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The World in 2025 – 10 Predictions of Innovation

“This paper is a compilation of 10 innovation predictions for the world in 2025, based on research done by Thomson Reuters analysts using the company’s patent and scientific literature solutions. In some cases, the analysts found a growing body of work that gave additional credence to the prediction. In others, the topic was still emerging.Continue Reading

New display models of bibliographic data and resources

Trombone, Antonella. Presentation - New displaying models of bibliographic data and resources: cataloguing/resource description and search results, 2014 [and Report]. In Faster, Smarter and Richer. Reshaping the library catalogue, Roma (Italy), 27-28 February 2014. “The logical model outlined in Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records in 1998 has led to a theoretical reflection on the function ofContinue Reading

Learning ‘The True, the Good and the Beautiful’ in Law School: Educating the Twenty-First Century Litigator

Colatrella Jr., Michael Thomas, Learning ‘The True, the Good and the Beautiful’ in Law School: Educating the Twenty-First Century Litigator (March 1, 2014). Review of Litigation, Vol. 33, No. 4, p. 1, 2014. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2465231 “The author uses the ancient Greek ideal of learning “the true, the good and the beautiful” toContinue Reading

11 Net Neutrality Principles released by Library and University Groups

“The above organizations firmly believe that preserving an open Internet is essential to our  nation’s freedom of speech, educational achievement, and economic growth. The Internet now serves as a primary, open platform for information exchange, intellectual discourse, civic engagement, creativity, research, innovation, teaching, and learning. We are deeply concerned that public broadband providers have financialContinue Reading

World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development

“Freedom of expression in general, and media development in particular, are core to  UNESCO’s constitutional mandate to advance ‘the mutual knowledge and understanding  of peoples, through all means of mass communication’ and promoting ‘the free flow of ideas by word and image.’ For UNESCO, press freedom is a corollary of the general right to freedomContinue Reading

How Citizen Scientists Are Using The Web to Track the Natural World

Yale environement360: “By making the recording and sharing of environmental data easier than ever, web-based technology has fostered the rapid growth of so-called citizen scientists — volunteers who collaborate with scientists to collect and interpret data. Numerous Internet-based projects now make use of citizen scientists to monitor environmental health and to track sensitive plant and wildlife populations.Continue Reading

Banks Try to Tame Gadget-Flooded Workplace with Management Software

American Banker: “MDM [mobile device management] software has been available for awhile, but it is being slowly adopted by banks. Many of these banks once used only BlackBerry products, but the Ponemon study found that 23% of banks are migrating from BlackBerry to a multi-OS mobile environment and 18% plan to do so. And a recent ForresterContinue Reading

America’s Shifting Statehouse Press – Pew

“Within America’s 50 state capitol buildings, 1,592 journalists inform the public about the actions and issues of state government, according to new data from the Pew Research Center. Of those statehouse reporters, nearly half (741) are assigned there full time. While that averages out to 15 full-time reporters per state, the actual number varies widely—from aContinue Reading

Gender Gap Data Visualization

“Organisations always claim that people are their most valuable asset. But few of them fully explore the correlation between their workforce and business performance. Gender Gap overlays human capital data with business performance data, providing a new, consolidated view of the value of your workforce. A NEW VIEW ON WORKFORCE ANALYTICS - Gender Gap converges workforce analytics withContinue Reading

Work Plan ongoing and planned audit and evaluation projects – IG

“The Work Plan presents the audits and evaluations that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is conducting to assist the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in fulfilling their respective missions. Our statutory mandates are our highest priority, and with our remaining resources, we focusContinue Reading

New GAO Reports – ATF, Export-Import Bank, DOD Human Capital, Improper Payments, NOAA Aircraft

BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES: Enhancing Data Collection Could Improve Management of Investigations, GAO-14-553: Published: Jun 30, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 2014. EXPORT-IMPORT BANK: Information on Export Credit Agency Financing Support for Wide-Body Jets, GAO-14-642R: Published: Jul 8, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 9, 2014. HUMAN CAPITAL: DOD Should Fully Develop Its Civilian Strategic Workforce Plan to Aid Decision Makers, GAO-14-565: Published:Continue Reading

Accessible Law for the Internet Age – America’s Laws Are the People’s Public Property

The State Decoded software provides you with a people-friendly way to access your local, state, and federal legal code. “Careful organization by article and section makes browsing a breeze. A site-wide search allows you to find the laws you’re looking for by topic. Scroll-over definitions translate legal jargon into common English. Downloadable legal code letsContinue Reading