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Anne Frank’s Diary At 75

“It’s been 75 years since 13-year-old Anne Frank sat down to write her first diary entry about hiding during World War II. …

Google Makes Job Hunting Easier

TechCrunch reports that Google “launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs …

2017 Main Stage Authors Announced!

(The following is a repost from the National Book Festival blog. The author is Lola Pyne of the Library’s Office of Communications.) …

DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 6/28/2017

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 6/28/2017. Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship …

Project Manager at Columbia University

Columbia University is recruiting a Project Manager. Here’s an excerpt from the ad: The Digital Projects Management (DPM) division in the Columbia …

Data Visualization and Scale

A clever visualization that makes it easier to understand statistics about human populations be reducing their scale. The post Data Visualization and …

Is Library IT on the Margins?

Recently Ithaka S+R published an Issue Brief entitled “Finding a Way from the Margins to the Middle: Library Information Technology, Leadership, and …

NBC News Starts Video Journalism Unit

NBC News introduced NBC Left Field, a digital video unit composed of cinematographers, journalists, animators, and social media “gurus” who will cover …

Welcome to our New Poet Laureate!

(The following is a repost from the blog “From the Catbird Seat: Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress.”) Tracy K. …

When in Rome...

Topic: InternationalLibrariesvisit a library! Not only a feast for the mind but also for the eye. New York Times has a lovely …

10 years, Shifting Gears

In 2007, OCLC Research and the Society of American Archivists convened the Digitization Matters meeting to explore barriers preventing institutions from scaling …

SSRN Introduces BioRN

SSRN launched the Biology Research Network (BioRN). Biology researchers can use it to post preprints and working papers, share ideas, and collaborate, …

NCSU’s Susan K. Nutter to Retire

Susan K. Nutter, Vice Provost and Director of Libraries at North Carolina State University, will retire this fall. Here’s an excerpt from …

Thieme Editor Aims to Improve Peer Review

Benjamin List, editor-in-chief of Thieme’s SYNLETT, is working to enhance the journal”and potentially the wider scientific community, combining a modern crowd-based concept …

The Cruelest Cut

Topic: LibrariesPublic LibrariesThe Missoulian has a report on the slashing of the budget for Talking Books in Montana libraries. The proposed cuts …

Do You Know About Yewno?

A growing number of scholarly communications tools and services are using artificial intelligence. Find out more about one such tool, Yewno, in …

Institutional researchers and librarians unite!

Institutional research information management requires the engagement and partnership of numerous stakeholders within the university or research institution. A critical stakeholder group …

Elsevier Enhances CiteScore

Elsevier updated its CiteScore metrics with the 2016 annual values. It also made various improvements to the service, including the addition of …

Elsevier Updates CiteScore

Elsevier updated its CiteScore metrics with the 2016 annual values. It also made various improvements to the service, including the addition of …

The Avengers in the Stacks

Which comic book adaptations are you planning to see at the movies this summer? There’s usually at least one, and this year, …

Chrome Combats 'Annoying' Ads

According to Advertising Age, “Google’s Chrome browser will soon come with preinstalled technology that will block the most annoying ads currently marring …

How Not To Fight Terrorism

Some thoughts on the role information plays in the response to recent attacks. …read more Source: Library Babel Fish

On Librarians and RDM …

Discussions about libraries often elevate their subject to the status of an animate being, à la “libraries are expanding their range of …

"Four Decades Of Open Science"

Bernard L. Hecker has published “Four Decades Of Open Science” in Nature Physics. Here’s an excerpt: INSPIRE, the central information resource of …

After Words with Senator Ben Sasse

Topic: BooksOn C-Span BookTV Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) talked about his book The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis–and How to Rebuild …

Web Developer at Emory University

Emory University is recruiting a Web Developer. Here’s an excerpt from the ad: Designs and creates intuitive and applicable user experiences through …

What should we keep?

Topic: LibrariesIn which John looks at the one photograph of his 23-year-old self, considers what to keep from life, and wonders what …

OverDrive Unveils New Pricing Model

OverDrive will introduce a cost-per-circulation (CPC) model for ebooks and audiobooks in late 2017. This means that schools and libraries will be …

Sheridan Takes Over PubFactory

Sheridan acquired the PubFactory online publishing platform from O’Reilly Media. …read more Source: Information Today

A View from Google I/O

Last week I attended Google’s annual 3-day developer conference, Google I/O, held in Mountain View, California. This event has frequently been a …