LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Diana, Yes! What We Learned from the First WONDER WOMAN 1984 Trailer Did y’all know Diana could swing between lightning bolts with her lasso? Because I did not know that but now that I’ve seen it, I want it. Also, the tiara is a boomerang. What We Liked The music: If you lived through the ’80s, the techno beat and the song … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-11By S.W. Sondheimer Exclusion Zone: Getting to Know Ukraine We decided to go … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  Meet Our 2020 Interns From Outreachy We’re happy to announce the selection of our 2020 interns from Outreachy—a remote internship program that “supports diversity in free and open source software.” Over the next three months, these interns will work with several members of the Creative Commons’ team on three different projects related to the CC Vocabulary, … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-12-10By Kriti Godey Save the Date: Public Domain Day 2020 Is Happening in January in Washington, D.C. Creative … Read More

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  Bill Gates’ Top Five Holiday Book Picks Tech pioneer, cofounder of Microsoft, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and author Bill Gates is an avid reader who has become known for his excellent book recommendations. As the year wraps up, he’s sharing some of his favorite books of 2019. Get Bill’s book … Source: GoodreadsPublished on 2019-12-10 The Decorous Surfaces and Fraught Subtexts of Alice Adams’s Life and Work “Alice Adams,” a new biography by Carol Sklenicka, … Read More

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  Living History: 5 Comics About History and Culture I hate when people declaim on comics and graphic novels not being “real” books. They have words, they tell a story, they evoke emotions; they are, therefore, books. Full stop. I say this not only as a rando human who writes about comics but also as the mother of a former … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-12-10By S.W. Sondheimer Be Brave: 4 Middle Grade Novels About Standing Up for Yourself It’s important … Read More

LIS News – UX Design / UI Development

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  5 UX Workshops and When to Use Them: A Cheat Sheet Summary: UX Workshops are used throughout the design process to solve problems when crossfunctional ownership or consensus are needed. Here are 5 common UX workshops and how to use them within the design process. What Is a UX Workshop? UX workshops are intensive collaborative sessions used to solve problems and enable … Source: NN GroupPublished on 2019-12-08By Kate Kaplan Accelerators Allow Experts to Increase Efficiency Summary: Alternate methods for accomplishing … Read More

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