New State Archivist Hired

By |February 15th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on New State Archivist Hired

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|Comments Off on Dictionaries in the World of Social Media

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

Digging Deep

By |January 27th, 2017|Autoindexing, indexing, News|Comments Off on Digging Deep

We live in a data-rich world where organizations, governments and individuals can analyze anything and everything. At present, the most easily indexed material from the web […]

Digital Data Growing in the White House

By |January 11th, 2017|indexing, News|Comments Off on Digital Data Growing in the White House

Based on the priorities that President-elect Donald Trump has laid out for his first days in office, one could reasonably expect that government operations will […]

Historical Archive Digitized

By |January 6th, 2017|News, reference|Comments Off on Historical Archive Digitized

Gale has launched Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 in what seems like a very timely digital archive. The collection includes […]

Copyright Process Review

By |December 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Copyright Process Review

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) voiced their approval of the House Judiciary Committee’s first policy proposal regarding the review of the Copyright Act. The Association […]

Scholarly Publishing Still Has Street Cred

By |November 22nd, 2016|News, reference|Comments Off on Scholarly Publishing Still Has Street Cred

Many critics believe that Facebook users have been influenced by “fake news” on Facebook in their election decisions. Whether you agree with them or with Mark […]

Politics and the Information Industry

By |November 22nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Politics and the Information Industry

The past few weeks in politics has been busy. One of the most improbable election results in modern America was the election of Donald […]