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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

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Next Week - The Library 2.0 "Emerging Technology" Mini-Conference - All Keynotes and Sessions Posted!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. She is the author of the book Emerging Library Technologies: It's Not Just for Geeks (Elsevier, 2018).

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But I’m putting that project on pause while I write my book. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. RELX is the former weapons dealer known as Reed Elsevier. ” Another remembrance via NPR : “‘Harold Believed In Me’: Remembering A College Access Advocate And NYC Schools Leader.” Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles.

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The for-profit Charlotte School of Law says it might get its access to federal financial aid restored. Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. Elsevier has acquired bepress. As The Scholarly Kitchen’s Roger Schonfeld writes, “Elsevier is now a major if not the foremost single player in the institutional repository landscape. ” (An excerpt from Daniel Willingham’s new book.). (National) Education Politics.

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Via Nature : “One of the world’s largest science publishers, Elsevier , won a default legal judgement on 21 June against websites that provide illicit access to tens of millions of research papers and books. A New York district court awarded Elsevier US$15 million in damages for copyright infringement by Sci-Hub , the Library of Genesis (LibGen) project and related sites.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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The lawsuit contends that the publisher is “ predatory ” because it charges scholars to have their work published in open-access journals. The suit argues that the department is trying to put the colleges out of business by failing to classify them as nonprofit educational institutions, curbing their access to federal student aid dollars.” Via the EFF : “Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review.” Education Politics.

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Meanwhile on Campus… Via the Dallas News : “Self-published ‘ Pepe the Frog ’ kids’ book is conservative but not alt-right, Denton ISD admin says.” Jen Howard on “What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books ?” ” The Chronicle of Higher Education on Elsevier “becoming a data company.” Robots and Other Ed-Tech SF. (National) Education Politics.

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Via The San Jose Mercury News : “In a direct challenge to California ’s landmark law guaranteeing public access to beaches, Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla on Thursday filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that he should not be required to allow public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County.” blog : “ Elsevier Collaborates with Hypothesis to Integrate Open Annotation.”

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Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Elsevier on “The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing ?” Via Inside Higher Ed : “Roughly three million Americans live more than 25 miles from a broad-access public college and do not have the sort of high-speed internet connection necessary for online college programs, according to a new report from the Urban Institute’s education policy program.”