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AFACT argues to keep copyright status quo | ZDNet

AFACT argues to keep copyright status quo | ZDNet | Information Science | Scoop.it
In a lengthy submission to the review on Australian copyright law, the content industry has argued against changing the Copyright Act to be more flexible in the digital age.
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Supergirls Conquer Obama at White House Science Fair

Supergirls Conquer Obama at White House Science Fair | Information Science | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama made some waves and warned the robots at the White House Science Fair on Monday, but it was the elementary-school Supergirls who captu...
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Glòria Pérez-Salmerón, IFLA PRESIDENT ELECT 2015-2017 candidate | FESABID

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The Best And Worst Master's Degrees For Jobs

Thousands of new college grads will enter the workforce this year, but with unemployment at 8.2% and underemployment near 18%, many will put off the taxing job search process and opt out of the weak job market to pursue graduate degrees. Here are the best and worst master's degrees for jobs, in terms of mid-career pay and employment outlook.
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3 Signs of Content Flops & 6 Ways To Fix Boring Content

3 Signs of Content Flops & 6 Ways To Fix Boring Content | Information Science | Scoop.it
You're rapidly losing followers, your engagement rate is down, and you panic. Don't. Here are 6 ways to fix boring content by finding your own purple cow.
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SLJ Reviews Reorganized into Librarian-Friendly Sections

SLJ Reviews Reorganized into Librarian-Friendly Sections | Information Science | Scoop.it
After conducting surveys and focus groups with subscribers and reviewers, SLJ's reviews editors have instituted some subtle but key changes, all with the goal of making collection development decisions easier and more efficient for our readers.
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The public side of public libraries | The Bookseller

The public side of public libraries | The Bookseller | Information Science | Scoop.it
Public libraries are a
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I'd probably have to say that in Greece we've seen an increase in the use of libraries the past 5 years (at least that's what the stats of my library say)

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Designing Libraries - Wakefield's dementia-friendly library

Designing Libraries - Wakefield's dementia-friendly library | Information Science | Scoop.it
FG Library has completed the refurbishment of Sandal Library in Wakefield, West Yorks, believed to be the first fully dementia-friendly library in the UK.
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The world of unusual libraries, 24/03/2015, Today - BBC Radio 4

The world of unusual libraries, 24/03/2015, Today - BBC Radio 4 | Information Science | Scoop.it
Sara Wingate Gray is founder of the Itinerant Poetry Library.
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Call for expression of interest to join the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)

Call for expression of interest to join the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) | Information Science | Scoop.it
The European Commission is launching a call for expression of interest to join the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI). Any entity recognized by law and having a distinct legal personal
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Multilingual Digital Single Market - Riga Summit 2015

Multilingual Digital Single Market - Riga Summit 2015 | Information Science | Scoop.it
The Riga summit will bring together the European language technology community in an attempt to tackle the practical challenges of the multilingual Digital Single Market. The objectives are to identif
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7 Web Design Trends You'll See in 2015

7 Web Design Trends You'll See in 2015 | Information Science | Scoop.it
Whether you're a web designer by trade or you've been forced into the job as part of a startup that's strapped for resources, you find yourself having to stay in touch with trends in the industry....
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Συνεργασία Twitter και Foursquare

Συνεργασία Twitter και Foursquare | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ένας ενδιαφέρων συνδυασμός υπηρεσιών, προσθέτει ακόμα πιο ακριβή γεωγραφικά δεδομένα στα Tweets
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To Automate or Not to Automate the Rights Business? - Publishing Perspectives

To Automate or Not to Automate the Rights Business? - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
At a Publishers Weekly event in NYC, rights directors and agents discussed how automation and standards would improve the book rights business.
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Open Letter To Key EU Copyright Working Group Calls For 'Balanced Representation Of Views' | Techdirt

Open Letter To Key EU Copyright Working Group Calls For 'Balanced Representation Of Views' | Techdirt | Information Science | Scoop.it
Back in January, we wrote about the report from the Pirate Party MEP Julia Reda, which made a number of bold but sensible proposals for reforming the EU's 2001 copyright directive. Not surprisingly, the lobbyists have been hard at work, and no...
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A master's in librarianship could enhance your shelf life

A master's in librarianship could enhance your shelf life | Information Science | Scoop.it
Being a librarian is one of the nation’s most desirable jobs. But how do you get your foot on the ladder?
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Ξαναζωντανεύοντας την Bιβλιοθήκη στην Ελλάδα

Ξαναζωντανεύοντας την Bιβλιοθήκη στην Ελλάδα | Information Science | Scoop.it
Σήμερα, το Ίδρυμα Σταύρος Νιάρχος είναι ο κύριος &de...
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“Libraries work because we do.”

“Libraries work because we do.” | Information Science | Scoop.it
National Library Workers Day (NLWD, #nlwd15) is fast approaching! Tuesday, April 14, 2015 is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.





Libraries work because we do. You and your ...
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McMaster students will stock libraries with bikes for kids to borrow

McMaster students will stock libraries with bikes for kids to borrow | Information Science | Scoop.it
A group of McMaster students hopes to spark interest for kids to borrow bikes from libraries, an effort it sees as a complement to the city's new SoBi Hamilton bike share.
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Bike and library advocacy all in one? Cool!

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Home - Librarians: Fail Fast and Prosper - Guides at Massachusetts Library System, Inc.

Home - Librarians: Fail Fast and Prosper - Guides at Massachusetts Library System, Inc. | Information Science | Scoop.it
Join us for our 2015 annual spring conference!
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Consultation on the ex-post evaluation of the 7th Framework Programme - European Commission

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Call for papers for eChallenges 2015

Call for papers for eChallenges 2015 | Information Science | Scoop.it
The goals of eChallenges e-2015 are to promote ICT Entrepreneurship and Innovation, facilitate Information Society and Applied ICT related knowledge sharing between government, industry and research s
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Launch of study on digital skills in the workplace

Launch of study on digital skills in the workplace | Information Science | Scoop.it
Digital skills are increasingly needed throughout the workforce, as a complement to existing jobs and for the new jobs that are being created. Indeed, it has been suggested that soon 90% of jobs will
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Συνεργασία Facebook με ειδησεογραφικούς οργανισμούς

Θα διαθέτουν περιεχόμενο αποκλειστικά στο κοιν. δίκτυο. New York Times και BuzzFeed οι πρώτοι ενδιαφερόμενοι.
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Digital Citizenship First: White House Endorses 'HTTPS-everything'

Digital Citizenship First: White House Endorses 'HTTPS-everything' | Information Science | Scoop.it
This is a positive move that deserve to be supported at any level: better privacy protection and strong security are mandatory steps toward a digital society shaped around people's needs and easily-accessible public services....
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