LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for July 6th, 2019 Sponsored by the New York Times bestselling author, Chantal Fernando’s SAINT. Available now in eBook, print and audio. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals The Book of Night Women by Marlon James for $1.99. Get … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-07-06By S. Zainab Williams These 5 Classic Books Are Getting Remade Into Movies Hollywood has … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  Eric Hellman: RA21’s recommended technical approach is broken by emerging browser privacy features This is my third comment about the recently published NISO draft “Recommended Practice” (RP) on “Improved Access to Institutionally-Provided Information Resources” a. k. a. “Resource Access in the 21st Century” (RA21). Official comments can be submitted until May 17th.  My first comment concerned the use of secure communication channels. The second … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-07-05By Eric (noreply@blogger.com) Open Knowledge Foundation: Meet our 2019 Frictionless Data Tool … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  A Writer of Three Women’s Sex Lives Shares Her Own Journey Lisa Taddeo, the author of a much-anticipated book on the sex lives of three American women, learned some things about her own psyche, too. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-07-05 Have Dog, Will Write You might be surprised to learn how many authors on the current best-seller lists have had help — well, sort of — from their dogs. … Source: The New York … Read More

LIS News – Makerspaces

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  Friday Product Post: “Qwiic” Start Your Raspberry Pi Hello, everyone – we are back from our July 4th break (well, most of us are, anyway) and we have some new products to show off to you today! It all starts with the newest and easiest way to dive into the SparkFun Qwiic Connect System on a Raspberry Pi: … Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2019-07-05By Chris McCarty Qwiic Kit for Raspberry Pi Hookup Guide Qwiic Kit for Raspberry Pi Hookup … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  USDA climate science research quashed US science leadership destroyed Last night, Rachel Maddow did her opening piece on the history of scientific excellence and global leadership by the USDA its decimation at the hands of the Trump administration and USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue – and in particular the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the principal in-house research agency of the … Source: Free Government InformationPublished on 2019-07-02By James R. Jacobs Judiciary Creates Public User Group for PACER Judiciary Creates Public … Read More

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