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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 […]

Shining the Light on Peer Review

By |April 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Shining the Light on Peer Review

Peer review is a vital step in scientific publishing. Unfortunately it is often not formally taught. This interesting news came to us from EurekAlert! in […]

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 […]

Machine Learning Detects Change

By |March 7th, 2018|News, semantic|Comments Off on Machine Learning Detects Change

Machine learning scientists at Disney Research have developed an innovative new model that uncovers how the meanings of words change over time. This interesting information […]

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 […]

Libraries of Interest

By |February 6th, 2018|News, reference|Comments Off on Libraries of Interest

Libraries are nirvana to the bibliophiles among us. They also tickle that OCD gene with all the books lined up and organized in a particular […]