LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for June 2, 2020 Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by our Robyn Carr Prize Pack giveaway, courtesy of Harlequin.com. Today’s Featured Deals $2.99Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez SmithGet This Deal $1.99Queen of the Conquered by Kacen CallenderGet This Deal $2.99Dread Nation by Justina IrelandGet This Deal $2.99Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn WardGet … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2020-06-02By Community “The Index of Self-Destructive Acts” – An Interview Christopher Beha’s third book, … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  David Rosenthal: Informational Capitalism In The Law of Informational Capitalism, Prof. Amy Kapczynski of the Yale Law School reviews two books, Shoshana Zuboff’s The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Julie Cohen’s Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism to document the legal structures on which the FAANGs and other “big tech” … Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-06-02By David. (noreply@blogger.com) HangingTogether: “We can’t just stand on our own anymore”: Collaboration and connection for research (and personal) support Photo … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  6 books on antiracism to read right now The death of George Floyd and countless other people of color in our country has left many of us feeling helpless, angry, and sad. As I watched the news over the weekend, I turned to my place of comfort: books. Words matter, and I believe books are one step … Source: Omnivoracious: The Amazon Book ReviewsPublished on 2020-06-01By Adrian Liang Books for kids to celebrate diversity and inspire change The global … Read More

LIS News – Machine Learning

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  Machine Learning for Societal Advancement Society is changing at rates which can seem fantastical at times. Merely years ago we were blown away by the advancements in communication…Continue reading on Becoming Human: Artificial Intelligence Magazine » … Source: Becoming HumanPublished on 2020-06-01By Aleia Knight This Entire Article Was Written by Open AI’s GPT2 Disclaimer: The following content was generated by OpenAI’s GPT-2. All headings are prompts fed to the system. While some of the…Continue reading on Becoming Human: Artificial … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  Leveraging OER for COVID-19 Response Efforts and Long-Term International Partnerships This post was written in collaboration with Jan Gondol, Ebba Ossiannilsson, Karolina Szczepaniak, and Spencer Ellis. Currently, we face both a swell of support for open educational resources (OER) and devastating upheaval of our traditional education systems. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, over 1.5 billion youth are out of school, countless … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2020-06-01By Jennryn Wetzler 5 Reasons Why you Should Pursue a PhD Programme Not only … Read More

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