Week 10:Google Explains Search And Rankings, Innovative Withdraws Lawsuit Against OCLC,IMLS Wants Library Loaned E-Readers To Be Accessible
A new interactive short infographic: “How Search Works”, is created by Google to explain the magic of Google.
Google Publishes Its Search Quality Rating Guidelines For First Time( Search Engine Land)
To further explain the "How Search Works" interactive infographic Google also published for the first time their search quality rating guidelines publicly.
Cool! Harvard Library Innovation Lab Releases 20 Project Overview Videos Online( New Stephen's Lighthouse)
Didn't have time to go through all of the videos, but i am sure that each one might be of interest to librarians, catalogers and IT staff.
Google Launches Sign Language Interpreter App For Hangouts, Adds Accessibility Features To Gmail, Drive And Chrome(TechCrunch)
I guess this is going to be predominantly Google's week,since the search giant has also launched sign language interpreter app for Hangouts and additional accessibility improvements to Gmail, Google Drive and Chrome.
Innovative integrates SkyRiver operations: Company will discontinue legal action against OCLC( Library Technology Guides)
"Innovative Interfaces announced that all operations of sister company SkyRiver Technology Solutions, Inc. will be integrated into Innovative and that the SkyRiver cataloging service will become part of Innovative's product suite. In addition, Innovative has decided to withdraw the claims of the antitrust suit filed in 2010 and currently pending in federal court in Ohio."
Lending ebook devices – a legal update from IMLS(New Stephen's Lighthouse)
The Institute of Library and Museum Services ( IMLS) wants to remind libraries which lend ebook readers to make sure that they are accessible to customers with print disabilities.