Digging Deep

By |January 27th, 2017|Autoindexing, indexing, News|0 Comments

We live in a data-rich world where organizations, governments and individuals can analyze anything and everything. At present, the most easily indexed material from the web […]

Digital Data Growing in the White House

By |January 11th, 2017|indexing, News|0 Comments

Based on the priorities that President-elect Donald Trump has laid out for his first days in office, one could reasonably expect that government operations will […]

Historical Archive Digitized

By |January 6th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Gale has launched Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 in what seems like a very timely digital archive. The collection includes […]

Copyright Process Review

By |December 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) voiced their approval of the House Judiciary Committee’s first policy proposal regarding the review of the Copyright Act. The Association […]

Scholarly Publishing Still Has Street Cred

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

Many critics believe that Facebook users have been influenced by “fake news” on Facebook in their election decisions. Whether you agree with them or with Mark […]

Politics and the Information Industry

By |November 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

The past few weeks in politics has been busy. One of the most improbable election results in modern America was the election of Donald […]

First Government Chief Information Security Officer

By |September 21st, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

As unlikely as it seems, President Obama recently named Gregory Touhill, a retired Air Force brigadier general, as the United States federal government’s first […]

New Librarian of Congress is First in Many Ways

By |September 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

The 14th Librarian of Congress was sworn in this week. As the first woman and first African-American to hold the post, Carla Hayden will lead […]

The Future and Technology

By |September 7th, 2016|News, Technology|0 Comments

Earlier this year at the Ireland eGovernment Summit, one self-proclaimed digital leader challenged the assumption that technology always results in society’s improvement. The Irish Independent brought […]

Looking for Standards in Government IT

By |August 25th, 2016|News, Standards, Taxonomy|0 Comments

Recently a group consisting of agency chief information officers (CIOs), Office of Management and Budget staffers and other federal IT experts released their report […]