New Words Added to the Oxford

By |July 19th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The Oxford English Dictionary recently released their list of added words as part of their June update to the more than 150-year old publication. This […]

Indexing History One Record at a Time

Genealogy projects have long been a great example of proper indexing against a solid database that produces great findability. One such project that was […]

The Fair is Coming

There are many reasons to visit the Frankfurt Book Fair – the most important international trading place for content, from novels and children’s books […]

Facebook Patents Slang Dictionary

By |June 22nd, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

Facebook recently received a patent that is getting a little attention. It is a piece of software that scans the social media site for emerging terms […]

Unique Indexing Project Carried Out by Eagle Scout

By |June 13th, 2016|indexing, News, reference|0 Comments

Recently, one 14-year-old boy has been photographing tombstones and recording their inscriptions into a national grave-collection genealogy database as his Eagle Scout project. This interesting […]

Copyright Issue on the Table

By |June 9th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

The California Assembly Committee on Judiciary recently approved a bill to grant local and state governments copyright authority along with other intellectual property rights. AB […]

Free, But Fair

By |June 7th, 2016|News, reference, search|0 Comments

Sci-Hub has been in the news a lot lately, but few people truly understand what it is and how it affects academic journals and […]

Tracking the Data

By |June 7th, 2016|News, reference|0 Comments

Late in 2014, Scholarly Kitchen shared with us a project with Ithaka S+R to research Amazon’s book sales to academic libraries. Some early results are in and […]

Remembrance Through Archiving and Cataloging

By |May 30th, 2016|Featured, reference|0 Comments

Memorial Day. It’s viewed as the unofficial start of summer. Public pools open, kids are out of school, and BBQ grills are fired up […]