AI Is Transforming Google Search. The Rest of the Web Is Next

Library News - February 4, 2016 - 2:48pm
As Google's head of artificial intelligence takes charge of search, deep learning is changing the way we search the internet, when using Google.
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February Book Display

Library News - February 3, 2016 - 9:21am
February 2016, Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the National Wildlife Federation. Check out our Blog!
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Digital Freedom Depends on the Right to Tinker

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 7:39pm
One of the most crucial issues in the fight for digital freedom is the question of who will control the hardware that you have in your home, in your pocket, or in your own body.
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Between Openness and Privacy in Genomics

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 5:27pm
A discussion of how we could balance making the most of genomic data and its benefits with reducing its risks to privacy.
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The Argument Against Copyright in Legal Codes

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 5:23pm
Model codes incorporated into law are not, and should not be, copyrightable.
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“One D*mn Slide After Another”: PowerPoint at Every Occasion for Speech : Computational Culture

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 4:58pm
"PowerPoint provides a common infrastructure, a template for the organization of speech, and for the logic of argumentation. As such, it shapes and produces the world. "
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The spreading of misinformation online

Library News - January 20, 2016 - 3:55pm
The Web allows for the rapid dissemination of unsubstantiated rumors and conspiracy theories that often elicit rapid, large, but naive social responses.
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Library Catalog Maintenance

Library News - January 13, 2016 - 5:24pm
The library online catalog will be undergoing maintenance from Wednesday January 13, to Friday January 15th. During that time the catalog and some features of the library website may have erratic behavior.   Cover art, availability information, Holds, and My Account features will all be affected.  Searching for materials should still work as normal. Please … Continue reading Library Catalog Maintenance →
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January 2016 Book Display

Library News - January 6, 2016 - 3:27pm
Football is in the air and on the screen. Read the full post for January's display by visiting our blog
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December Book Display

Library News - December 3, 2015 - 11:37am
December Book Display. In recognition of the two American education pioneers who were visionary leaders in the deaf community and were born in December, read our full post by visiting our blog.
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YouTube Backs Its Users With New Fair Use Protection Program 

Library News - November 19, 2015 - 3:16pm
YouTube announced a new program to help users fight back against outrageous copyright threats.
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November’s Book Display

Library News - November 6, 2015 - 4:28pm
Bolshevik (Russian) Revolution began in 1917. Come read the full post by visiting our library blog.
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No More Pencils, No More Books.

Library News - October 28, 2015 - 2:29pm
Artificially intelligent software is replacing the textbook—and reshaping American education.
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Open Access Is a Human Rights Issue (Open Access Week, One Week Late)

Library News - October 26, 2015 - 7:42pm
It’s sometimes easy to forget what’s really at stake in regards to matters of open access.
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How Trade Agreements Harm Open Access and Open Source (Open Access Week, One Week Late)

Library News - October 26, 2015 - 7:39pm
We should hardly be surprised that trade agreements are bad news for open access and open source. But neither should we accept it.
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FASTR Ensures that Publicly Funded Research Belongs to the Public (OPEN ACCESS WEEK, ONE WEEK LATE)

Library News - October 26, 2015 - 7:37pm
When taxpayers pay for research, everyone should have access to it.
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When You Work in the Open, Everyone Can Be a Collaborator (Open Access Week, One Week Late)

Library News - October 26, 2015 - 7:35pm
Open access opens the door to a type of collaboration that wouldn’t exist otherwise.
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Wikipedia’s Hostility to Women

Library News - October 26, 2015 - 7:23pm
Some female editors at Wikipedia have experienced harassment at the hand of their male colleagues.
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