November 25, 2015

Retraction Watch and Center for Open Science Announce Partnership to Build Database of Article Retractions

From a Joint Announcement: The Center for Open Science (COS) and The Center For Scientific Integrity (CSI), the parent organization of Retraction Watch, announce a technology partnership to collaborate on creating a database of retractions on the Open Science Framework. The partnership supports each group’s mission to increase transparency and integrity in science and scientific […]

Higher Education: New Data: Approximately 17.7 Million Undergraduate and 2.9 Million Graduate Students in United States

New data report released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Report Title: Enrollment and Employees in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2014; and Financial Statistics and Academic Libraries, Fiscal Year 2014: First Look (Provisional Data) Summary and Key Findings: The percent of revenues received from tuition and fees varies greatly depending on the type of […]

New Analysis/Report From WMO: 2015 Likely to be Warmest on Record, 2011-2015 Warmest Five Year Period

Here’s a new analysis from the World Meteorological Organization. From News Release/Summary The global average surface temperature in 2015 is likely to be the warmest on record and to reach the symbolic and significant milestone of 1° Celsius above the pre-industrial era. This is due to a combination of a strong El Niño and human-induced […]

New Research Article: “Financial Literacy Education in the United States: Exploring Popular Personal Finance Literature”

Note from infoDOCKET Founder/Editor, Gary Price: Thanks once again to SAGE for opening their paywall to infoDOCKET so we can share the full text article linked below at no charge. The article will be available for the next month. Just click and go. Registration is not required. Title Financial literacy education in the United States: […]

Video: New York Public Library’s Rose Main Reading Room Will Reopen Ahead of Schedule by Late Fall 2016

From NYPL: The New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Catalog Room will reopen by late fall 2016 – several months ahead of the prior schedule. The rooms – located on the third floor of the Library’s iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street – were […]

Free Images: National Library of New Zealand Adds More Than 3500 Hi-Resolution Images to Flickr Commons

From a National Library of New Zealand Blog Post by Content Designer, Reuben Schrader: Everything we’ve uploaded to [the National Library of NZ On The Commons] account is yours to use in whatever way you want. These are images that have no copyright, donor restrictions, or anything else that might get in the way. They’ve […]

News Roundup

1. New: Access hoopla Content With Google Chromecast 2. ProQuest: Advancing the Exchange and Citation of Data (PQ and ISSN Centre Project Leaves Pilot Phase) 3. WorldCat Discovery: OCLC Adds New Availability Information Displays on Brief Results MORE TO COME

New Full Text Article: “Preserving Digital Heritage: At the Crossroads of Trust and Linked Open Data”

The following article is published in the latest issue of IFLA Journal published by the International Federation of Library Associations.  The full text article is available for free and is linked below. Title Preserving Digital Heritage: At the Crossroads of Trust and Linked Open Data Authors Iryna Solodovnik FAO, OPCC, Rome, Italy Paolo Budroni University […]

Research Tools: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Launches First “Global Dossier” Service

From the USPTO: The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in furtherance of the Global Dossier Initiative  [recently] launched the first service for Global Dossier – Dossier Access. Through Dossier Access, the public will be able to obtain data that is timely, reliable, understandable, standardized, and of high quality. Currently, […]

A Look at the Open-Source Powered NY Philharmonic Digital Archives

From CIO Insight: Mitch Brodsky, digital project manager at the New York Philharmonic, has helped create a comprehensive, high-resolution digital archive that makes the online experience as satisfying as researching at the reading room table.The Philharmonic’s archives, officially called the Leon Levy Digital Archives, relies on open-source technology to tie the archives together. Brodsky shares […]