so they can share the challenges and most surprising aspects of becoming a published author.

The Future of Information Sharing video clip

The Future of Information Sharing (3:59)

Lee Rainie, Director, Internet and Technology Research, Pew Research Center, projects the future of information sharing online and its social, cultural, and economic impact as foreseen by analysts and experts surveyed by Pew in this clip from his keynote at Data Summit Connect 2020. 

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ITI Blogs

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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.


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