Aaron Tay

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Hoover Institution: Hoover Library & Archives Releases Open-Access Software on GitHub

This week, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives announces the debut of its GitHub page.<p>[Clip]<p>The first set of tools is utilities for making and …

The Repos are here—FOLIO source code repositories released

BOSTON — September 27, 2016 — The first FOLIO code is now available. FOLIO, which stands for the Future of Libraries is Open, is a community project …

Goodbye, Trello! 5 Alternative Free Kanban Board Tools

Trello is an incredible app for project management A Guide to Trello for Life and Project Management A Guide to Trello for Life and Project …

Horizon release adds refined Features for improved efficiency and efficacy

September 26, 2016, LEHI, UT—SirsiDynix is pleased to announce the release of Horizon 7.5.4. The latest Horizon update provides new, powerful …

Libraries

Signal, the Encrypted Chat App, Is Now Available on Desktop

Chrome: Signal, the encrypted chat app built by Open Whisper Systems and approved by the likes of Edward Snowden, is now available as a desktop app …

Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing Unveils Annotran, an Open-Source Translation Tool Based On Hypothesis

From the OLH Blog:<p>The Open Library of Humanities is pleased to reveal the first of its software initiatives, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. …

Free Software in Libraries, success stories and their impact on the library today

Today I was privileged to present to the 6th International Congress of Technological Innovation, Innovatics 2016, organized by Duoc UC Libraries, …

Open Source

Organizing your Scholar library

Google Scholar Library allows you to build your personal collection of articles within Scholar. You can save articles right from the search page, …

Google Scholar

Linked Data Collaboration Program Update

Tweet<p><i>Shlomo Sanders, CTO, Resource Management, Ex Libris</i><p>It is six months since Ex Libris started the 2016 Linked Data Collaboration Program. Now is a …

Linked Data

Facebook Messenger adds live video broadcasting

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Messenger on Thursday (Sep 1) added the ability to stream live video, adding a feature enjoyed by fans of rival application …

Facebook

This Tool Lets People Perform Data Analytics With No Tech Knowledge

Big data: Behind the buzzword is a real business need to take massive datasets and make actionable sense of them. While professionals could equip …

Analytics

Trello's Power-Ups Are Now Available to Free Users

Earlier this year, Trello introduced premium third-party integrations called power-ups with the likes of GitHub, Slack, Evernote, and more. Today, …

Cool

IGeLU/ELUNA Show & Tell: Enhancing Library Discovery with Linked Open Data [Video]

Tweet<p>Earlier this week, as part of the IGeLU & ELUNA <i>Show & Tell</i> Webinar series, Steve Meyer from UW-Madison presented his work around enhancing …

Open Data

Enhancing Library Discovery with Linked Open Data

Steve Meyer will present on the work at UW-Madison to enhance the library catalog with info cards for the authors of bibliographic works. This …

lots of folks like to discover

<i>Modified Text of talk I gave at Ivy Plus Discovery Day at MIT.</i><p><i>(Note that I tidied up this text while watching the DNC last night, so blame Pat</i> …

Michelle Obama

Part 2

Building for Browsing and Discovery with Wagtail<p>an open-source Django CMS<p>David Bietila & Brad Busenius, University of Chicago Library<p>User Requirements<p>…

Django

NYPL Launches SimplyE App, Integrating Access to Multiple Ebook Vendors

The New York Public Library (NYPL) on July 12 announced the launch of SimplyE, a new app for tablets and smartphones that employs a single interface …

e-Books

NISO Open Discovery Initiative Update

The NISO Open Discovery Initiative Update took place on Monday, June 27 during the 2016 ALA Annual Conference. The session was co-sponsored by ALCTS, …

Have You Looked At This? Yewno

Many information professionals are concerned about the loss of serendipitous discovery in research pursuits (see this 2015 <i>Kitchen</i> post by Roger …

Jane Austen

Global discovery trends and the library's changing role

The continuing rise of search engines as a powerful discovery gateway have left many academic libraries concerned about losing grip on ‘discovery’.</b> …

Google Maps Adds Multiple Destination Directions, Timeline Notes to Android

Android: Google Maps is finally adding a desperately needed feature. Starting today, you can add multiple destinations to a navigation trip when you …

Google

EBSCO Discovery Service™ and EBSCOhost® Users Can Now Visualize...

Integration with the Plum Print will Help Users Improve Their Research and Better Evaluate Resources(PRWeb June 23, 2016)Read the full story at …

Cortana Will Sync Your Android Notifications to Windows 10

A big reason to get excited for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is growing Cortana functionality. Windows Insiders can already access her new …

Mobile

Personal Shopping Assistant, a new Chrome extension from Microsoft Garage, automatically remembers products you browse, so you don’t have to

If you shop online for products, you probably end up with a lot of open tabs on your browser, trying to compare sites to find the best deals. Now, …

Microsoft

Notes from the Learning Analytics Network event in Edinburgh | Effective Learning Analytics

By Niall Sclater May 13, 2015 <br>Institutional Use, Network<p>On a fabulous spring day last Friday around 44 people made it to Edinburgh for the second …

e-Learning