Aaron Tay

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First look at Primo's new user interface

Ex Libris recently did a complete overhaul of the user interface for their Primo discovery layer. They did a great job and developed a UI that is …

Research Article: “Survey of Information Literacy Instructional Practices in U.S. Academic Libraries” (Preprint)

The following accepted for publication article (preprint) is scheduled for final publication in the March 2018 issue of C&RL (College and Research …

Libraries

New UK-wide service will transform library collaboration: The National Bibliographic Knowledgebase

<b>SHEFFIELD, UK 2 February 2017</b>—As part of delivering on the vision of a UK national digital library, Jisc and OCLC announce a partnership to build a …

Microsoft Flow gets new features, including Search by Service

Microsoft Flow is "a service for automating workflow across the growing number of apps and SaaS services that business users rely on", as the company …

Microsoft

dataviz.tools

http://dataviz.tools/<p>website<p>en_US<p>dataviz.tools<p>a curated guide to the best tools, resources and technologies for data …

Creating a Conversational Library Search Experience – Designing Better Libraries

When people encounter a library search system as a novice or relatively inexperienced library user, say the online catalog or a database selection …

Sorry, the new Wayback Machine extension for Chrome sucks!

The other day I saw a headline about a new extension for the Chrome browser from the Internet Archive, Wayback Machine. I had initially ignored this, …

Chromebook

Best Image Enhancement Tools Of 2016 – Magic Picture

Adobe Photoshop has come to be the name brand of photo-editing software on the market. However, it can be a difficult program to master and it’s …

Does It Make a Sound: Are Open Access Monographs Discoverable in Library Catalogs?

Does It Make a Sound: Are Open Access Monographs Discoverable in Library Catalogs?<p>Abstract<p>abstract:<p>This article describes an exploratory study …

Should publishers work with library discovery technologies and what can they do?

Abstract<p>Key points<p>Working with library discovery services can improve end user experience, increase usage, and help sales.<br>• Methodologies developed for …

Optimizing the discovery experience through dialogue – a community approach

Register for the recording:<p>This webinar has now passed. You may still register for the recording of the webinar by visiting the GoToWebinar site.<p>Q&A …

Education

COUNTER releases the Report Validation Tool

The free tool that will check COUNTER usage reports and SUSHI<p>The <b>tool</b> is now available on the COUNTER website for use by publishers, vendors and …

Cooking

Publish or Perish

<b>New:</b> Publish or Perish 5 released, 10 years after the original Publish or Perish!<p>Are you applying for tenure, promotion or a new job? Is your work …

Research

First Tweet - Who Said It First on Twitter

Do you know who used a smiley :) on Twitter for the first time. Who mentioned terms like Internet of Things, Bitcoin, iPhone or Phablet before they …

Twitter

The White House Announces Several New Tools to Access Archived Social Media From the Obama Administration

At the end of October, we shared our plans for preserving and passing on the digital history of the Obama administration, and invited the American …

Obama Administration

Queensland Library Releases Open Source Comics Tool

A new tool from Australia’s State Library of Queensland can make a cartoonist out of even the least artistically inclined. The Fun Palaces comics …

Comics

Blog 2016 - 16 Ways Syndetics Unbound Wows Library Patrons

Syndetics Unbound aims to boost the value of your library catalog by making patrons happier and increasing circulation<p>By combining ProQuest’s …

Libraries

Twitter's Periscope launches 360 video

It's not exactly virtual reality, but Twitter's Periscope has a new update that could make the service a lot more immersive.<p>On Wednesday, the company announced that 360 videos are now viewable in Periscope right in your Twitter stream.<p>Using an Insta360 camera that attaches to a smartphone, a user …

Periscope

Google Tone : A Practical Tool for Broadcasting Web Content to Multiple Computers

December 23, 2016 <br>Google Tone is a cool tool that allows users to broadcast any URL to other computers within earshot. All you need is to be logged …

Education Technology

OpenCitations - Home

Welcome to the OpenCitations homepage!<p>The main output of the OpenCitations Project is the creation of the Open Citations Corpus (OCC), an open …

Web Design

PersonalData.IO Helps You Get Access to Your Personal Data

From the Open Knowledge International Blog:PersonalData.IO is a free and open platform for citizens to track their personal data and understand how …

IT

PubMed by Year

PubMed by Year shows your search proportionally, comparing the results for each year to the database as whole.<p>Enter any PubMed search above to see …

Heart Attacks

How do people find your papers?

Academia Introduces a new Premium Feature<p>“Someone just searched for you on Google and found your page on Academia.edu.” Ever received this email and …

Google

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