The Special Libraries Association (SLA) has partnered with Information Today to provide members an exclusive discount on the upcoming Computers in Libraries 2015 conference, which takes place April 27-29 in Washington, D.C.
With the Data Harmony User’s Group in full swing, today started the case studies. Personally, I find these the most interesting because it is a real life application of all the technology, including the hurdles and bumps along the way.
A unique learning opportunity is available through the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Offered free to SLA members is the webinar “Social Media in the Library: Discovering Best Practice” sponsored by scholarly and academic publisher, Taylor & Francis Group.
As we strive to be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, indexing, ontology, etc., we are excited to share career opportunities that we find with our readers. Even if you aren’t in the market for a career move, it is always good to stay on top of what is available and how the fields are evolving.
In a series of papers studying the history of American innovation, Mikko Packalen at the University of Waterloo and Jay Bhattacharya of Stanford University, indexed every one-word, two-word, and three-word phrase that appeared in more than 4 million patent texts in the last 175 years. Why, you ask? They wanted to measure the significance of a new invention.
There is always time to learn. Especially when it is as convenient as a webinar. A special National Federation of Advanced Information Services (NFAIS) learning opportunity is scheduled for Friday, February 13, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. (EST). Bryan Alexander, Consultant and Editor of Future Trends in Technology and Education, and Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Strategic Planning/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction, University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be discussing trends and challenges facing information professionals these days.
Open access to the publications of the Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge, in accordance with the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to knowledge in the sciences and humanities, was launched by the Max Planck Society in 2003. Their aim is to disseminate the results of scholarly work to a broad audience expediently and with little to no cost.
We realize you are in the middle of the holiday festivities and planning something for six months from now seems way too organized for the chaos that is December. However, you should mark your calendar for the Special Libraries Association 2015 Annual Conference on June 14-15, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. Whether you are new to this field or a seasoned professional, you’ll find something to enlighten you at the SLA 2015 Annual Conference.
When library design consultant, Aaron Schmidt, declared on Twitter that when creating logos and visual identity packages for libraries he wanted no likenesses of books, it might have been an “ah ha” moment for many.
We are always excited to share with our readers career opportunities in the world of taxonomy, metadata, and semantic technology. Even if you aren’t in the market for a career move, it is good to stay on top of what is available and how the fields are changing.