Tecnodoc welcoms Lynn Sinipigni Connaway (OCLC research)

Tecnodoc welcoms Lynn Sinipigni Connaway (MLS (University of Arizona), Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)), Senior Research Scientist at the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), based in Dublin, Ohio, USA as a Chair of Excellence Universidad Carlos III de Madrid - Banco Santander 2013.

Lynn Connaway

The research project entitled ‘Visitors and Residents: What motivates engagement with the digital information environment?’ will be conducted at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, lead by Dr. Lynn and Dr. Eva Mª Méndez Rodríguez, researcher of Tecnodoc team and Associate Vice-rector for Infrastructures and Environment at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


Open government open source: the example of GitHub

The open source world has learned to cope with a flood of new ideas, often divergent, who use hosting services like GitHub. So, why can not the government do? In this exciting talk, Clay Shirky shows how democracies can learn a lesson from the Internet to not only transparent, but also to leverage the knowledge of all its citizens.


Project on the use of linked data (and radio) in Africa

The Free University of Amsterdam (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) involved in a project in the area of ​​use of Web development, which is to use the local community radio and mobile technology to allow the exchange of information through the Web addition using linked data and crowdsourcing. It is very new, because given the fact that technology use has increased in many African countries is the radio and phones but no Internet, sought a creative way how to integrate them. This idea have called "downscaling the Semantic Web".


SERU: A Shared Electronic Resource Understanding for public comment (NISO RP-7-201X)

The SERU provides a guide of good practices NISO to facilitate the work of publishers and libraries on license agreements for electronic resources. On the use of materials on privacy and confidentiality about service performance, etc.


Top 10 of 2012 trends in academic libraries

The ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee published in Vol. 73, n.6 Magazine College & Research Libraries in June 2012 understood what they were 10 major trends in academic libraries 2012. This is an exercise that every two years to update the ACRL knowledge, practices, schedules and forecasts are taken into these libraries. The summarized here as it inspires students have to work to grade final project.


The information professionals in 2050

In the blok of bid you can find a review of "The information professionals in 2050," some organized by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill conference, which resulted in a book and they released Gary Marchionini and Barbara Moran. With best wishes to our dear Jane Greenberg :-)


Learning listening

Lately, every two weeks the group that we can get together to tell us what we do, what we discover. This week Gem Well we was telling his visit and his classes at the Master's Programme at Berlin School of Library and Information Science. We talked about various projects, Digital Humanities where are Stefan Gradmann, especially the Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana and I was particularly interesting manuscripts and Pundit tool Semantic annotation used to think is what you can see on Wittgenstein files of the University of Bergen. What envy!