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  Open Knowledge Foundation: Announcing the Frictionless Data Tool Fund Apply for a mini-grant to build an open source tool for reproducible research using Frictionless Data tooling, specs, and code base Today, Open Knowledge International is launching the Frictionless Data Tool Fund, a mini-grant scheme offering grants of $5,000 to support individuals or organisations in developing an open tool for … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-02-18By Lilly Winfree Terry Reese: MarcEdit Custom Report Writer I periodically get requests for a variety … Read More

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  Lucidworks: What Is AI-Powered Search? Search and ye shall find. But search with an AI-powered search platform and ye (or ye customer) shall find, learn, and even discover! Although most vendors say their search platform is fortified with AI, “AI-powered” isn’t a phrase that should be used lightly. So what does AI-powered search really mean … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-02-15By Katie Florez Code4Lib Journal: Editorial Introduction – Moving Forward Welcoming new editors, and reflecting on the sustainability factor. … … Read More

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  Open Knowledge Foundation: EU’s chilling copyright crackdown an ‘attack on openness’ EU negotiators have struck a deal over copyright reform that is an ‘attack on openness’, the new chief executive of Open Knowledge International has warned. Catherine Stihler, a former MEP and vice-chair of the European Parliament’s consumer protection committee, said the changes will restrict internet freedoms for millions of users. The … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-02-14By Open Knowledge International DuraSpace News: Webinar Registration Open: “DSpace Docker for Repository Managers: … Read More

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  Dan Cohen: February 12, 1809, and Wikipedia’s Evolution Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin were both born on February 12, 1809, and this odd fact used to be featured at the top of their Wikipedia entries. As Roy Rosenzweig noted 15 years ago in his groundbreaking essay “Can History be Open Source? Wikipedia and the Future of the Past,” … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-02-12By admin David Rosenthal: IT Improves Productivity! In The Productivity Paradox David Rotman writes:Productivity growth in most … Read More

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  Islandora: Islandora Foundation Mission Statement Following a mandate from the Islandora Foundation 2018/2019 Strategic Goals, the Board of Directors has drafted a mission statement for the Islandora Foundation. We welcome public comment from the Islandora community and Foundation members for the next month, after which the Board will review comments, adjust the mission statement as … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-02-08By manez William Denton: Wanted: Media archivist at York We’re hiring four new people this spring at York University Libraries, … Read More

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