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What Are Data Products and What Problems Do They Solve?

“Data products are hot,” declares Eckerson Group president Wayne Eckerson in his recent presentation at Data Summit 2024. But what are the key characteristics of data products, and how do different data products target different audiences and serve different business needs? Eckerson explores these questions and more in this clip from his Data Summit presentation.

Modernizing Privacy: A Look at Quebec's Law 25
by Kelly LeBlanc
Quebec's Law 25, or the Privacy Legislation Modernization Act, aims to refresh privacy laws and offer better safeguards and protection for the personal information of Quebec's citizens.

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CCC Becomes a Founding Member of the Leiden Institute for FAIR and Equitable Science
CCC joined forces with other industry stakeholders to launch the Leiden Institute for FAIR and Equitable Science (LIFES). "In recognition of the challenges that exist with data reuse within the global research community, LIFES is a joint effort by an international public-private partnership of eleven academic and private organizations to build a wide and diverse network of public and private members that want to incorporate FAIR data principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) and equitable data reuse within their organizations," CCC states.
Textbook Publishers File Lawsuit Decrying Google's Alleged Promotion of Piracy
Blake Brittain writes the following in "Google Sued by Top Textbook Publishers Over Ads for Pirated E-Books" for Reuters: "Google was hit with a lawsuit on [June 5] by educational publishers Cengage, Macmillan Learning, McGraw Hill and Elsevier accusing the tech giant of promoting pirate copies of their textbooks."
SirsiDynix and Research Solutions Integrate Their Products for Streamlined Content Access
SirsiDynix and Research Solutions partnered "to greatly improve the article fulfillment process for customers of SirsiDynix's CloudSource+ discovery services platform and Research Solutions' Article Galaxy Scholar content delivery service."
IMLS Announces the Newest Recipients of Museum Grants for African American History and Culture
IMLS awarded its FY2024 Museum Grants for African American History and Culture. The museums and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will receive up to $500,000 each to invest in "projects that build the capacity of African American museums or support the growth and development of museum professionals at African American Museums."
CILIP Issues 10 Pledges to the U.K. Public and Government
"With the 2024 General Election just around the corner, ... CILIP releases ten pledges to the public and the incoming government which place libraries, information professionals and knowledge managers at the heart of positive change."

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The U.S. Book Show 2024: Artificial Intelligence, Audiobooks, and Movie Deals
by Terry Ballard
I had been a BookExpo attendee for decades, so I have tried to be a keen observer of trends in evolving events for publishers, booksellers, and, later on, librarians. When the pandemic hit, there was a feeling that it might all be done for good, but Publishers Weekly came through with a substitute conference called the U.S. Book Show—first as a virtual event, then as an in-person conference. In covering it the past couple of years, I have made a number of predictions about where things might be headed. Sadly, much of that was wrong, but my attempts call to mind a quote from Yogi Berra: "It's hard making predictions, especially about the future."

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