LIS News – Information Technology

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  In the Library, With the Lead Pipe: Editorial: What we’ve been up to Your editors at Lead Pipe wanted to share some of the things we’ve been working on and thinking about, Lead Pipe aside. Enjoy!   Amy One of the projects I work on at my library is the Civic Lab, a pop-up participatory program initiative centered around facilitating deeper exploration of … Source: Code4libPublished on 2018-02-21By Editorial Board Library of Congress: The Signal: Digital Scholarship Resource Guide: … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for February 21st, 2018 The Deals of the Day are sponsored today by A Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman, new in paperback from Vintage Books:   Today’s Featured Deals The Map that Changed the World by Simon Winchester for $2.99. Get it here, or just click the cover image … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-02-21By Jeff O’Neal No Borders for America Chavez: An Interview with Gabby Rivera Gabby Rivera, the … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  No Borders for America Chavez: An Interview with Gabby Rivera Gabby Rivera, the writer of Juliet Takes a Breath and the ongoing America series for Marvel, visited my university last week to give an incredible talk on radical creativity. While she was in town I had a chance to sit down with her and discuss America, one of the most powerful and … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2018-02-21By Asher Guthertz I Finally Read Harry Potter When you’re a person who loves … Read More

LIS News – UX Design / UI Development

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  5 Ways To Integrate Motion Into Web Design The first animated movie created in 1906 was a revolutionary step forward in storytelling. Every year, the technology behind motion in storytelling grows more impressive, and the same will remain true in 2018. Web designers are leaving older technologies behind, opting instead for more advanced 2D and 3D motion graphics. … Source: Usability GeekPublished on 2018-02-20By Alan Smith Making It Pop — 5 Ways to Combat Subjective Design Feedback “It looks … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  USPTO Anticipates Slight Decline In Patent Filings, Including For PCT The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is predicting a slight decline in some patent filings for 2018 and 2019, including through the international Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) managed by the World Intellectual Property Organization. Trademarks, meanwhile, will likely see slowing growth. … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2018-02-20By William New New Chair’s Text On WIPO Broadcasting Treaty Reflects Country Proposals The chair of the World Intellectual Property … Read More

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