From the post: JSTOR have just announced the JSTOR Labs Text Analyzer, a clever tool–still in Beta–that will analyze any document you upload (or text that you copy and paste) and find suggested matches in the JSTOR archives. It’s an interesting proposition–if you click that link on a phone, you can even take a picture…

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From the post: The ubiquitous tenure binder, serving as documentation of one’s academic endeavors, is gradually being replaced by digital processes that involve significantly fewer hours spent on printing and copying. If your university has recently switched over to a digital system, or if you’ve just started at an institution with a digital materials submissions process,…

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From the post: From the How do you collaborate remotely with co-authors? How do you make sure that what you write is as accessible as possible to as many people as possible, and do so such that your readers become collaborators as well? Read the full post here.

The Library of Congress has published “On a Collections as Data Imperative” by Thomas Padilla (UC Santa Barbara). From the Article: Libraries support individuals working through the many facets of complexity that constitute the human condition. The collections as data conversation is an extension of this tradition – provision of the means for meaning making….

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From the Post: Some say annotation is the most important layer for charts meant for public consumption. It directs readers where to look and what’s important. But the process is not always straightforward. ChartAccent is an application slash research project that aims to make annotation easier. Plug in some data, make a chart, and do…

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From the post: Enrico Bertini, who has taught information visualization at New York University for the past few years, put up his class materials for open use. There are lecture slides, exercises, and a course diary of his own teaching experiences. Should be useful if you want to teach or learn on your own. Read…

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From the site: The cheat sheets below make it easy to learn about and use some of our favorite packages. From time to time, we will add new cheat sheets to the gallery. If you’d like us to drop you an email when we do, let us know by clicking the button to the right….

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