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Web Magazine for Information Professionals
In Issue 71 you will find the following feature articles: The Performance-based Funding Model: Creating New Research Databases in Sweden and Norway - Leif Eriksson describes how the introduction of Performance-based Research Funding Systems (PRFS) has created new forms of research databases in Sweden and Norway.eMargin: A Collaborative Textual Annotation Tool - Andrew Kehoe and Matt Gee describe their Jisc-funded eMargin collaborative textual annotation tool, showing how it has widened its focus through integration with Virtual Learning Environments. The Wellcome Library, Digital - Christy Henshaw and Robert Kiley describe how the Wellcome Library has transformed its information systems to support mass digitisation of historic collections. Developing a Prototype Library WebApp for Mobile Devices - Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the development of a prototype WebApp to improve access to Library systems at Loughborough University for mobile devices.

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Top book-recommendation platforms: what are your favourites? As Penguin Random House launches a social network for book recommendations – seen by some as welcome support for independent booksellers – we take a look at reading recommendations on the web. What are the best platforms for social reading? Which, if any, are you using and what are your tips for sharing your reads online? 1. 45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators 45 Design Thinking Resources For Educators Imagine a world where digital learning platforms help adult learners succeed through college completion; where a network of schools offers international-quality education, affordable tuition, and serves hundreds of thousands of children in economically disadvantaged countries; where we engage parents in understanding national trends and topics in education; where a comprehensive learning environment seamlessly connects the classroom with the opportunities of the digital world for young students; and where system-level solutions help more students gain access to college. Educators across the world have been using design thinking to create such a world.

OCLC: Above the Fold Above the Fold is an electronic publication that seeks to bring attention to items of interest from beyond our normal reading sphere. This serial publication serves a broad international readership of information professionals and consists of a compendium of articles that relate to the work of the OCLC Research Library Partnership and the information context in which we're all operating—but readers might not see in the course of their regular awareness routines. Each citation includes a short annotation explaining why we think the article is of interest. And each note is attributed to the staff member whose thoughts on the issue and its relevance can be tapped. Journal of Documentation For the latest news, publication alerts and debates, join our online community: The Journal of Documentation (JDoc) is one of the longest established academic journals in library and information science, providing a unique focus on theories, concepts, models, frameworks and philosophies. This peer-reviewed journal is included in both ISI and SCOPUS. Our articles have long-lasting value, with the longest citation half-life in ISI’s LIS category. This journal provides a link between research, scholarship and reflective professional practice.

The most eagerly awaited fiction of 2015 This year was, by virtually all accounts, a big one for fiction: new novels by Sarah Waters, Ian McEwan, Martin Amis, Colm Tóibín, Howard Jacobson and Ali Smith, with the final two appearing on the Man Booker shortlist; at the end, the prize was won by Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan in the year that finally allowed American writers into the competition. There were short-story collections by Hilary Mantel and Rose Tremain, and enormously successful novels in the shape of Jessie Burton’s bestselling debut The Miniaturist and Neel Mukherjee’s second novel The Lives of Others that also found favour with the Booker judges. So what does 2015 have in store? January kicks proceedings off with some pretty compelling narratives. March brings with it that Kazuo Ishiguro novel, the first since Never Let Me Go (Nocturnes, five pieces of short fiction with a musical theme, appeared in between).

Use our methods DP0 (Design Project Zero) is a 90-minute (including debrief) fast-paced project though a full design cycle. Students pair up to interview each other, create a point-of-view, ideate, and make a new solution that is “useful and meaningful” to their partner. Two versions of DP0 are “The Wallet Project” and “The Gift-Giving Project”. They have the similar format, only the topic is different.

Berkman Interactive The Berkman Center's Interactive collection features conversations with and talks by leading cyber-scholars, entrepreneurs, activists, and policymakers as they explore topics such as: the factors that influence knowledge creation and dissemination in the digital age; the character of power as the worlds of governance, business, citizenship, and the media meet the Internet; and the opportunities, role, and limitations of new technologies in learning. All Berkman events, including conferences, luncheon series talks, and most meetings, are webcast then archived here, along with unique productions like the Citizen Media Law Project podcast and episodes of A selection of the archive is also available on Berkman's YouTube channel.

Journal of Digital Information The Journal of Digital Information is not accepting new submissions at this time. Publishing papers on the management, presentation and uses of information in digital environments, JoDI is a peer-reviewed Web journal supported by the University of Texas Libraries. First publishing papers in 1997, the Journal of Digital Information is an electronic-only, peer-reviewed journal covering the broad topics related to digital libraries, hypertext and hypermedia systems and digital repositories, and the issues of digital information. 50 outils de recherche pour l'information scientifique Cette liste est issue de notre veille sur Diigo : Liste Diigo "Moteurs scientifiques (link is external)" Liste d'outils de recherche Moteurs multidisciplinaires En Sciences de l'ingénieur, Informatique, Mathématiques