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  Eric Hellman: RA21: Technology is not the problem. RA21 vows to “improve access to institutionally-provided information resources”. The barriers to access are primarily related to the authorization of such access in the context of licensing agreements. In a perfect world, trust and consensus between licensors and licensing communities would render authorization technology irrelevant. In the real world, technological … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-05-17By Eric (noreply@blogger.com) Lucidworks: Using Solr Tagger for Improving Relevancy Full-text documents and user queries usually contain … Read More

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  Lucidworks: User Intent Steers AI-Powered Search Consumers expect personalized experiences on retail sites. After all, they get them on social media, in entertainment, on mobile devices, and while they search the web — why settle for less when shopping? Marketers agree. A recent survey of 700 U.S. marketers conducted by ClickZ and Chatmeter found that … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-05-15By Marie Griffin Open Knowledge Foundation: Naturalist Datathon: Bogotá (Datatón Naturalista) This report is part of the event report series … Read More

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  Eric Hellman: RA21 doesn’t address the yet-another-WAYF problem. Radical inclusiveness would. The fundamental problem with standards is captured by XKCD 927.XKCD https://xkcd.com/927/Single sign-on systems have the same problem. The only way for a single sign-on system to deliver a seamless user experience is to be backed by a federated identity system that encompasses all use cases. For RA-21 to be the single … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-05-13By Eric (noreply@blogger.com) Dan Cohen: What’s New Season 2 Wrap-up With the end of … Read More

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  David Rosenthal: Immutability FTW! There’s an apparently apocryphal story that when Willie Sutton, the notorious bank robber of the 1930s  to 1950s, was asked why he robbed banks, he answered:Because that’s where the money is!Today’s Willie Suttons don’t need a disguise or an (unloaded) Thompson submachine gun, because they rob cryptocurrency exchanges. As David … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-05-09By David. (noreply@blogger.com) Open Knowledge Foundation: Panoptikum: exploring new ways to categorize a collection of various unusual and unique objects This … Read More

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  DuraSpace News: 2019 DSpace North American Users Group Call for Proposals The 2019 DSpace North American Users Group planning committee invites proposals for the upcoming meeting which will be held September 23 & 24, 2019 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. This meeting will provide opportunities to discuss ideas, strategies, best practices, use cases, … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-05-07By Carol Minton Morris David Rosenthal: Demand Is Even Less Insatiable Than It Used … Read More

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