Google to shut down Spaces and gives first glimpse of video conferencing app; Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries joins Portico; FSG launch infectious diseases knowledge hub; SAGE adds new video collections; Jisc appoints new trustees.
Posted 03 March 2017
Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.
Posted 24 February 2017
Google's fact checking tag has arrived in South America.
Posted 21 February 2017
In a white paper OpenAthens explores the challenge of ensuring flexible access to digital resources while keeping illegitimate users out.
Posted 13 February 2017
Digital Resources Librarian Kenn Bicknell asks what archives and museums can teach us about discovery, access, online exhibits, metadata standards and interactivity - and resolves to continue learning from other professions.
Posted 11 January 2017
With an election happening in 2017 German politicians want to tackle fake news with legislation.
Posted 20 December 2016
Google has published its 2016 Year in Search lists.
Posted 15 December 2016
21st century search is easy and instantaneous - what does this mean for the information professional? Gary Horrocks reports from the 2016 Strix Lecture.
Posted 01 December 2016
After months of delay Facebook has as last responded to antitrust charges
Posted 15 November 2016
A silver tree at a conference was used by delegates to capture their favourite search tips.
Posted 02 November 2016
Data collection and sharing continues to be a concern.
Posted 01 November 2016
Europeana has found use of content themes has trebled engagement with collections.
Posted 24 October 2016
How search engines reinforce social stereotypes in gender and race.
Posted 21 October 2016
Google seems set to follow Apple in its intentions to provide low price streaming TV.
Posted 20 October 2016
Initiative to improve impact and visibility of research outputs.
Posted 07 October 2016
Three practical in-depth workshops deliver key skills in intensive sessions at ILI.
Posted 26 September 2016
Yahoo has at last confirmed that it suffered a data breach in 2014.
Posted 23 September 2016
LinkedIn has changed its search algorithm after the Seattle Times accused it of gender bias.
Posted 09 September 2016
The winner of the Tony Kent Strix Award is Maristella Agosti, Professor in Computer Science at the University of Padua, Italy
Posted 06 September 2016
DataSearch searches for research data.
Posted 25 August 2016
Working group collecting information about book publishing processes and workflows.
Posted 26 July 2016
The deal is worth approximately five billion US dollars.
Posted 26 July 2016
Service expected to roll out internationally after US launch.
Posted 28 June 2016
A cleaner grid design is being tested.
Posted 09 June 2016
Library Budget Predictions for 2016 is based on interviews with senior librarians in almost 700 institutions around the world.
Posted 01 June 2016