Publishers should be pleased, if only slightly, that book sales for consumer books were up 0.8% from January to December 2015. Granted, a move from $7.1 billion to $7.2 billion isn’t a huge jump, but in the world of publishing where many predict a dire future, this is a positive sign. On the other side […]
The University of California Press (UCP) and California Digital Library (CDL) have partnered with Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (CKF) to develop Editoria, a new open source, digital-first book production platform. The University of California Press brought this news to us in their blog post titled, “University of California Press and California Digital Library to Partner with Collaborative Knowledge Foundation […]
After three years of research and development, the e-Compliance project, partly funded by the FP7 programme, has shared its results at the Maritime and Transport Infrastructure Conference in Latvia. This interesting information came to us from BYM Marine & Maritime Defence News in their article, “Compliance Brings Maritime Regulations into the 21st Century.”
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The Special Libraries Association (SLA) 2016 annual conference is being held on June 12-14, 2016 in Philadelphia. There are many networking opportunities at SLA 2016 that will allow you to share your experiences and learn from other information professionals.
The conference comprises over 200 events, including educational programs, networking events, receptions, and tours – the list is almost […]
Innovations in Knowledge Organisation (IKO) 2016 promises interesting workshops, inspiring case studies and keynote speakers that will send you home ready to get to work. Don’t let the early bird discount expire before you register for this Singapore event. April 30th is the deadline for the early bird registration.
Some of the keynotes include Professor […]
Mark July 13, 2016 in your calendars for an entire day of online learning from industry experts courtesy of DATAVERSITY.
This online event will be a live webinar with sessions on the latest smart data topics, such as cognitive computing, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science, and natural language processing.
Registration for “Introducing Smart Data Online” […]
The New York Times Company has announced that they will invest more than $50 million over the next three years to support their plan to expand their international digital audience and increase revenue outside the United States. This interesting news came from The New York Times in their article, “New York Times Plans International Digital […]
The scientific community is part of a conflict that centers around copyright infringement and online piracy. This isn’t a new problem, but has been lifted higher in everyone’s awareness after Alexandra Elbaykyan, a graduate student based in Russia, set up Sci-Hub—an online database of 50 million stolen scholarly journal articles. The Innovation Files brought this […]