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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
 
Vol. 5, No. 149
 
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Are you ready to learn something new . . . something new about learning itself that is? Educating our clients and customers is a very large part of what we do as librarians and information professionals. Just was we work hard to stay on top of the latest innovations in research technology, so to do we need to keep our fingers on the pulse of the latest developments in education. Today's Digest is dedicated to doing just that. Teachers, educate thyselves! Enjoy.

No Data Dilettantes

Is there no frontier that big data cannot infiltrate? We often hear about the importance of big data to research and analysis, but what about education? Writing for EContent, Blake Beus makes a case for the power of big data to inform the way we inform. He writes, "Collecting and analyzing big data in the context of eLearning can yield a wealth of information that can help make learning more personal, more relevant, and more effective." Learn a few new teaching tricks of your own with: Personalize Learning Through Big Data.

Picture It

One just needs to open a browser these days to realize just how important images and videos have become to the way we communicate, entertain ourselves, do business, and even learn. What makes these forms of media so compelling and how can we harness their power when it comes to instructing and interacting with others. Slaw's Heather Gray-Grant gives us some excellent insights and suggestions in: The Move to Visuals (And Why You Should Care). A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it's heather's words that will help you make the most of those pictures. Check it out.

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Practicing what I am preaching when it comes to teaching,

John J. DiGilio, MLIS, JD, Editor of Librarian News Digest
Senior Director of Research & Intelligence, LibSource - an LAC Group Company
Founder & Co-editor, TILT blog
Phone: 323.459.4999
LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/johndigilio/
Blog: Pinhawkblog.com
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  1. Personalize Learning Through Big Data, Econtent Magazine Blog, July 26, 2016
  2. The Move to Visuals (And Why You Should Care), Slaw.ca, July 26, 2016

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  1. Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research Sustained, Slaw.ca, July 26, 2016

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OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES / TOPICS

Compliance

  1. Second Circuit: Warrant may not Compel Production of Emails from Ireland, Electronic Discovery Law - K & L Gates, July 26, 2016
Knowledge Management

  1. SearchBlox Search and Analytics Platform Now Available as a Cloud Service, KM World Research Center: Legal, July 26, 2016
  2. Contently Debuts New Content Measurement Tool, KM World Research Center: Legal, July 26, 2016
Social Media / Networking

  1. LinkedIn Acquires PointDrive, Social Times, July 26, 2016
Technology

  1. Matter Center, Microsoft’s Practice Management Platform, Now Available in the Cloud, Robert Ambrogi's LawSites, July 26, 2016
  2. 20 Most Innovative Tech Brands: Facebook, YouTube Rise, LinkedIn Falls (Report), Social Times, July 26, 2016

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Association News

  1. CRIV/Bloomberg BNA June 2016 Phone Call, Criv Blog, July 26, 2016
Press Releases

  1. Product review of OneSource platform (technology - search & user interface; outputs & alerts; administration), jinfo (formerly Free Pint), July 26, 2016
  2. Staying on top of your current awareness service, jinfo (formerly Free Pint), July 26, 2016
Upcoming Events

  1. Bloomberg BNA and Baker & McKenzie to host International Tax Conferences in Toronto August 29-31, Bloomberg BNA, July 26, 2016

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