LIS News – Library Technology

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  Lucidworks: Lucidworks Raises $100 Million and Celebrates Major Growth Today we’re welcoming two new investors into the fold as we continue building the next generation of search. Lucidworks received a significant investment from Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity fund, and TPG Sixth Street Partners, a global finance The post Lucidworks Raises $100 Million and Celebrates Major Growth … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-08-12By Will Hayes Harvard Library Innovation Lab: Computational Support for Statutory Interpretation with Caselaw Access Project … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  TECHNICALLY YOU STARTED IT: An Interview With Author Lana Wood Johnson You may not realize it yet, but Technically You Started It is your fav new YA beach read. Debut author Lana Wood Johnson serves up a summer sweet, emotionally fraught-slash-hilarious teen romcom plot line perfect for fans of Netflix movies like To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. Johnson also … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-08-13By Ann Foster Vote For Your Favourite Librarian for the I Love My Librarian … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  Ridiculous OA Journal Launches with Ridiculous Title The world’s newest open-access journal is the Integrated Journal of British (IJBRITISH). If the journal’s name strikes you as strange, that’s because it is strange, just like the journal’s other aspects. Though the title implies a U.K. base, the journal makes no effort to mask its true headquarters location (as many South Asian OA publishers … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-08-12By Stef Brezgov Sudanese Researcher Falls Victim to Questionable Publisher Our friend Ravi Murugesan, a Mumbai-based … Read More

LIS News – New Mexico Libraries

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  Nominate a Deserving Individual for an MPLA Award by Ann McGinley, Rio Rancho Public Libraries It’s awards time! Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is collecting nominations for six awards that will be presented at the 2019 NMLA-MPLA Joint Conference in Albuquerque. Since we’re co-hosting the conference, let’s make sure some New Mexicans are honored! The deadline for nominations … Source: Hitchhiker for New Mexico’s LibrariansPublished on 2019-08-12By Deanne Dekle Employment Opportunity: Library Director Cuba Public Library Library Director Position … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Lee Bennett Hopkins, Champion of Poetry for Children, Dies at 81 In the scores of anthologies he compiled and in his own writing, he sought to teach and expand young imaginations through verse. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-08-12 ‘I Just Peeked Into Their World and Took Notes’: Yoko Ogawa Conjures Spirits in Hiding The Japanese writer, inspired by Anne Frank’s diary, sought to “recompose” that experience for her new book “The Memory Police,” a … Read More

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