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A 3 Point Plan to Preserve Institutional Expertise Social learning ranks high today among the priorities of learning and development professionals in businesses large and small. It’s easy to see why — studies have found that informal knowledge sharing among colleagues is responsible for 70 to 80 percent of the information employees learn on the job. But how does the increasingly popular trend of social learning differ from the more established practice of knowledge management? At their core, these activities […]

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4 New Tools for Scholarly Research Welcome to the second installment of a monthly feature in which I explore how open source software and the open source way are used in the digital humanities. Every month I will take a look at open source tools you can use in your digital humanities research as well as at humanities research projects that are using open source tools today. I will also cover news about transparency and open exchange as well as […]

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Five Myths About Google that Will Never Die Google is Only a Web Search Firm Search is Google’s primary product. Its search engine is so widely used that `Google’ has become a dictionary-approved verb, and the company makes virtually all of its money by selling ads connected to search. But Google’s ventures into self driving cars and balloons that deliver internet connectivity from the stratosphere show that it’s not just a search company. Its long-term plan is to become an […]

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Digital Libraries in India Digital Library An digital library (also referred to as electronic library or digital repository) is a focused collection of digital objects that can include text, visual material, audio material, video material, stored as electronic media formats (as opposed to print, micro form, or other media), along with means for organizing, storing, and retrieving the files and media contained in the library collection. Digital libraries can vary immensely in size and scope, and can be maintained by […]

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Evolution of  Social  Media Technologies  Social media has become an integral part of modern society. Social media is the social interaction among people in which they create, share or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Furthermore, social media depend on mobile and web-based technologies to create highly interactive platforms through which individuals and communities share, co-create, discuss, and modify user-generated content. They introduce substantial and pervasive changes to communication between organizations, communities, and individuals. Social media technologies […]

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Remembering Dr. S. R. Ranganathan: Father of Library Science In India   S.R.Ranganathan : Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, Born- Aug. 9, 1892, (official date  Aug.12, 1892) Shiyali (now known as Sirkazhi), Tamilnadu, India Died:- Sept. 27, 1972, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Family Father:N. Ramamrita Ayyar, landlord(1866-1898) Mother:Seethalakshmi(1872-1953) 1907 Married Rukmini(1896-1928),July 1929 Married Sarada(1908-1985),November 1932 Son, Yogeshwar, born April 12 Indian librarian and educator (mathematician) who was considered the father of library science in India and whose contributions had worldwide influence. Ranganathan’s chief technical contributions […]

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