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Bloomberg Outage Could Open Doors to Alternatives
by George H. Pike
It does not take much to send financial markets up or down. A report from the Federal Reserve, a release of consumer data, a jobs report, political news, or even weather reports (such as a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico) can result in a jump or fall in the stock, bond, or commodities markets, depending on the perceived impact of the news. But it takes lot to actually shut them down. For a few hours in the early morning of Friday, April 17, something happened that, while not completely shutting the markets down, had nearly the same effect: Bloomberg went down.

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GCIG Report Aims to Coordinate International Internet Policy
The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) released a new report, "Solving the International Internet Policy Coordination Problem." Author Nick Ashton-Hart suggests that a Geneva-based "coordination committee" would make global internet policy discussions less disjointed. He explains that because cybersecurity, human rights, law enforcement, and economic discussions are taking place in various forums around the world, stakeholders and government have difficulty resolving internet policy issues in a holistic way.
NPG Announces New Journals for 2016
Nature Publishing Group (NPG) will launch three new journals in January 2016: Nature Energy, Nature Microbiology, and Nature Reviews Materials. Nature Energy, now accepting submissions, will cover energy generation, storage, and management, as well as other related topics across the natural and social sciences.
D&B Integrates Data Within Oracle Data Cloud Platform
In order to enter the B2B digital marketing space, D&B made more than 270 segments of commercial data available within the Oracle Data Cloud and through the BlueKai marketplace. The data is curated from more than 30,000 international sources and is compiled into 700-plus targetable attributes to form a comprehensive view of audiences so B2B digital marketers and advertisers can identify and reach customers and prospects online.
OverDrive Adds Web Listening Option to E-Audiobooks
OverDrive rolled out OverDrive Listen, its new listening option for e-audiobooks. It is similar to OverDrive Read, which is used for ebooks, in that it offers an easy-to-use option to browse, borrow, and listen to titles from within a web browser. No downloads or software are required.
Springer Collaborates on IMISCOE Journal and Book Series
Springer and the IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe) research network partnered to publish Comparative Migration Studies, an international, peer-reviewed open access (OA) journal, and the book series IMISCOE Research Series.

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How to Start a 3D Printing Program at Your Library
by Brandi Scardilli
If you're thinking about installing a 3D printer in your library, there are a lot of things to consider before you do so. You have to decide on a model, find a place to put it, and figure out whether (or how much) to charge for its use. Three library representatives share their experiences with implementing a 3D printing program at their institutions.
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