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VOLUME 33 • NUMBER 5 • June 2016
Information Today
The Newspaper for Users and Producers of Electronic Information Services

How Massachusetts Libraries are Disrupting the Ebook SystemClick for FREE full-text article.
Massachusetts librarians set their sights on improving access to digital materials for patrons.
by Jenny Arch

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Denver Hosts a Rich, Varied Program at PLA 2016
Text and photos by Kathy Dempsey

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VALA’s 18th Biennial Conference was All A-Twitter
by Ray Lewis
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Editor’s Note
A Fixture of Summer
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by Donovan Griffin
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Internet Waves
That Place We Work and That Thing We Do
by Shirley Duglin Kennedy
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Legal Issues
Liberty or Safety: Should the Law Fall Mute?
by George H. Pike
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From Curation to Discovery to Revenue
by Barbara Quint
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Insider’s Perspective
Chief Data Officers: The New Oil Barons

by John Thielens
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NewsBytes Page 3


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International Report
Flimsy Case Against Moscow Librarian ContinuesClick for FREE full-text article.
by John Charlton
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Razor's Edge
Decentralizing Big Data
by Brendan Howley

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Database Review
Mass Shooting Databases
by Mick O’Leary

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Product News Page 22
ProQuest: Regionalizing Research
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CHORUS: New Resource Showcases Public Access Plans
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Information Today, Inc. Conferences Page 10

Report From the Field
Copyright in the Twilight Zone
Text and photos by Marydee Ojala

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Global Outlook Page 11

In Other Words
Designing Data
by Lauree Padgett

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Book Review
Library Rights and Human Rights
Libraries, Human Rights, and Social Justice: Enabling Access and Promoting Inclusion
by Paul T. Jaeger, Natalie Greene Taylor, and Ursula Gorham
Reviewed by Gwen M. Gregory

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Words at Work

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Changing the World–One Digital Signature at a Time
by Thomas Pack

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