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Films For Action Presents: The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm

Films For Action Presents: The Top 100 Documentaries Inspiring the Shift to a Sustainable Paradigm | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

Film offers us a powerful tool to shift awareness and inspire action. By hosting community film screenings and sharing them online, they offer a method to break our dependence on the mainstream and become the media ourselves. We don't need to wait for anyone or anything.


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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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8 big trends in big data analytics - Big Data Analytics News

8 big trends in big data analytics - Big Data Analytics News | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
“The reality is that the tools are still emerging, and the promise of the Hadoop platform is not at the level it needs to be for business to rely on it,” says Loconzolo. But the disciplines of big data and analytics are evolving so quickly that businesses need to wade...Read more »
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If you run a business and want to expand your market and stay profitable, there are 8 emerging technologies and trends that you must understand and incorporate in your marketing efforts:

 

Big data analytics in the cloud.

Hadoop:  The new enterprise data operations system.

Big data lakes.

More predictive analytics.

SQL on Hadoop:  Faster and better.

More and better NoSQL.

Deep learning.

In-memory analytics.

 

The business world has a new and evolving toolbox that must be used to assure success.  Get ready for a learning curve.

 

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4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future

4 Ways Academic Libraries Are Adapting For The Future | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
Has technology rendered the library obsolete? It doesn't seem so. Instead, centers for higher learning are finding ways to reinvigorate them.
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7 Spatial Database Tips for PostGIS, Oracle, & SQL Server - YouTube

"Become a database dynamo with these productivity-boosting tips. Discover how to connect your spatial database with 325+ data sources - including tabular, raster and GIS – without any coding. You'll see how to spatialize ordinary data, view it on a map, and learn about automated techniques for updates/deletes, edit/change detection, as well as data validation."

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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

SIMILE Widgets | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

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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You may choose to carry volumes of books in a bag and struggle with the weight as you walk or simply tuck a flash drive in your purse that contains more volume of books.
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Architecture of Knowledge: A Photographic Survey of America's Libraries

Architecture of Knowledge: A Photographic Survey of America's Libraries | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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

Publishing: Credit where credit is due | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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

3-D Printing at your Local Library - 3diot | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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

Statistics about Information Science and LIS | LinkedIn | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it

Private group. To request membership, click Join and your request will be reviewed by the group manager.

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. 
Target members are information specialists and scientists, professors, students in the field of library and information education and research ( Information Science and LIS) and employees of libraries and information departments, information managers, knowledge managers, data miners, big data, machine learning, semantic web...

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IBM Brings New Big Data, Analytics Tools to Cloud Marketplace

IBM Brings New Big Data, Analytics Tools to Cloud Marketplace | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
IBM announced new cloud-based services to help businesses and developers handle big data challenges.
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Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore

Cyber Security: Not Just a Technical Challenge Anymore | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
News on mass and major data breaches is becoming more and more frequent, and these sometimes-daily reports have somehow surprisingly lost on us the huge reach and effects they represent. Society se...
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Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities?

Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities? | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
An increasingly technologized world makes life easier… for some people, anyway.
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Moving from "Big Data" to "Smart Data" in Digital Health - YouTube

Wearables and other digital health tools have the ability to gather an unprecedented amount of data from patients. What’s the best way to turn this data into...
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Jive offers Google Docs, Outlook connectors to drive wider user collaboration

Jive offers Google Docs, Outlook connectors to drive wider user collaboration | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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

ehotelier - Now there's semantic search: tips to help customers find you | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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

International Day Against DRM is Tuesday, May 6th | Defective by Design | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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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)

Library ebook Situation is Appalling - Good E-Reader (blog) | Information Science and LIS | Scoop.it
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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