LIS News – Library Technology

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  Open Knowledge Foundation: Combating other people’s data This blog is the first in a series done by the Frictionless Data Fellows, discussing how they created Frictionless Data Packages with their research data. Learn more about the Fellows Programme here http://fellows.frictionlessdata.io/. By Monica Granados Follow the #otherpeoplesdata on Twitter and in it you will find a trove of … Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-02-21By monicagranados LITA: Boards of ALCTS, LITA and LLAMA put Core on March 2020 ballot The Boards of … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  LITA: Jobs in Information Technology: February 19, 2020 New this week Librarian (Emphasis in User Experience and Technology), Chabot College, Hayward, CALibrarian II (ILS Admin & Tech Services), Duluth Public Library, Duluth, MNDistance Education & Outreach Librarian, Winona State University, Winona, MNHead, Digital Initiatives – Tisch Library, Tufts University, Medford, MAOnline Learning and User Experience Librarian, Ast or Asc Professor, SIU Edwardsville, Edwardsville, ILDiscovery and Systems … Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-02-19By Jenny Levine LITA: Early-bird registration ends March 1st for the Exchange With stimulating programming, including discussion forums and … Read More

LIS News – New Mexico Libraries

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  Improving Access to Civil Legal Justice through Public Libraries   WebJunction is partnering with the nonprofit organization, Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to offer Improving Access to Civil Legal Justice through Public Libraries, a free national training initiative for public library staff to help strengthen access to civil legal justice.  Barriers to civil legal justice disproportionately affect low-income people in the U.S., creating the justice gap—the divide between the civil … Source: New Mexico Library AssociationPublished on 2020-02-17By NMLA Contact Lunchtime Lecture: They Won the Vote: Suffrage and Suffragists in … Read More

LIS News – Library Technology

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  Code4Lib Journal: Editorial on diversity and mentoring … Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-02-17By Péter Király Code4Lib Journal: Scraping BePress: Downloading Dissertations for Preservation This article will describe our process developing a script to automate downloading of documents and secondary materials from our library’s BePress repository. Our objective was to collect the full archive of dissertations and associated files from our repository into a local disk for potential future applications and to build out … Source: Code4libPublished on 2020-02-17By Stephen Zweibel … Read More

LIS News – UX Design / UI Development

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  How to Film and Photograph Online Content for Usability: UX Details for Videos and Images Summary: Consider how your audience will be using the visuals to determine the optimal camera angle, set the right tone, choose the right props, and maintain attention. In our study of how images, GIFs, and videos assist learning , we observed that small details in those visuals can impact … Source: NN GroupPublished on 2020-02-16By Aurora Harley UX Workshops vs. Meetings: What’s the Difference? Summary: Meetings … Read More

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