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Virtual Voice Assistants: LTR: Win Shih and Erin RiveroVol 56, No 4 (2020) DOI: Open Access Subscription Access Library Technology Reports vol. 56, no. 4 (May/June 2020), "Virtual Voice Assistants," by Win Shih and Erin Rivero With the rapid advancement of voice technology, smart speaker devices have penetrated many US households and businesses.

Virtual Voice Assistants: LTR: Win Shih and Erin RiveroVol 56, No 4 (2020)

Voice assistants, such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Assistant, are embedded in a slew of consumer products and IoTs. This issue of Library Technology Reports (vol. 56, no. 4), “Virtual Voice Assistants,” first provides an overview of the technology behind smart speakers and voice assistants, also known as digital or virtual assistants. Full Issue. The Future of Search & Discovery. AI-Powered Research Tool. Council Post: The Future Of Search: Evolving Algorithms And Voice Search. Like most digital marketers, I stay current with all Google’s major algorithm changes.

Council Post: The Future Of Search: Evolving Algorithms And Voice Search

I also do a lot of experimenting with various other digital marketing strategies. I’m often pleasantly surprised by the results. Other days, I’m wracking my brain trying to figure out what caused a website to drop many rankings overnight. If your website is at the top of the search engine results one day and somewhere near the bottom the next day, it may be that Google made one its many algorithm changes that it makes without warning. Google’s intent in creating these algorithm changes isn’t to keep digital marketers and webmasters second-guessing themselves. The point is, Google algorithms are in a constant state of evolution. How AI Works If you’ve ever touched a hot stove, you’d hesitate to touch one again. Digital marketers need to think of Google Search as being omniscient -- or all-knowing. Future themes and forecasts for research libraries and emerging technologies. *Improving access and delivery of academic content - a survey of current & emerging trends.

Recently the CWTS Leiden Rankings for 2020 was released and like many institution rankings , it used common research indicators such as PP(top 1%).

*Improving access and delivery of academic content - a survey of current & emerging trends

The number and the proportion of a university’s publications that, compared with other publications in the same field and in the same year, belong to the top 1% most frequently cited. More importantly it included less commonly seen indicators like Open Access Indicators and Gender Indicators. While allowing users to gain access to paywalled academic content aka delivery services is often seen to be less sexy than discovery it is still an important part of the researcher workflow that is worth looking at.

How Is AR Influencing Search? Search 8.0 Greg Notess. The future of search begins with a 'V' The Future of Search: Beyond Google? - The Click Hub. As search marketers, we have a habit of being too focused on search engines in their traditional form.

The Future of Search: Beyond Google? - The Click Hub

We use acronyms such as SEO (search engine optimisation) and SEM (search engine marketing) to define our approach to the digital experience. But, with increasing evidence to suggest that the future of search will contain many different elements, how much longer will the traditional Google search engine be our first port of call? And how much longer will the ‘search engine’ really be necessary in the format it exists today? Will we drop the ‘E’ from SEO and just have ‘SO’? People are already using the umbrella term ‘search marketing’ to discuss both paid and organic search marketing so perhaps it will all soon fall under one category.

With rapid advancements in voice search technology, image recognition technology and artificial intelligence, it could well be time to rethink how we see Google. A104a. Search and the Future: Will You Be Replaced by a Robot? *Marydee Ojala (Computers in Librarians 2018) 2018 top trends in academic libraries: A review of the trends and issues affecting academic libraries in higher education. ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee A review of the trends and issues affecting academic libraries in higher education Members of the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee: Chris Palazzolo (chair) is head of collection development and social sciences librarian at Emory University, email: cpalazz@emory.edu; M. Every other year, the ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee produces a document on top trends in higher education as they relate to academic librarianship. Topics in this edition of ACRL Top Trends will be familiar to some readers who will hopefully learn of new materials to expand their knowledge.

LITA Top Tech Trends. Center for the Future of Libraries: Trends. The Center for the Future of Libraries works to identify trends relevant to libraries and librarianship.

Center for the Future of Libraries: Trends

This collection is available to help libraries and librarians understand how trends are developing and why they matter. Each trend is updated as new reports and articles are made available. New trends will be added as they are developed. Trends will be organized into seven categories: Society, Technology, Education, the Environment, Politics (and Government), Economics, and Demographics (STEEPED). Alexa are you listening preprint. Key Issues in Teaching and Learning 2017. Sunsetted: Key Issues in Teaching and Learning For more information regarding the key trends, emerging technologies and practices, and future implications in educational technology, refer to the EDUCAUSE Horizon Report.

Key Issues in Teaching and Learning 2017

If you have any questions regarding the annual Key Issues in Teaching and Learning survey, please contact Kathe Pelletier, Director, Teaching and Learning Program, EDUCAUSE. Each year, ELI surveys the higher education community to determine key issues and opportunities in postsecondary teaching and learning. These key issues serve as the framework, or focal points, for our discussions and programming throughout the coming year. More than 1,400 community members voted, and the following were identified as the 2019 Key Issues. Download the infographic below and share with colleagues, or explore each of the issues more deeply with these resources.

Issues, Technologies, and Trends Resources Take a Deeper Dive into the Key Issues 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. A suspect tried to blend in with 60,000 concertgoers. China's facial-recognition cameras caught him. Academic Libraries on Social Media: Finding the Students and the Information They Want. Tara Calashain (CILDC) Measure the Future – Libraries & Open Hardware. Tools, Publications & Resources. Amazon Alexa Becomes Accessible to the Deaf Community. 4 Tips That Will Prepare You for the Future of Search & SEO. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

4 Tips That Will Prepare You for the Future of Search & SEO

We are experiencing a period of unprecedented flux in the search industry. But dig deeper, and there are some elements that hold stubbornly true. Historically, search has been about Google and it has been about text. There has been a shift in this relationship, as voice-based digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa take hold, and search results become much more varied. The way we approach search has also changed. This provides a lot of food for thought for modern marketers. 3 predictions about the future of SEO. *Tim Berners-Lee: A Magna Carta for the web. What is The Future of Search. Will Future Historians Consider These Days The Digital Dark Ages? *10 big changes with search engines over my 20 years of covering them.

What does a future without screens look like? - Crew.co. Mobile Apps News - Nicole Hennig. Rob Kerry on the future of search: 2016 and beyond. At the inaugural Ayima Insights digital marketing conference, Ayima co-founder Rob Kerry gave us his insights into how the field of search is currently developing, and what the future may hold in 2016 and beyond.

Rob Kerry on the future of search: 2016 and beyond

Things were simpler back in the early days of online search. Or so I’m told – I wasn’t actually there, but Rob Kerry painted a vivid picture during his presentation at Ayima Insights Conference last Thursday. SMX West 2016 Keynote: The Future of Search with Beshad Behzadi.