Read the May-June Information Outlook

Big data. Is it just the latest tech fad, or will it become a permanent fixture in organizations seeking to learn more about their customers and refine their business processes? And how should you position yourself vis-a-vis big data to help increase your value to your organizations?

As Elaine Lasda Bergman argues in the May-June issue of Information Outlook, “While the term big data may be hype, the focus on data in general within our organizations will be both enduring and increasing.” For that reason alone, the perspectives on big data in the May-June issue—a SWOT analysis of where librarians fit into the big data discussion, an argument in favor of layering big data with intelligence to create “smart data,” an overview of how information professionals can use big data in their organizations, and reflections on creating a data scientist training course for librarians—merit your attention.

There’s also an interview with SLA member Lora Bray, tips about collaboration from two SLA Fellows and an SLA Rising Star, and an overview of the differences between U.S. and Canadian copyright law. And be sure to turn to the “Inside Info” department to read about a new honor, the Dow Jones Innovation Award, which will be presented for the first time at SLA 2014 in Vancouver.

Click here to read the May-June issue of Information Outlook.

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