There is data on you in the internet from your Social Media.

For example, some data collected on you by companies are, a user’s IP address, past search queries, a user’s location, and even the ads that someone clicks on online (The Importance of Data: The Top Benefits of Collecting…

According to Leonard Kniffel, there are 12 ways Libraries are good for the country.

  1. Libraries sustain Democracy.
  2. Libraries break down boundaries.
  3. Libraries level the playing field.
  4. Libraries value the individual.
  5. Libraries nourish creativity.
  6. Libraries open young minds.
  7. Libraries return high dividends.
  8. Libraries build communities.
  9. Libraries support families.
  10. Libraries build technology…

Infometrics is divided into three categories: Bibliometrics, Webometrics, and Scientometrics.

It is defined by Bawden & Robinson (2012) as the study of the quantitative aspects of information resources and of the communication of information.

Below is an example of an Infometric using VOSviewer:

What’s “net neutrality” in the first place?

Net neutrality is the concept of having free access all content and applications equally, regardless of the source, especially without Internet Service Providers discriminating against specific online services or websites (Public Knowledge, 2019).

In a way, favoring the consumer’s need above all else.

What are the other ways to use GitHub besides software development?

First, what is GitHub anyway?

GitHub is a code hosting platform for version control and collaboration. It lets the user and various others work together on projects from anywhere (GitHub, 2020). …

Hello, before you join me in organizing some data, let’s see what Metadata is.

In it’s most basic form, Metadata is data about data, information about information. So as anything with Meta-

“It’s a metadata’s world, and you’re just living in it (Pomerantz, 2015).”

“Structured information that describes the attributes…

Domain is a word not usually encountered in our day-to-day interactions. Yet it is something we are part of.

I’m sure you’ve encountered this in Mathematics in the lesson “Domain & Range”, but regarding information, which we exchange without even thinking about it, it has a different definition:

A Domain…

Ever had some important files erased? I have.

When I was around 10th grade, I never paid any attention to where I saved my files. No USBs, no back-ups, nothing. I just saved them all on our family desktop computer, some on my phone.

One day I just woke up…

neu·​tral·​i·​ty | \ nü-ˈtra-lə-tē

: the quality or state of being neutral; not supporting or helping either side in a conflict

— Merriam-Webster dictionary

It’s 2020 and technology is everywhere. We use it as past-time, for work, for our daily lives. Everyone is comfortable using it.

Still, we cannot stop its misuse: hacking, cyberbullying…

Library and Information Science.

It doesn’t ring a bell.

All the individual words are familiar enough, but not all as a whole.

I’ve never heard of it before until I was introduced to it. My first thought? Librarian. Not original, I know, but it works.

Librarians organize information, the title…

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