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New Product Marries Libraries and Machine Learning

By |October 8th, 2018|News, reference, search, Technology|Comments Off on New Product Marries Libraries and Machine Learning

San Francisco-based Fast.ai recently released version 1.0 of “fastai,” a set of code libraries designed to radically simplify writing machine learning tasks. ZD Net brought this […]

New Partnership Improves Academic Library Access

By |September 27th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on New Partnership Improves Academic Library Access

SAGE Publishing recently acquired Lean Library and its associated products to promote the value of the academic library to patrons. This interesting information came to us […]

The Love of Words

By |September 20th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on The Love of Words

If the word for a book-lover is a bibliophile, what is the word for word-lover? Epeolatry means the worship of words, and that is […]

Open Source and Security

By |September 13th, 2018|Business strategy, News, reference|Comments Off on Open Source and Security

Open source and scholarly publishing get a lot of chatter that can, and often does, overshadow the significant potential it has to lead organizations […]

Social Nomenclature in Music Monikers

By |September 3rd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Social Nomenclature in Music Monikers

“That would be a great band name” is almost as common of a response as “That’s what she said…” in our current culture. But […]

Open Access in Publishing

By |July 24th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Open Access in Publishing

In every negotiation, publishers are mindful that their ability to control access to their publications is compromised by unauthorized access from such sites as […]

Mastering the Subjects

By |July 23rd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, indexing, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Mastering the Subjects

Creating a taxonomy often begins with input from subject matter experts (SMEs) and by evaluating other taxonomies or thesauri already being used in the […]

1776 Was A Leap Year

By |July 2nd, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, reference|Comments Off on 1776 Was A Leap Year

The United States will celebrate its Independence Day –  July 4th – this week. Fireworks, parades, cookouts, music–the typical content of a 4th of July celebration. It’s […]