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calibre - E-book management

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calibre: The one stop solution for all your e-book needs. Comprehensive e-book software.

 

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calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:

Library Management

E-book conversion

Syncing to e-book reader devices

Downloading news from the web and converting it into e-book form

Comprehensive e-book viewer

Content server for online access to your book collection"

 

 

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Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities?

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Moving from "Big Data" to "Smart Data" in Digital Health - YouTube

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Jive offers Google Docs, Outlook connectors to drive wider user collaboration

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Jive adds a Google Docs connector to complement its Gmail and Google Drive integration. The enterprise cloud company is also rolling out improvements to its community moderation software.
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IBM and Microsoft Announce Hybrid Cloud Collaboration ~ Converge! Network Digest

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ehotelier - Now there's semantic search: tips to help customers find you

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Looking for the latest information and news on the hospitality and hotel industry from across the world? Get the latest industry news from eHotelier online.
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International Day Against DRM is Tuesday, May 6th | Defective by Design

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Semantic Web - Basic Terms and Principles | Four Dots Blog

Semantic Web - Basic Terms and Principles | Four Dots Blog | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Even though the idea of semantic web has been around for longer than most people would think, it was Hummingbird that drown its full potential.
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Library ebook Situation is Appalling - Good E-Reader (blog)

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Library ebook Situation is Appalling Good E-Reader (blog) Jeannette Woodward, author of a number of books, including The Transformed Library: E-Books, Expertise, and Evolution said “Trade publishers have always had an unrealistic idea of library...
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State of the World 2014: Governing for Sustainability Launch & Symposium | Worldwatch Institute

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New Amazon TV commercial: Kindle Fire HDX with Mayday button - YouTube

Introducing the Mayday button, available exclusively on the new Kindle Fire HDX tablets. With a single tap, an Amazon expert will appear on your Fire HDX and...
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IBM Research: Computational creativity

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Learn how computational creativity can help humans be more creative and generate ideas that have never been imagined before.
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Examples of How Data Science Enables a New Way of Thinking for Corporate IT | Pivotal P.O.V.

Examples of How Data Science Enables a New Way of Thinking for Corporate IT | Pivotal P.O.V. | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

" No longer merely the unexciting but essential back door plumbing of an enterprise, IT will increasingly take a front and center role in company strategy. Businesses with better and innovative execution of IT will gain a competitive business advantage." ...

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Piktochart: Infographic and Graphic Design for Non-Designers

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What Is A Smart City? - Do You Know? - YouTube

Cameras and other sensors are everywhere nowadays. Can they all be integrated into one big network - a "smart city"? That's what they actually do in Santande...
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What is Big Data and how does it work? - YouTube

We explain in collaboration with Anchormen what Big Data is and the possibilities that it holds. WEBSITE: http://www.funk-e.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook...
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Susan Etlinger: What do we do with all this big data? - YouTube

Does a set of data make you feel more comfortable? More successful? Then your interpretation of it is likely wrong. In a surprisingly moving talk, Susan Etli...
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SIMILE Widgets

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This is an open-source “spin-off” from theSIMILE project at MIT. Here we offer free, open-source web widgets, mostly for data visualizations. They are maintained and improved over time by a community of open-source developers.

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Information society: an introduction - YouTube

A short overview to the concept of an information society from www.fotonlabs.com Transcription: -The concept of an information society deals with the idea th...
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Tackling E-books At International Book Fair 2014 - THISDAY Live

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Architecture of Knowledge: A Photographic Survey of America's Libraries

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For many of us, public libraries evoke memories of childhood: the studious stillness, the unending shelves of books upon books, the musty smell of old pages, and the thrill of discovery upon finding a stack of previously undiscovered books.
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Publishing: Credit where credit is due

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Liz Allen, Amy Brand, Jo Scott, Micah Altman and Marjorie Hlava are trialling digital taxonomies to help researchers to identify their contributions to collaborative projects.
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3-D Printing at your Local Library - 3diot

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3-D printing services might be available at your local library. A service of Sacramento Public Library in California serves as an example .
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Statistics about Information Science and LIS | LinkedIn

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This Group was created to link people from Information Science and Library Studies. Information Science (also information studies) is an interdisciplinary science primarily concerned with the collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. 
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Video Repository Case Study: Managing Video as A Part of The Danish Digital Cultural Heritage

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12 elements that limit change or KM capability

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There are 12 elements that limit change or KM capability within an organisation. What are they and how can you go about aligning them?
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