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Guest Forum - JJ Pionke discusses reaching out to veterans to hear their stories and how to do so effectively and with compassion. Read the article in full text.

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Tech Talk - Tech Talk columnist Cas Lasowski discusses the new EU copyright reform proposals. Read her newest article.

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Featured Book - Lansky, Aaron. Outwitting History: The Amazing Adventures of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish Books. Chapel Hill, NC, Algonquin Books, 2004. 328pp.

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 JOURNALS in alphabetical order


ACM Queue v.16 #3,   May/June 2018           
Alki: The Washington Library Association Journal v.33 #3,   November 2017    FT       PDF
Alki: The Washington Library Association Journal v.34 #1,   March 2018    FT       PDF
ALL-SIS Newsletter v.37 #4,   Summer 2018    FT       PDF
American Archivist v.81 #1,   Spring/Summer 2018        s/FT   
American Libraries ,   June 2018    FT    s/FT   
American Libraries Direct ,   June 12, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 8, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   July 3, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 26, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 29, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 5, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 1, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 19, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   July 6, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   July 10, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 22, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   June 15, 2018    FT       
American Libraries Direct ,   May 29, 2018    FT       
Awareness Watch Newsletter v.16 #7,   July 2018    FT       PDF
Booklist ,   latest issue, 2018        s/FT   
The Bottom Line v.31 #2,   2018           
Business Information Review v.35 #2,   June 2018           
Censorship News #128,   Spring 2018    FT       
Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal #45,   June 1, 2018    FT       
Choice ,   latest issue, 2018           
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.18 #4,   July 2018    FT       PDF
Cites & Insights: Crawford at Large v.18 #3,   June 2018    FT       PDF
CLIR Issues #123,   May/June 2018    FT       
Collaborative Librarianship v.10 #1,   2018    FT       
Collection and Curation v.37 #3,   2018           
College & Research Libraries v.79 #5,   July 2018    FT       
College & Research Libraries News v.79 #7,   July/August 2018    FT       
College & Research Libraries News v.79 #6,   June 2018    FT       
Communications of the ACM v.61 #7,   July 2018    FT       
Computers in Libraries v.38 #5,   June 2018        s/FT   
Computers in Libraries v.38 #6,   July/August 2018        s/FT   
The Courier v.55 #2,   April 2018    FT       
Current Cites v.29 #5,   May 2018    FT       
Current Cites v.29 #6,   June 2018    FT       
DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology v.38 #4,   2018           
EContent Magazine ,   Summer 2018        s/FT   
EDUCAUSE Review v.53 #4,   July/August 2018    FT       
The Electronic Library v.36 #3,   2018           
Ethics and Information Technology v.20 #2,   June 2018           
European Journal of Law and Technology v.9 #1,   2018    FT       
Evidence Based Library and Information Practice v.13 #2,   2018    FT       
Expert Systems v.35 #3,   June 2018           
First Monday v.23 #7,   July 2, 2018    FT       
First Monday v.23 #6,   June 4, 2018    FT       
Government Information Quarterly v.35 #2,   April 2018           
Health Information & Libraries Journal v.35 #2,   June 2018           
Health Libraries Group Newsletter v.34 #4,   December 2017    FT       PDF
Health Libraries Group Newsletter v.35 #1,   March 2018    FT       PDF
Health Libraries Group Newsletter v.35 #2,   June 2018    FT       PDF
HLA News ,   Winter 2018    FT       PDF
The Horn Book Magazine ,   July/August 2018        s/FT   
IFLA Journal v.44 #2,   June 2018        s/FT   
ILA Reporter v.36 #3,   June 2018    FT       PDF
In the Library with the Lead Pipe ,   June 2018    FT       
In the Library with the Lead Pipe ,   July 2018    FT       
INALJ ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Indiana Libraries v.35 #1,   2016    FT       
INFOdocket ,   June 2018    FT       
INFOdocket ,   July 2018    FT       
Information and Software Technology v.102,   October 2018           
Information and Software Technology v.101,   September 2018           
Information Processing & Management v.54 #6,   November 2018           
Information Processing & Management v.54 #5,   September 2018           
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal v.23 #2,   June 2018    FT       
Information Sciences v.463-464,   October 2018           
Information Sciences v.465,   October 2018           
Information Sciences v.462,   September 2018           
The Information Society v.34 #4,   2018           
Information Systems v.77,   September 2018           
Information Technology and Libraries v.37 #2,   2018    FT       
Information Today v.35 #5,   June 2018        s/FT   
Information Today v.35 #6,   July/August 2018        s/FT   
Informing Science v.21,   2018    FT       PDF
Insights: The UKSG Journal ,   latest issue, 2018           
The International Information & Library Review v.50 #2,   2018           
International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining v.14 #3,   2018           
International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence v.9 #1,   2018           
International Journal of Knowledge Content Development & Technology v.8 #2,   2018    FT       
International Journal of Library and Information Science ,   June 2018    FT       
International Journal of Library and Information Science ,   July 2018    FT       
International Journal of Library and Information Science ,   May 2018    FT       
International Leads v.32 #1,   March 2018    FT       PDF
Internet Research v.28 #3,   2018           
Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship #89,   Spring 2018    FT       
Jinfo #497,   June 21, 2018           
Jinfo #496,   June 7, 2018           
The Journal of Academic Librarianship v.44 #4,   July 2018           
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy v.62 #1,   July/August 2018    FT       
Journal of Agricultural & Food Information v.19 #2,   2018           
Journal of Cases on Information Technology v.20 #3,   2018           
Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship v.2 #2,   2018    FT       
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship v.30 #2,   2018           
Journal of Information Literacy v.12 #1,   2018    FT       
Journal of Information Technology v.33 #2,   June 2018           
Journal of Informetrics v.12 #3,   August 2018           
Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy v.3 #1,   Spring 2018           
Journal of Knowledge Management v.22 #5,   2018           
Journal of Knowledge Management v.22 #6,   2018           
Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Journal of Library Administration v.58 #5,   2018           
Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults ,   December 2017    FT       
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association v.25 #7,   July 2018           
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology v.69 #7,   July 2018           
Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association v.67 #2,   2018           
Journal of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries v.14 #2,   June 2018    FT       PDF
Journal of the Medical Library Association v.106 #3,   July 2018    FT       
Knowledge and Information Systems v.56 #1,   July 2018           
Knowledge and Information Systems v.56 #3,   September 2018           
Knowledge and Information Systems v.56 #2,   August 2018           
Law Library Lights v.61 #4,   Summer 2018    FT       PDF
Law Library Lights v.61 #3,   Spring 2018    FT       PDF
Learned Publishing v.31 #3,   July 2018        s/FT   
Legal Information Management v.18 #2,   June 2018           
LIBER Quarterly ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Library & Information Science Research v.40 #2,   April 2018           
Library Hi Tech v.36 #3,   2018           
Library Life ,   June 2018    FT       
Library Management v.39 #6/7,   2018           
Library Management v.39 #5,   2018           
Library of Congress Magazine ,   July/August 2018    FT       PDF
Library Philosophy and Practice ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
The Library Quarterly v.88 #3,   July 2018           
Library Resources & Technical Services v.62 #3,   July 2018           
Library Technology Guides ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.15 #6,   June 2018           
Library Worklife: HR E-News for Today's Leaders v.15 #7,   July 2018           
Libri v.68 #2,   June 2018           
LLRX.com ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science ,   latest issue, 2018           
Marketing Library Services v.32 #4,   July/August 2018        s/FT   
MIT Sloan Management Review ,   Summer 2018           
New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia v.24 #1,   2018           
Next ,   July 2018    FT       
Next ,   June 2018    FT       
NISO Newsline ,   June 2018    FT       
Notes from the Horn Book ,   July 2018    FT       
Notes from the Horn Book ,   June 2018    FT       
Notes - Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association v.74 #4,   June 2018           
The NYLA eBulletin v.66 #2,   April 2018    FT       PDF
Oklahoma Librarian v.68 #2,   May 2018    FT       
Online Searcher v.42 #4,   July/August 2018        s/FT   
portal: Libraries and the Academy v.18 #3,   July 2018           
Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture v.47 #1,   April 2018        s/FT   
Primary Source ,   May 2018    FT       
Primary Source ,   June 2018    FT       
Progressive Librarian #46,   Winter 2017/2018        s/FT   
Public Libraries ,   March/April 2018    FT       
Public Libraries ,   January/February 2018    FT       
Public Libraries ,   November/December 2017    FT       
Public Library News v.24 #1,   Winter 2018    FT       PDF
Public Library Quarterly v.37 #2,   2018           
Reading Research Quarterly v.53 #3,   July/August/September 2018           
The Reading Teacher v.72 #1,   July/August 2018    FT       
Reference & User Services Quarterly v.57 #4,   Summer 2018    FT       
The Reference Librarian v.59 #3,   2018           
Reference Reviews Incorporating Electronic Resources Review v.32 #5,   2018           
Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC #293,   2018    FT       
Research Library Issues: A Report from ARL, CNI, and SPARC #294,   2018    FT       
ResearchBuzz ,   July 2018    FT       
ResearchBuzz ,   June 2018    FT       
Scholarly and Research Communication v.9 #2,   2018    FT       
School Library Journal ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
Scientometrics v.115 #3,   June 2018           
Scientometrics v.116 #1,   July 2018           
The Scout Report v.24 #26,   June 29, 2018    FT       
The Scout Report v.24 #24,   June 15, 2018    FT       
The Scout Report v.24 #25,   June 22, 2018    FT       
The Scout Report v.24 #27,   July 6, 2018    FT       
The Scout Report v.24 #23,   June 8, 2018    FT       
The Scout Report v.24 #22,   June 1, 2018    FT       
Slavic & East European Information Services v.19 #1-2,   2018           
Smart Libraries Newsletter v.38 #7,   July 2018           
Smart Libraries Newsletter v.38 #6,   June 2018           
South African Journal of Information Management ,   latest issue, 2018    FT       
SRRT Newsletter #203,   June 2018    FT       
Stephen's Lighthouse ,   June 2018    FT       
Stephen's Lighthouse ,   July 2018    FT       
Strategic Management Journal v.39 #7,   July 2018           
Texas Library Journal v.94 #2,   Summer 2018    FT       PDF
Webology v.14 #2,   December 2017    FT       
Wired West v.21 #2,   May 2018    FT       

Editor's Picks

Featured Articles


The Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive, by Jeffrey A. Knapp, et al. in IFLA Journal, Vol. 44 No. 2 © 2018, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This paper chronicles the planning and design phases of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Archive at Penn State University, the adoption of the "Agile Scrum" project management framework, and the migration processes developed to transfer 450,000 pages of historical legacy newspaper content from a commercial system to an open-source system hosted in-house.
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Digital Literacy in the Workplace, by Ian Hunter in Business Information Review, Vol. 35 No. 2 © 2018, by Sage. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Considers digital literacy (DL) in the legal sector generally, including ways in which DL and information professionals can support lawyers.
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Effective Techniques for Marketing Electronic Resources, by Zhixian Yi in Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 44 No. 4 © 2018, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This study examines how Australian academic librarians perceived effective techniques used to market their electronic resources.
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Search Systems and Their Features: What College Students Use to Find and Save Information, by Jingjing Liu, et al. in Library & Information Science Research, Vol. 40 No. 2© 2018, by Elsevier. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The study identified fourteen categories of system features helpful for information search and eight categories helpful for information saving.
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Top 10 Security Risk Factors for Public and Academic Libraries, by Steve Albrecht in Computers in Libraries, Vol. 38 No. 5 © 2018, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
Discusses technological and other security issues that libraries are dealing with today.
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Remote Access Security: Proxy by Hostname to the Rescue, by Robert Bruno in Computers in Libraries, Vol. 38 No. 5 © 2018, by Information Today. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The systems librarian at the Icahn School of Medicine-Mount Sinai's Levy Library compares and contrasts two major remote access systems: the Levy Library's proxy system (Ezproxy) and Mount Sinai's VPN.
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Journal Retractions: Some Unique Features of Research Misconduct in China, by Xiaomei Liu and Xiaotian Chen in Journal of Scholarly Publishing, Vol. 49 No. 3 © 2018, by University of Toronto Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This study used data from the Retraction Watch website and from published reports on retractions and paper mills to summarize key features of research misconduct in China. Compared with publicized cases of falsified or fabricated data by authors from other countries of the world, the number of Chinese academics exposed for research misconduct has increased dramatically in recent years.
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Digital Citizenship for All: Empowering Young Learners With Disabilities to Become Digitally Literate, by Quincy Conley, et al. in International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence (IJDLDC), Vol. 9 No. 1 © 2018, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article is a review of literature that explores what it means to be digitally literate, the digital literacy experience for young adults with disabilities, and the implications for education and the workplace. It also proposes instructional solutions to aid in the preparation of young adults for college and career.
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Structure of Library and Information Science North American School Mission Statements: Stakeholders and Actions, by Monica Colon-Aguirre in Education for Information, Vol. 33 No. 4 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The study employed content analysis through constant comparative analysis to determine the structure of the mission statements, the stakeholders represented in these as well as and the needs the programs satisfy for the different stakeholders.
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The Journey from Excellence to Innovation, by Melinda Kenneway in Information Services and Use, Vol. 37 No. 3 © 2017, by IOS Press. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
How to focus on bringing an innovation to market that customers want.
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From Mobile Service Quality Evaluation to E-Word-Of-Mouth: What Makes the Users of Mobile Banking Applications Speak About the Bank?: The Moderating Role of Brand Reputation, by Amira Trabelsi Zoghlami, et al. in International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications (IJESMA), Vol. 10 No.2 © 2018, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
The purpose of the present article is to explore the electronic word-of-mouth (e-WOM) determinants in a mobile banking context such as e-service quality, e-satisfaction, e-trust and e-loyalty. It also examines the moderating role played by brand reputation in the relation between e-loyalty and e-WOM.
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Institutional Repositories and Libraries in Nigeria: Interrogating the Nexus, by Goodluck Ifijeh, et al. in Journal of Cases on Information Technology (JCIT), Vol. 20 No. 2 © 2018, by IGI-Global. Reprinted by permission from the publisher.
This article examines the nexus between libraries and IRs. It observed that though the emergence of IRs holds great advantage for academic institutions, many Nigerian institutions, especially universities, do not have functional IRs because of the inability of their libraries to run them. The article further identifies the digital divide, inadequate financing, the lack of ICT skills and awareness as well as copyright issues as challenges inhibiting the establishment and management of IRs in Nigeria.
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Other Articles of Interest


Attitudes and Roles of Librarians in the Modern Era (an Ethical and Cultural Approach) by Wiji Suwarno(in International Journal of Library and Information Science)
Reports on a study about the attitudes of librarians in the modern era.

Autism and the Academic Library: A Study of Online Communication by Amelia Anderson (in College & Research Libraries)
Explores the experiences of students with ASD in academic libraries.

Combating Counterfeiting Derived by 3D Printing: Consumer Products by Tomruk Ustunkaya (in European Journal of Law and Technology)
Looks at the legal issues involved in 3D printing.

A Comparative Analysis of the Use of GitHub by Librarians and Non-Librarians by Mark Edward Eaton (in Evidence Based Library and Information Practice)
Shows how librarians use GitHub.

An Elephant in the Room? Information Literacy in the Narrative of UK Public Libraries Diana Hackett (in Journal of Information Literacy)
Recommends greater collaboration between academic research, higher education, and the public library sector, with a view to fostering a better understanding of ILand its potential to create a wider, more educationally-focused role for public libraries and their staff.

Getting Paid: How Do Authors Make Money from Library Books? by Troy Lambert (in Public Libraries Online)
Libraries offer authors two things. They can buy their books, which nets the author some royalties. They can also offer exposure, allowing the author to gain a new audience who might buy their books the next time rather than just borrowing them.

Our Vocation is Information by Marcus Banks (in American Libraries, p. 40)
Explores the ways librarianship and journalism can work together.

Process Mapping as an Academic Library Tool: Five Steps to Improve Your Workflow by Natalie Ornat and Renee Moorefield (in College & Research Libraries News)
Describes how the act of process mapping can be beneficial to an organization in other ways.

Ready, Set, Make! Exploring Library Resources in a Residential Hall Makerspace by Kate Shivley, et al. (in College & Research Libraries News)
Describes Ball State University, Bracken Library's experience with makerspaces.

What We Can Learn From Wikipedia: Why We Should Jump On Board by Lori Bowen Ayre (in Collaborative Librarianship)
Explains what librarians can learn from Wikipedia and why we should participate in its creation.