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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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Why a Code of Ethics Is Necessary in a Professional Environment
by Amber Boedigheimer
Law librarians, public librarians, other information professionals, and attorneys all have one element in common: the need for a code of ethics. For librarians, a code of ethics is a document that translates the values of intellectual freedom that define the profession of, for example, librarianship, into principles that can be utilized by people of that career as a framework for managing conditions concerning moral conflicts.

Weekly News Digests
Five Artificial Intelligence and Data Predictions for 2023
Ryan Welsh, founder and CEO of Kyndi, recently compiled the following list of artificial intelligence (AI) and data-related topics that he believes will be important in 2023.
Five Data Management Predictions for 2023
Angel Viña, CEO and founder of Denodo, recently compiled the following list of topics that he believes will help companies maximize their data management strategies in 2023.
The New York Times Tests AI on Recipe Writing
Priya Krishna and Cade Metz write the following in "Can A.I. Write Recipes Better Than Humans? We Put It to the Ultimate Test." for The New York Times: "[People] can't read every mashed potato recipe on the internet before coming up with their own version. They can't analyze thousands of techniques in search of the best way to make a pie crust. Machines can."
The Trouble With TikTok
Sara Morrison writes the following in "Maybe Trump Was Right About TikTok" for Vox: "TikTok appears to be Congress's next Big Tech target. The Big Tech antitrust bills that once seemed sure to pass this year are likely dead. It's uncertain if and how they'll be revived in the next Congress."
The Fully OA Blog Allows for Publisher Collaboration and Idea-Sharing
"A brand new initiative, the Fully OA blog, was launched this week by the Fully OA Group. Born out of the OASPA Interest Group of Fully OA journal organizations, the group provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and, where appropriate, collaboration amongst publishers that only publish Open Access."

NewsLink Spotlight
Librarians After Hours, Part 2
by Thomas Pack

Thomas Pack writes the After Hours column for Information Today newsmagazine, which features a quick look at sites info pros might not know about, but should. It reflects when readers would typically have a chance to dig into the sites covered—that is, after work hours.

Here are edited excerpts from Pack's columns from January/February 2022 to November/December 2022, which have been lightly edited and condensed for the web.

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