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How Your Technology Is Manipulating You

How Your Technology Is Manipulating You | Information Science | Scoop.it
In his new best seller, A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention, New York Times journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner Matt Richtel explores the neuroscience of our obsession with our phones in the context of a dead...
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Call for Nominations: 2015 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award

Call for Nominations: 2015 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award | Information Science | Scoop.it
The CLA Intellectual Freedom Advisory Committee is now seeking nominations for the 2015 CLA Advancement of Intellectual Freedom in Canada Award. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 14,...
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Open access movement for academic journals and researchers | Opensource.com

Open access movement for academic journals and researchers | Opensource.com | Information Science | Scoop.it
The ever rising cost of academic journals is a major burden for researchers. Academic libraries cannot always keep up with increases in subscription fees causing libraries to drop journals from their collection. This makes it harder for students and professors to quickly and easily access the information they need. Inter-library loan requests are an option but they do take time. Even if it only takes a few days to fill an inter-library loan request, that is still time wasted for a researcher that has a deadline. While there is no single, quick fix to the problem with the academic journal prices, there is a movement applying the open source way to academic research in an attempt to solve the problem—the open access movement.
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openaccess.gr/blog » Η επιστημονική έρευνα γίνεται πιο προσβάσιμη μέσω του Open Access Button

openaccess.gr/blog » Η επιστημονική έρευνα γίνεται πιο προσβάσιμη μέσω του Open Access Button | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Information Literacy Weblog: Report from #ecil2014 - Use of Infographics in Education

Information Literacy Weblog: Report from #ecil2014 - Use of Infographics in Education | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Βελτιώσεις στο νομοσχέδιο για τα ερευνητικά κέντρα θα επιφέρει το υπ. Παιδείας

Βελτιώσεις στο νομοσχέδιο για τα ερευνητικά κέντρα θα επιφέρει το υπ. Παιδείας | Information Science | Scoop.it
Νομοτεχνικές βελτιώσεις στις οποίες θα έχουν ενσωματωθεί προτάσεις και παρατηρήσεις που έχουν καταθέσει τα κόμματα, υποσχέθηκε να καταθέσει το...
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The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things

The Future of Information Is Here: The Internet of Things | Information Science | Scoop.it
In early September at the Supermobility/CTIA conferences, I moderated a discussion about the future for the Internet of Things (IoT). The women in technology panel focused on multiple layers of the IOT world. With the world being constantly plugged...
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«Ευθύνη όλων η βιωσιμότητα του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού στο Φάληρο» - ΣΥΝΕΝΤΕΥΞΕΙΣ - euro2day.gr

«Ευθύνη όλων η βιωσιμότητα του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού στο Φάληρο» - ΣΥΝΕΝΤΕΥΞΕΙΣ - euro2day.gr | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ο Γιάννης Τροχόπουλος και η Έλλη Ανδριοπούλου, δύο άνθρωποι «κλειδιά» στη δημιουργία του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού που χτίζει το Ίδρυμα «Σταύρος Νιάρχος
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Michigan State Board of Education Supports School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

Michigan State Board of Education Supports School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ

Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ | Information Science | Scoop.it
Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ http://t.co/PYYipJbrhj

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Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge.

Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge. | Information Science | Scoop.it
Data connectivity is intrinsic to most of our daily lives. The place which exists in almost every community large or small, rural or urban, is the public library. Ben Lee argues that not only do li...
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A Call for Digital Media Ethics - Publishing Perspectives

A Call for Digital Media Ethics - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
Marcello Vena of AllBrain in Italy is repulsed by a recent report on publishing on Vox.com and calls for a renewed sense of ethics in those covering digital media.
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Conferences and events: academic and special libraries in Ireland

Conferences and events: academic and special libraries in Ireland | Information Science | Scoop.it
Today's guest post on conferences and events comes from our Ireland Coordinator, Dr Eva Hornung: I'm on the committee of the Academic & Special Libraries Section of the Library Association of I...
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Open Access: Looking Back at Ten Years of Open Access Publishing

Open Access: Looking Back at Ten Years of Open Access Publishing | Information Science | Scoop.it
Wednesday, November 19th, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PTJoin our panelists as they reflect on a decade of Open Access publishing at Oxford University Press and explore the challenges and opportunities of Open Access for publishers, scholars and librarians.
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και βιβλίων - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και βιβλίων - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Η διαδρομή του βιβλίου έχει πολλές στάσεις. Αφετηρία της, το μυαλό του δημιουργού του. Μυθοπλασία, επιστήμη, γνώση, γεννημένες από την ανάγκη της έκφρασης. Και η μηχανή ξεκινά. Με παραδοσιακούς ή σύγχρονους τρόπους, στον εκδότη και στους εργαζόμενους του εκδοτικού οίκου, στον τυπογράφο και στους...
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Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not.

Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not. | Information Science | Scoop.it
Adobe has made it extremely easy for unwanted eyes to read over the shoulders of library patrons. Last week reports surfaced about how Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book software collects and transmits information about readers in plain text. That insecure transmission allows the government, corporations, or potential hackers to intercept information...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Report from #ecil2014 - digital literacy

Information Literacy Weblog: Report from #ecil2014 - digital literacy | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Η Google λανσάρει κλειδί USB για προστασία από τους χάκερ

Η Google λανσάρει κλειδί USB για προστασία από τους χάκερ | Information Science | Scoop.it
Οι χρήστες των υπηρεσιών της Google μπορούν τώρα να προμηθευτούν ένα φυσικό κλειδί ασφαλείας που συνδέεται στη θύρα USB του υπολογιστή και επιτρέπει γρήγορη και ασφαλή σύνδεση στους λογαριασμούς τους, χωρίς την εισαγωγή κωδικού πρόσβασης. Υπάρχουν...
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Horizon 2020 Calls Info Day: Low Power Computing, Internet of Things and platforms for smart objects, ICT in Factories of the Future.

The Info Day will cover the information about new calls within Horizon 2020. Participants will get the occasion to present their proposal ideas and to network with other participants.
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Αλλαγή νομικού πλαισίου για τα πνευματικά δικαιώματα ζητούν βουλευτές

Αλλαγή νομικού πλαισίου για τα πνευματικά δικαιώματα ζητούν βουλευτές | Information Science | Scoop.it
Άμεση νομοθετική πρωτοβουλία, προκειμένου να προστατευτούν οι χρήστες της μουσικής, αλλά και οι δημιουργοί της «από καταχρηστικές συμπεριφορές των οργανισμών συλλογικής διαχείρισης» (τις υφιστάμενες εταιρείες προστασίας πνευματικών δικαιωμάτων) ζητούν...
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Digital Citizenship Week Is a Time to Recognize Youth Rights

Digital Citizenship Week Is a Time to Recognize Youth Rights | Information Science | Scoop.it
As we celebrate digital citizenship week, there will be a lot of discussion about good online behavior, including treating others with respect. And that's certainly a very important part of what it means to be a good citizen, whether "digital&qu...
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European Conference on Information Literacy in Dubrovnik

European Conference on Information Literacy in Dubrovnik | Information Science | Scoop.it
This week I am attending the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL2014) in Dubrovnik. I'll write up a longer post on the keynotes and sessions I have attended, but here are my slides fr...
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Οργάνωση Ημερίδας στο Τμήμα σε συνεργασία με την ΕΕΒΕΠ - 31/10 στις 11:00 στο Σπουδαστήριο |

Οργάνωση Ημερίδας στο Τμήμα σε συνεργασία με την ΕΕΒΕΠ - 31/10 στις 11:00 στο Σπουδαστήριο | | Information Science | Scoop.it
Το Τμήμα Βιβλιοθηκονομίας και Συστημάτων Πληροφόρησης του Αλεξάνδρειου ΤΕΙ Θεσσαλονίκης και η Ένωση Ελλήνων Βιβλιοθηκονόμων και Επιστημόνων Πληροφόρησης συνδιοργανώνουν ημερίδα με θέμα Η Ένωση
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