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New Article: “What Your Tweets Tell Us About You: Identity, Ownership and Privacy of Twitter Data”

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Title What Your Tweets Tell Us About You: Identity, Ownership and Privacy of Twitter Data Authors Heather Small Graduate School of Education and Information Studies University of California, Los Angeles Kristine Kasianovitz Government Information Librarian International, State and Local Documents Stanford University Ronald Blanford and Ina Celaya Graduate School of Education and Information Studies University […]

Things Change: “Encyclopedia Britannica to Stop Printing Books”

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UPDATE: Here’s the Official EB Statement/Blog Post and Video Featuring EB Execs The blog mentions that for the next week Britannica Online is free. Of course, many have access for free 24x7x365 via their local library. From CNN: After 244 years, Encyclopedia [sic] Britannica will cease production of its iconic multi-volume book sets. Britannica usually […]

Industry Roundup: News from OCLC, EBSCO, and Results of 2012 Mobile & Museum Survey

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Two Public Libraries Join OCLC WorldShare Warsaw University in Poland To Use EBSCO Discovery Results From the 2012 Mobile and Museums Survey  (Hat Tip: @maxkaiser)

Reference: Basketball: March Madness: Official Databases/Record Books From NCAA

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Here’s a selection of statistical databases direct from the NCAA. But first, we also suggest taking a look at these two Twitter streams:  NCAA Stats @NCAAStats ESPNStats and Info @ESPNStatsInfo This constantly updated stream is a treasure chest of interest content for fans of all sports Men’s College Basketball 1. 2011-12 Men’s Basketball Statistics Four […]

Association of American University Presses Partners with Copyright Clearance Center

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From a CCC Announcement: Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. [has] announced a referral partnership with the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) in which AAUP’s members can protect copyrighted assets and earn revenue from their online content using CCC’s RightsLink service at a discounted rate. RightsLink is an easy-to-use licensing solution, enabling rightsholders to offer permissions […]

Wisconsin: Libraries on the Front Lines of Advocating for Freedom of Information

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From The Oshkosh Northwestern: The Forrest R. Polk Library at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh serves as a repository for state and federal documents, including papers on government funded research and records from legislative hearings.”One of the major battles being fought now is in the area of open access to research funded by the federal government […]

Calgary Record Store Buys the CBC Calgary CD/LP Archives

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From Exclaim.ca: Earlier this year, the CBC revealed plans to digitize and dismantle their entire CD and vinyl archives due to budget cuts and other financial uncertainties. While there are undoubtedly some CBC staffers who are sad to say goodbye to so much physical media, Calgarians will rejoice in the fact that local record store […]