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Shining the Light on Libraries

By |April 26th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Shining the Light on Libraries

Libraries and arts tend to not fair well when it comes to politicians and budgets. It is sad fact. However the library community can […]

Educational Opportunity in Philly

By |April 25th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Educational Opportunity in Philly

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is offering an educational opportunity at their regional event on May 2, 2018. The title of the workshop […]

LIFE Imagines Indexed

By |April 19th, 2018|Autoindexing, indexing, News, reference, search|Comments Off on LIFE Imagines Indexed

LIFE magazine is using machine learning to organize over 4 million images from the LIFE magazine archives into an interactive encyclopedia. LIFE magazine was […]

Digital or Retail: Selecting Books Have Changed

By |April 17th, 2018|News, reference, search, semantic|Comments Off on Digital or Retail: Selecting Books Have Changed

Bookstores’ footprints, business concepts and strategies have morphed over the past few decades in very drastic ways. Founder Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon as […]

New Platform for Academic Publishing

By |March 29th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on New Platform for Academic Publishing

Cambridge University Press recently announced the expansion of Author Hub into a new, integrated online platform for book authors. This news came to us from STM […]

The Power of a Good Book

By |March 26th, 2018|Access Insights, Featured, reference, Taxonomy|Comments Off on The Power of a Good Book

For years people have pondered the importance of reading for pleasure, both as a student and as an adult. Especially in this day and […]

Open Access Publishing is Not a Fair Playing Field

By |March 6th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Open Access Publishing is Not a Fair Playing Field

The shift towards open-access publishing continues and in the process some new types of inequality within academia have been revealed. This interesting information came to […]

New Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

By |March 1st, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on New Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Most of us have heard of hangry and some of us have experienced it. Now, it is in the dictionary. This interesting and humorous […]

Art, Social Protest and Archives

By |February 20th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Art, Social Protest and Archives

When you think of art and archives, protest signs don’t often come to mind. Fortunately, many of the signs from Boston’s first Women’s March […]