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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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NewsBreaks
CCC Facilitates Better At-Home Learning During the Pandemic
by Corilee Christou
Since its founding in 1978, Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) has strived to create platforms that successfully support copyright compliance for both the publishers and users of content. Since March, CCC has stepped up to create compliance solutions geared to the use and reuse of content that is part of remote and online education.

Weekly News Digests
Sunlight Foundation Shuts Down
The Sunlight Foundation's chairman of the board and co-founder, Michael R. Klein, writes the following on the organization's website: "All good things come to an end. And so it is with the Sunlight Foundation."
Clarivate Unveils Its Class of 2020 Citation Laureates
Clarivate introduced 24 new Citation Laureates for 2020, who were selected via analysis from its Institute for Scientific Information. These researchers—hailing from the U.S., Canada, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the U.K.—have produced work that is considered worthy of a Nobel Prize.
IFLA Shares WIPO Conference News
IFLA released a roundup of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) General Assembly, which was held Sept. 21–25, 2020, in Geneva and online.
Ex Libris Is Now Certified for an ISO Data Privacy Standard
Ex Libris announced the following: "[T]he company has achieved certification for ISO 27701:2019, an international standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the only organization in the library software industry to do so."
Updates to TikTok's Legal Issues
Connor Perrett reports the following for Business Insider: "A federal judge on [Sept. 27] ruled against the Trump administration in granting TikTok an injunction against a temporary download ban that was set to take place [the same date] at 11:59 p.m."

NewsLink Spotlight
Rolling Out the Welcome Mat at Broward County Library
by Brandi Scardilli
The ALA/Information Today, Inc. Library of the Future Award is presented to an organization that plans, develops, and applies a patron-training program that explores IT in a library setting. The 2020 winner is Broward County Library system in the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., area, for its use of Amazon Echo devices in its branches as part of its Project Welcome initiative, which helps English-language learners and newcomers to the region get comfortable with library services.

Recommended Academic Search Tools video clip

Recommended Academic Search Tools (2:49)

INFOdocket and Full Text Reports co-founder Gary Price discusses his favorite tools for academic searches in this clip from Computers in Libraries & Internet Librarian 2020.

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