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Library 2.013 Conference – Call for proposals

See details below of the  official call for presentation proposals for the Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference, October 18 – 19, 2013 (in some time zones the conference will conclude on the 20th). _________________________________________________________ This fully online, participatory conference presents a unique opportunity to showcase the excellent research and work that done every day, with a focus […]

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Tools for creating simple infographics and data visualizations

                See original posting by Miranda Rensch at the Daily SEO Blog 1. Piktochart Piktochart is a web-based tool that has six decent free themes (and a whole bunch more for the paid version) for creating simple visualizations. You can drag and drop different shapes and images, and there […]

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Apply to become an Information Today Book Reviewer

Reposted from ITI Blog Calling all librarian bloggers and reviewers ITI wants the very best—the most dedicated, fanatical librarian bloggers and reviewers—to review our books. Does this mean you?  Do you blog about issues of interest to libraries and librarians? Would you like to read ITI’s latest library-related titles before they’re published? Are you ready, […]

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Google Reader to be Discontinued

      Google announced this week that it will no longer support the popular news aggregator Google Reader. Here is the explanation: “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over […]

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Review of 2012 and Trends to Watch in 2013

            Paula Hane’s article in ITI’s newsletter NewsBreaks provides valuable information on important technology trends in 2012 and an insight into what to expect for 2013. Here is a brief overview: Hot Topics in 2012 Big Data was the buzzword of the year Data analytics Smartphone adoption skyrockets (45% of […]

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