Thinking of our fellow librarians
and archivists in Texas and Florida
The whole country has been watching the devastation of Harvey and Irma. Several LAC Group employees have been affected and we know some of you have been affected too. The imminent danger is past; now comes the long, hard journey to recovery. We wish you well in your personal recovery efforts; for professional library rebuilding, we are sharing the following articles on our post-Hurricane Katrina experiences helping Tulane University’s disaster recovery. Project lead and LibSource employee Del Hamilton will be sharing some of her insights in the next issue.
Kathrine Henderson has been named one of 50 distinguished MLIS alums of the University of Wisconsin’s School of Information Studies (SOIS). The school is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Congrats to both Kat and SOIS!
Collapsing under the burden of so much great LIS / legal research reading and too little time? Take a few minutes to catch-up with a curated list from John DiGilio. Today’s topics include: fake news, blockchain, PACER, and AI/cognitive computing.
In the last Curator, we viewed dark data through the lens of a current event—the eclipse. Now let’s talk about dark less metaphorically and more realistically. As you know (and may be one of the 143 million US consumers affected), a big load of personal and financial data was dumped into the dark data pool thanks to a security breach at Equifax.
Following is an Equifax security breach reading list:
If so, we’re happy to share that LAC Federal has a new Mentor-Protégé joint venture with MCH Corporation called Select Federal Services! Our combined experience and capabilities will simplify the process of implementing fresh, valuable information solutions to government agencies.
Invitation to writers, bloggers and content curators
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