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The Choice of Words

By |August 17th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on The Choice of Words

Words and language in general have always been of interest to me. Dictionaries, thesauri, and as I grew older, the AP Stylebook usually resided […]

Academic Publishers Bring Lawsuit

By |August 15th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Academic Publishers Bring Lawsuit

Earlier this summer, three of the country’s largest college textbook publishers filed a lawsuit against Follett Corp. charging the company with selling counterfeit textbooks. Publishers Weekly […]

Share and Share Alike

By |August 11th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Share and Share Alike

Sharing of research data continues to grow, as does the requirement of data publication in some form. Over the past decade, the number of journals […]

Why Peer Review is Important

By |August 7th, 2017|Business strategy, News, reference|Comments Off on Why Peer Review is Important

Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review plays in maintaining scientific quality. Scheduled for September 11-17, 2017 […]

Digital Catalog Records Now Accessible

By |July 31st, 2017|News, reference, search, semantic|Comments Off on Digital Catalog Records Now Accessible

Valuable information is stored in the treasure trove of library catalogs. They are important to making information findable, particularly as the amount of information expands […]

Digital Wordsmithing

By |July 26th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Digital Wordsmithing

With a passion for language, Erin McKean founded a nonprofit corporation and the world’s largest online dictionary. Wordnik is how the language guru and […]

Words Can Be a Lifelong Career

By |July 24th, 2017|News, reference, Text processing|Comments Off on Words Can Be a Lifelong Career

A 76-year old lexicographer continues working with his passion of the English language and all the intricacies that come along with it. He compiles […]

The Dictionary to the Rescue

By |July 21st, 2017|News, reference, semantic|Comments Off on The Dictionary to the Rescue

Who knew in this day and age of digital, semantic and virtual technologies that the dictionary would turn out to the hero of the […]

Women Aviators: Then & Now

By |July 10th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on Women Aviators: Then & Now

A newly discovered photograph suggests aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands. The photo, […]

ALPSP Conference Promises Rich Content

By |July 10th, 2017|Business strategy, News, reference, Technology|Comments Off on ALPSP Conference Promises Rich Content

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers’s (ALPSP) 10th annual conference is coming up soon. The big question is “what does artificial intelligence (AI) […]