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New on LLRX – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market

Via LLRX.com – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market – Learning new skills to support more effective engagement in a competitive job market has attracted many job seekers and employees to online education, most often through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Alan Rothman is proficient in the arena of e-learning and expands the discussion of what courses are available to how they are accredited and subsequently whether they are recognized by potential employers.

OCLC agreement with leading publishers worldwide expands metadata access

“OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services. “OCLC partners with leading content providers around the world to ensure discovery and access to libraries’ most important and popular resources,” said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, BusinessContinue Reading

New on LLRX – New Job De-/script/-ions for Attorneys with Coding and Tech Business Skills

Via LLRX.com –  New Job De-/script/-ions for Attorneys with Coding and Tech Business Skills – Alan Rothman discusses the growing interest in and need for attorneys who have degrees and skills from another field that serves client requirements, previously focused on areas such as engineering, business and medicine. Already well established in professions that includeContinue Reading

11 Exceptional Legal Tech White Papers from 2015

LexisNexis Business of Law Blog: “White papers are a place for deep thinking – deep thinking that is data-driven.  Combine that data with innumerable client engagements, from small law firms to large – and from corporate legal departments to legal services bureaus – and we’re able to chronicle insights for the market in neatly packagedContinue Reading

Despite predictions, print books are alive and well

Pleased to share this article via Quartz – Against all odds, print books are on the rise again in the US “For the last half decade, ever since digital books and e-readers first came on the scene, news headlines have been at war. “The physical book is dead,” some reports declared, while others vehemently arguedContinue Reading

OCLC – Shaping the Library to the Life of the User

Shaping the Library to the Life of the User: Adapting, Empowering, Partnering, Engaging – by Merrilee Proffitt, James Michalko and Melissa Renspie.” This report provides a recap of the October 2015 Library in the Life of the User meeting that featured insights about ways libraries can provide more meaningful support based on what students, scholarsContinue Reading

ALA – Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation

Toward A More Printed Union: Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation: “At the crossroads of communities and campuses, libraries of all types increasingly provide access to 3D printing. In public libraries, 428 branches offer the service, up dramatically from 250 the year before.. Anyone seeking to take advantage of the full creative capacity of 3D printingContinue Reading

The Cloud Catalog: One Catalog to Serve Them All

The Cloud Catalog: One Catalog to Serve Them All – By Steve Coffman “As a whole, public libraries are the single largest supplier of books in the U.S. No single other outlet can compete with public libraries—not Amazon, not Barnes & Noble, not Walmart or Costco, not all your local bookstores. But you’d never knowContinue Reading

The Emergence of the Millennipreneur

“This year, the 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report reveals the emergence of a new generation of entrepreneurs under 35 years old. Dubbed the ‘Millennipreneurs’, these are business starters from ‘Generation Y’, born between 1980 and 1995, also known as Millennials. Their approach to business, in terms of their ambitions, results and leadership style, differs fromContinue Reading

FastCompany on the Future of Facebook

Harry McCracken – FastCompany – Facebook is firing on all cylinders. Now Mark Zuckerberg is looking to the decade ahead, from AI to VR to drones. “The Facebook of today—and tomorrow—is far more expansive than it was just a few years ago. It’s easy to forget that when the company filed to go public onContinue Reading

Gartner – Turn Voice of the Customer Into Competitive Advantage

IT can lead the charge to give the customer a full voice and the enterprise unprecedented insights into its customers.  November 17, 2015, Contributor: Scott Smith. “Too often, the voice of the customer (VoC) gets lost across multiple data collection points, mired in separate systems, and trapped in departmental silos. IT can lead the chargeContinue Reading

Selected presentations available from Internet Librarian 2015

See which presentations are available for download (most are PDF or PPT).