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The Library for the People

By |February 24th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

One of President Obama’s final appointments was the new Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. The first person of color and the first woman […]

Putting Textbooks in Their Place

By |February 24th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Textbooks are large in both size and cost. Add to that how fast they become outdated, and is easy to understand why other options are […]

Looking at Language Differently

By |February 23rd, 2017|News, semantic|0 Comments

Cognitive linguistics refers to the school of thought within linguistics that interprets language in terms of the concepts, sometimes universal, sometimes specific to a […]

Looking for the Truth

By |February 22nd, 2017|News, reference, search|0 Comments

We have all been there. It might be a in the middle of a professional conversation or social gathering and someone uses a word […]

New State Archivist Hired

By |February 15th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

A new state archivist has been hired to oversee records management services for state and local governments in Kentucky. Beth Shields will assume the position […]

Dictionaries in the World of Social Media

By |February 10th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

The days of encyclopedias may have been ended by Google and other search engines, but dictionaries are standing the test of time. This interesting […]

Copyrights in the Publisher’s World

By |February 9th, 2017|News, reference|0 Comments

Copyright discussions can send the fear of God into anyone in the publishing business with very little effort. The spirit of copyright protection is […]

Maintaining Access

By |February 7th, 2017|indexing, News, search|0 Comments

Most readers have no idea of the long-term and collaborative efforts that are made by committed industry players to provide us access to literature, […]

Returning Control to Librarians

By |February 3rd, 2017|News, Technology|0 Comments

A new independent provider of cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solutions has launched an online resource access management tool for libraries. Knowledgespeak brought […]