New Archive Addition Provides Diversity

By |March 24th, 2016|indexing, News|0 Comments

Gale is a leading provider of library resources and part of Cengage Learning. Recently they released the first part of Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, a milestone digital program that brings together the largest collection of primary source content on gender, sexuality and identity. PR Newswire brought this interesting news to us in their […]

Library Automation Using Semantic Technology

By |March 22nd, 2016|News, semantic|0 Comments

Innovative Interfaces provides library automation software that empowers libraries globally. Recently they released Innovative Linked Data, a new service that will help transform library visibility on the Semantic Web. This interesting news came to us from Library Technology in their article, “Innovative advocates for library visibility on Semantic Web with launch of Innovative Linked Data.”

Innovative […]

An Irish Learning Opportunity

By |March 4th, 2016|News, Taxonomy|0 Comments

Okay, it is Irish only in that it is being held on St. Patrick’s Day, but it will be a learning opportunity.

Heather Hedden, senior vocabulary editor at Cengage Learning, will be facilitating the webinar “An Introduction to Taxonomies” on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

A teacher at Simmons School of Library and Information Science […]

The Value of History

By |February 29th, 2016|News, Standards|0 Comments

In Ireland 1922, Free State forces led the occupation of the Public Records Office of the Four Courts as part of the Battle of Dublin. As a result of the battle, there were explosions in the building and historical documents were lost to the fires. Ernie O’Malley, deemed the leader of the group, was quoted as […]

Fighting for Copyrights

By |February 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Earlier this week a multitude of authors, publishers, rights organizations, and copyright experts from around the world filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the Authors Guild’s petition asking the Court to hear its case that Google must be held accountable for digitally copying millions of copyrighted books without permission or payment. This interesting news […]