The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

The Streaming App 'Periscope' - and How It's Changing Live News

Video streaming apps have skyrocketed in popularity with the introduction of Meerkat and its widespread adoption by celebrities, especially. But the new streaming ...

Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

Startup Roundup: Cuselight - A College Resource Network

Student Startup Madness (SSM), a national tournament-style competition for college student digital media startups, began its 2015 competition by announcing that 64 startup ...

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

Two Syracuse University alumni have been selected to participate in the American Library Association Emerging Leaders program. This annual networking and leadership ...

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

As strides are being made in other aspects of society, a controversial and often debated topic is the gender equality, or lack ...

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LIS Brief: LIS Students Taking Charge

"Filling in the Spaces" is an ongoing Library and Information Science Student Assembly (LISSA) program here at the iSchool where students lead short ...

The Streaming App ‘Periscope’ – and How It’s Changing Live News

The Streaming App 'Periscope' -

Posted by Natalie Wiesnet on Mar 27, 20151
Startup Roundup: Cuselight – A College Resource Network

Startup Roundup: Cuselight - A

Posted by Hikari Matsuo on Mar 26, 20152
Two MLIS Grads Selected as ALA Emerging Leaders

Two MLIS Grads Selected as

Posted by Anjali Parasnis-Samar on Mar 24, 20153
Women Take Center Stage at SXSW 2015

Women Take Center Stage at

Posted by Megan Minier on Mar 23, 20154
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LIS Brief: LIS Students Taking

Posted by Carl C. Haynes on Mar 20, 20155
| March 16, 2015

LIS Brief: Librarypreneurs

Knight Foundation, 2015

Did you watch the Knight News Challenge? Librarians are going BONKERS—and no, I don’t mean they’re pursuing careers as police officers after being washed out of the library or show business (reminiscent of Bonkers D. Bobcat). They’re running rampant trying to “build more knowledgeable communities.” Rebecca T. Miller gives you a “taste of their range.” I had → Read More

| March 16, 2015

#SBinSV: Day Five

San Francisco bay

Author’s note: For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day Five: Luckily for us, day five held → Read More

| March 13, 2015

#SBinSV: Day Four

San Francisco bay

Author’s note: For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day Four: This day was probably one of → Read More

| March 12, 2015

#SBinSV: Day Three

San Francisco bay

Author’s note: For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day Three: The third day of our adventure → Read More

| March 11, 2015

Startup Roundup: WhoIsInto.Me

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Forget dating sites and apps like Tinder! A new “dating site” is up and running without the hassle of creating a profile and taking a selfie for your profile picture. All you need is a Facebook account and an interest to find your special someone! Introducing WhoIsInto.Me Who: Keisuke Inoue and Chris McCarthy What: “WhoIsInto.Me → Read More

| March 10, 2015

#SBinSV: Day Two

San Francisco bay

For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day Two: Today was the first full day of visiting → Read More

| March 10, 2015

#SBinSV: Day One

San Francisco bay

For the duration of Spring Break this week, 15 students from across the Syracuse University campus have the opportunity to visit dozens of technology companies in and around the San Francisco area. Follow along with them during their days of travel, tours, and fun times. Day One The first day of #SBinSV was extremely stressful. → Read More

| March 9, 2015

Facebook’s New Feature Aimed At Suicide Prevention

Facebook suicide prevention screenshot

Earlier this year, Facebook partnered with the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention with the goal of trying to target people who may be at risk of committing suicide based on their Facebook posts. The feature is currently available in the United States and Canada and enables Facebook users to report any suicidal post they see posted → Read More

| March 6, 2015

Hoopla: Netflix for libraries?

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“More iTunes-y than Netflix or Spotify, Hoopla is a cloud-based digital media platform that enables users to instantly borrow entertainment and educational material off the website or through the Hoopla app on a tablet or smartphone” (Enis). As far as librarians go, I’m pretty tech-savvy. Even then, I admit, I’m not that tech-savy. So it → Read More

| March 5, 2015

What is Data Visualization and Why Should You Care?

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Picture yourself in one of these situations: 1. You work at a large consulting firm, dealing with clients that generate millions in annual revenue. You’ve just concluded a massive performance assessment and are about to submit your recommendations to your client, which you’re sure will be well received. However, your presentation comes off as drab → Read More