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The JAMA Network - Maintenance Notification, Friday, 21 October 2016

We wish to advise that the JAMA Network will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Friday, 21 October 2016 between:

11:00:00 AM and 12:00 noon

A brief interruption of service, while unlikely, is possible during this maintenance window. 8 more words

Library News

What's Mine is Yours: A Love Letter to Interlibrary Loan

When I started working in interlibrary loan two years ago, my experience with the system was limited to getting one book on vintage hairstyles through my public library and frantically requesting articles for impending papers during my undergraduate degree. 773 more words

Advocacy & Activism

HAL 9000 Goes to the Library

Am I the only one rather creeped out by some of the technology Rachit Gupta wrote about in his “Human-Computer Interaction: An Overview”? I’m not sure I want computers to be “ubiquitous” in my life, though I don’t know that there’s anything I can do about it at this point I do know, emphatically, that I don’t want my computer to engage in facial expression analysis or auditory emotion analysis . 756 more words

Information Systems

Library Systems Down June 1, 2016

On June 1, 2016 the library catalog and remote access to databases will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Services affected include Ignacio, the Library Catalog; Library Databases; My Library Record; Interlibrary Loan; Reserves, and Link +. 117 more words

Gleeson Library

#LibrarySystems Report 2016 by Marshall Breeding

The technology infrastructure libraries implement can affect their ability to manage internal operations efficiently and deliver high-quality services, in person and online. Weak or obsolete technology products impede success. 213 more words

Library Automation

algorithms and libraries: a case for paying attention

That technology influences information and behavior through built-in and often invisible assumptions is neither a new phenomenon nor new to dialogue among librarians. (Although we could always stand to talk about it more than we already do.) In this post, I highlight some recent contributions on algorithms and libraries in hopes of keeping it in the forefront. 1,518 more words


Library Management System

          Hey everyone! So I’m back at school, and back to doing blogs to help you learn about libraries, all that good stuff. A Library Management System, or Library System is simply a software management system that can help keep libraries in shape, just basic library housekeeping stuff. 312 more words