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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 […]

Indexing Folklore

By |January 30th, 2018|indexing, News, reference, search|Comments Off on Indexing Folklore

Many of us have the “word of day” type emails that arrive in our in-box every morning. For readers and writers (and just plain […]

Science Journal Increases Access

By |January 4th, 2018|News, reference, search, semantic|Comments Off on Science Journal Increases Access

A new authoritative journal has joined the family of open access titles. Launched in 1884 and 1912, respectively, University of Hamburg’s journal Mitteilungen aus dem Hamburgischen […]

Ghost of Taxonomies Present

By |December 25th, 2017|Access Insights, Featured, Taxonomy|Comments Off on Ghost of Taxonomies Present

Much they saw, and far they went, and many homes they visited, but always with a happy end. The Spirit stood beside sick beds, […]