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Open Password – Wednesday June 1, 2022


Dieter Schumacher – Willi Bredemeier – Gerda Bredemeier – Barbara Schulz-Bredemeier – Christian Bredemeier – Joachim Griesbaum – University of Hildesheim – Information Competence – Information Science

Outsell – Uncertainty – Volatility – Russia/Ukraine – China/Taiwan – Middle East – Energy Prices – Inflation – Stock Market Swings – Supply Chain Problems – Privacy/Security – COVID-19 – Geopolitical, Economic, and Broader Societal Issues

Working Group of Special Libraries (ASpB) – Specialist conferences – Kerstin Schoof – Monika Sommerer – Karin Schmidgall – Thomas Arndt – Special libraries – Specialist conferences – Internationalization – IFLA World Congress – Leo Baeck Institute – Center for Anti-Semitism Research – Special Libraries Association – Board of Directors – Reconstruction of German research – Jürgen Warmbrunn – Sonja Grund – Central magazine catalog – Decimal classification – Optimization of acquisition – Shortage of young talent – Publishers, bookstores and libraries – Member structure – Industrial libraries – Death of the factory libraries – Museum and memorial libraries – Technical and scientific documentation – IT – Digitization – Relevance of libraries in the age of the Internet – online lecture archive – membership fees – funding programs – reunification – new federal states – special scientific libraries in the dbv – digital structures – social media

Information science in transition – Katrin Scheibe – Aylin Imeri – Franziska Zimmer – University Association for Information Science – Düsseldorf Information Science

Letters (1)

Pushed the industry, demonstrated the authorities,
amused the audience with satires


To: Willi Bredemeier, “Open Password” push service will be ended on June 30th – “Open Password Archive Plus” will continue at, in: Open Password, May 31st, 2021, #1070

Dear Willi,

Now that the secret has been revealed, I confess that I too cannot suppress a farewell tear. Retreating in old age is certainly wise, but you have to learn to see it not as a loss but as a liberation. I, too, am still in this development process from time to time.

Yes, we have achieved an incredible amount over the past 40 years, as can be seen in your archive and in my project list… And we were always on the move interactively, each on his own horse. In different formats we pushed the industry, presented the authorities and entertained the audience with satires. This also fills me with great gratitude, and I still miss this shared hard work.

There’s one thing I’m missing from your statement: the hint that Gerda was also a constant supporter of Password, considering what your early morning hours have been like over the years…

…But I’m sure we’ll remain the friends we’ve been all these years.

Kind regards, Didi Online

Dieter Schumacher was one of the most important pioneers in the information industry that was developing at the time in the 80s and 90s.

Didi Online is right. The special thanks to Gerda and also to my children Barbara and Christian should not have been missing.

Letters (2)

Long-standing commitment to the community

Dear Mr. Bredemeier,

On the one hand, that’s a shame, but on the other hand, of course, it’s very understandable.

I would like to thank you for Password and your many years of commitment. Something like this is anything but self-evident. I think the community has a lot to thank them for. I will miss password.

I wish you all the best, lots of joy and health.

Greetings Joachim Griesbaum

The information scientist Prof. Griesbaum teaches and researches at the University of Hildesheim and focuses, among other things, on the topic of “information competence”.

Outsell*: Heard While Outselling

How to Respond to all the Uncertainty
and Volatility


Outsell Leadership Community members are telling us that what’s really on their minds right now is how to keep up with and respond to all the uncertainty and volatility out there. Russia/Ukraine, China/Taiwan, the Middle East, oil/energy/gas prices, inflation, stock market swings, supply chain problems, privacy/security considerations, ongoing COVID-19 concerns… Reading the tea leaves is getting harder and harder at a time when it’s also more important than ever.

And overall, “what’s keeping people up at night” is less about industry or technological disruption than it is about geopolitical, economic, and broader societal issues.

*Outsell is the international partner of Open Password.

Working Group of Special Libraries (ASpB)

75 years of changing challenges have been faced
and the spirit and solidarity of the first year are still there

Made a significant contribution to the reconstruction of research

Reunification as a positive
and enriching success

The Special Libraries Working Group is 75 years old and has held 38 specialist conferences during this time. Open Password saw this as a good opportunity to conduct a written interview with the outgoing chairwoman Kerstin Schoof and the current board members Monika Sommerer, Karin Schmidgall and Thomas Arndt and to look back with them at the current challenges and forward.

Dear Kerstin Schoof! You were a board member of the ASpB for six years, the last three years as chairwoman, and have now retired from board work. What experiences have had the greatest impact on you in your work on the board? What do you wish for the new board and what advice would you like to give them?

Kerstin Schoof: The conferences that take place every two years are always a highlight of my work in the ASpB for me – the encounters and exchanges with our members are particularly intensive. Through the changing conference locations and the local committees that come together for this event, you can also get to know individual libraries, their sponsoring organizations and the landscape of special libraries in a city or region in close cooperation in terms of content and organization.

During my time on the board, the topic of “internationalization” was also close to my heart. We have put this topic on the agenda in a new form through international specialist stays and scholarships to participate in the IFLA World Congress. The mutual visits between the library directors of the New York Leo Baeck Institute and the Berlin Center for Anti-Semitism Research were particular highlights. In this context, we have also renewed our connections with the Special Libraries Association (SLA) and its European section. My participation in the annual SLA congress in 2017 gave me valuable personal conversations and encounters with colleagues from many countries. These have greatly enriched my view of the ASpB and the international world of special libraries.

I hope that the new board succeeds in further expanding the good contact with the member libraries and promoting their cooperation with one another. In particular, the technical and infrastructural challenges for special libraries with their often limited human and financial resources can only be successfully mastered together at a high level of quality. Given the trusting and sometimes almost family atmosphere in the ASpB, there are the best conditions for my committed successors. I also wish the new board the opportunity for personal meetings on site, a quick end to the pandemic and all the best!

Kerstin Schoof


Made a significant contribution to the reconstruction of German research after the war.

The ASpB celebrated its 75th birthday with the 38th specialist conference. How did it come about?

Kerstin Schoof: The ASpB was founded in 1946 by colleagues from technical libraries in the British and American occupation zones in order to jointly deal with the consequences of the war for their institutions: losses of holdings, catalogs and literature references. At the first meeting on November 19, 1946, they laid the foundation for the “Working Group of Technical-Scientific Libraries.” The founding of the ASpB makes it clear that, just one and a half years after the end of the war, it was felt to be a priority to ensure close cooperation between the technical and scientific libraries. Their coordinated activity was seen as a crucial prerequisite for the reconstruction of German research, which was so important after the Second World War, and its positive impact on industry and the wider economy.

Dr. Jürgen Warmbrunn, historian and honorary member of the ASpB, said this in his keynote speech at the anniversary conference last year and in our joint contribution with the former chairwoman Dr. Sonja Grund edited the 75th anniversary of the ASpB in the magazine BuB – (issue 08/2021). The central themes during the founding period were:

  • the creation of a central magazine catalog of technical and scientific literature,
  • the increased use of decimal classification in special libraries,
  • the optimization of the acquisition of domestic and foreign specialist literature,
  • attracting qualified young talent,
  • the future structure of the relationships between publishers, bookstores and libraries as well
  • the improvement of the bibliographic evidence situation in the sense of technical and scientific documentation.

Jürgen Warmbrunn


From the “death of many respectable factory libraries” to the rise of museum and memorial libraries.


The conditions under which you work have changed greatly in 75 years. How have you adapted to this changed world?

Kerstin Schoof : The membership structure of the ASpB has changed significantly over the decades. The ASpB, which operated as the “Special Libraries Association” from 1961 onwards, took on the legal form of a registered association in 1967. For a long time, the proportion of industrial libraries in the total membership base was very high. Already in 1967, at the 11th ASpB conference in Stuttgart, the “death of many respectable company libraries” was regretted, as Warmbrunn describes. But as late as 1981, industrial libraries accounted for a quarter of all members. In contrast, libraries in research institutions, universities, colleges and authorities each accounted for around 15 percent.

In the aftermath of the 1981 conference, there was occasional criticism of the technical and scientific dominance of the lectures. The aim was to address this by forming interest groups in the humanities.

In the meantime, the libraries in the economy have largely been closed down. Or they were converted to greatly reduced, digital information centers. On the other hand, museum and memorial libraries became more important in the ASpB. The content of the ASpB’s work changed accordingly.

In addition, the ASpB has dealt with many developments that have shaped the entire library system:

  • the introduction of IT in the 1980s,
  • the subsequent digitalization in the 1990s and 2000s and
  • the question of the relevance of libraries in the age of the Internet.

A big change in the ASpB was the switch from printed conference proceedings to an online lecture archive. Since then, instead of income from the conference proceedings, the association has been financed through membership fees. This step was certainly associated with risks, but in the end it proved to be very successful and sensible, as membership fees enable the ASpB’s activities to be significantly more plannable. Only on this basis could funding programs such as specialist exchange and support of IFLA documents for the German specialist community be established.


Reunification as an extremely positive and enriching challenge.

Can we replay the history of the ASpB using the biggest challenges you have overcome?

Kerstin Schoof: The biggest challenge was probably the reconstruction of the special libraries and the cooperation between them after the Second World War. Secondly, there are the challenges associated with the reunification of Germany and the inclusion of colleagues from the new federal states in the work of the ASpB. There was a lot of additional exchange of professional knowledge and experiences and I consider this time to be extremely positive and enriching.

A much smaller, but still current and important challenge for the ASpB’s internal work is the modernization of the association, which began in 2012. It was necessary to revise administrative structures and realign the ASpB to the requirements of the digital world. This led to the introduction of membership fees and a reorganization of cooperation with Section 4: Special Scientific Libraries in the German Library Association (dbv), with which the ASpB was and is closely linked in terms of content and personnel. This collaboration was redefined in a joint cooperation agreement. The website was enriched and relaunched with additional functions, the online conference archive replaced the printed conference proceedings, the administrative organization became digital and our communication channels were expanded to include social media.

Read the next episode: A wide range of topics over the decades. But the spirit and solidarity of the first years are still there. – The virtual conference was successful, but we still haven’t learned how to celebrate digitally – make the best of what is possible

Call for participation

Information science in transition

By Katrin Scheibe, Aylin Imeri and Franziska Zimmer

October 6th and 7th, 2022, Scientific Conference 2022 (IWWT22) – Information Science in Change, at the University House in Düsseldorf

At the beginning of October, the Department of Information Science at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf will hold a scientific conference to honor information science research from German-speaking countries. Professors and (young) scientists as well as students are cordially invited to take part in the conference and present their research.

It is possible to submit a full paper, panel or poster until July 15, 2022 . Once accepted, these will appear in printed form as proceedings by Werner Hülsbusch Verlag .

Possible topics, but not limited to, include:

  • Archive, library and documentation science,
  • information technology, information retrieval,
  • Knowledge management, knowledge representation, information management,
  • digital and social media,
  • information architecture,
  • Scientometrics, Altmetrics, Bibliometrics, Open Science,
  • Artificial intelligence,
  • information behavior,
  • information society,
  • Information ethics and information economics.

Particularly since the path of Düsseldorf information science is about to end, submissions that deal with Düsseldorf information science and one of the topics mentioned are welcome.

The event is supported by the University Association for Information Science .

Further information about the conference can be found at the following link:

The organizers look forward to your submissions and participation!


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June 29, 2022 GBI-Genios acquires marketing rights to WTI databases
June 28, 2022 Global Standards Publishing – Segment View 2022. Part III
June 27, 2022 WTI-Frankfurt digital and FIZ Technik: The decline began with FIZ Technik
June 24, 2022 Global Standards Publishing – Segment View 2022. Part II
June 23, 2022 Steep assists 2022: Right information, wrong conclusions – The crux of the misjudgment
June 22, 2022 Global Standards Publishing – Segment View 2022
June 20, 2022 Scientific revolutions: Towards new basic theories in physics
June 17, 2022 The Library of Things in Bochum
June 15, 2022 ASpB: The prospects for the coming years
June 14, 2022 Traces of German-speaking scientists in Yemen research
June 13, 2022 Knowledge graphs, linked open data and ontologies for the ZPID data sets
June 10, 2022 Julia Kohlbach reads the book of her life: “A Whole Six Months” by Jojo Moyes
June 8, 2022 75 years of ASpB: The spirit and cohesion of the first years are still there (II)
June 7, 2022 Boxes in the basement – what to do with unopened items?
June 3, 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict: How the media reports on the war
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May 30, 2022 White paper “Citizen Science Strategy 2030 for Germany” – a participatory process
May 27, 2022 The Syllabus: An alternative to Google and social media?
May 25, 2022 Security forecasts data protection, digital communication, embedded software and deep fakes
May 24, 2022 Stephan Holländer becomes an honorary member of Bibliosuisse – By Sabine Graumann
May 23, 2022 Research data management: New approach with “pandemic push” in libraries
May 20, 2022 Katharina Loonus reads the book of her life: “Siddharta” by Hermann Hesse
May 18, 2022: Strengthening social resilience through libraries and humanities
May 17, 2022: Libraries. Guide to the future. Projects and examples: Now also available as open access in the RUB University Library
May 16, 2022 Access from the user’s perspective: A new online catalog for the German Literature Archive Marbach
May 11, 2022 Awareness mentality and strategic behavior in science: Research on the way from “Being Good” to “Looking Good”? (II)
May 10, 2022 60 years of the University Library of the Ruhr University Bochum: “Excellent universities have excellent libraries”
May 9, 2022 Wolters Kluwer to Roll ESG Considerations into Financial Reporting
May 6, 2022 Christina Marinidis reads the book of her life: “Erec” by Hartmann von Aue
May 4, 2022 Public libraries and the pandemic: a time of experiments, new digital services and efforts to be close to customers
May 3, 2022 Scientific revolutions On the way to new basic theories in physics Or are the measurements just imprecise?
May 2, 2022 Awareness mentality and strategic behavior in science: Research on the way from “Being Good” to “Looking Good”?
April 29, 2022 Elisabeth Simon reads the book of her life: “Dr. Faustus” by Thomas Mann
April 27, 2022 Gamification on social live streaming services
April 26, 2022 Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Manecke: Say what is: How the information infrastructure in the new federal states went under
April 25, 2022 FAZ archive: Workshop report “Archiving and marketing of audio data”, part II
April 22, 2022 Vivian Stroetmann reads the book of her life and discovers existential questions that cannot be answered
April 20, 2022 FAZ archive: Workshop report “Architecting and marketing audio data
April 13, 2022 Marc Berenbeck: With “Ready to Use” analyzes and elaborations as a basis for strategic decisions in customer companies
April 11, 2022 The Information Industry is Largely Bouncing Back – Concerns Over Inflation and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
April 8, 2022 Dr Zhivago: A book prevails worldwide against the KGB and the Soviet Union government
April 6, 2022 Steep assists 2021: The art of decision-making – well informed or better advised?
April 4, 2022 Open Science Conference 2022: Data tracking, regulation of “text and data mining”, open science and inequality
April 1, 2022 The Zivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA and the Battle over a Forbidden Book
March 30, 2022 War of aggression against Ukraine: How do we communicate with the enemy and how do we position ourselves relative to him?
March 28, 2022 A moral revolution is required in the minds of the CEOs and financiers of the tech industry
March 25, 2022 Jochen Lennhof reads the book of his life. “Jim Knopf and the Engine Driver” by Michael Ende
March 23, 2022 Use of digital media and information and communication technologies by asylum seekers
March 21, 2022 Global Library Information Market: Forecast and Trends (Part II)
March 18, 2022 Barbara Schulz-Bredemeier turns Harry Potter into a three-generation family project
March 16, 2022 The collateral damage of Silicon Valley: Exploitation of countries, regions and workers
March 14, 2022 IDESA: The Role of Information Professionals for Civic Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina
March 11, 2022 Roland Jerzewski reads the book of his life: “…this hour that trembles like an arrow in the heart of the day”
March 9, 2022 Global Library Information Market: Forecast and Trends
March 7, 2022 Business journalists and InfoPros: Common intersections and additions
March 4, 2022 WTI-Frankfurt digital and WTI AG (Switzerland): Process that led to insolvency was prepared over a long period of time?
March 2, 2022 44th Colloquium TU Ilmenau: Internationalization and digitalization of the IP world
February 28, 2022 New and elaborate ideas in the exponentially growing field of Data Analytics
February 25, 2022 Books that moved us: Every person is an artist! Every artist is a human being!
February 23, 2022 George Orwell only comes under control in parts of the world – Huxley’s “Brave New World” is a global reality
February 21, 2022 Academic libraries and the pandemic: Corona as the great accelerator, innovation driver and agent of decentralized collaboration
February 16, 2022 A platform for the economy of tomorrow – The development of editorial pop stars
February 14, 2022 Patent Research Solutions Survey 2022: Customer Needs
February 11, 2022 Woman of the Year 2022/2021 Frances Haugen: With mountains of material and a clear moral compass, Facebook’s illegitimate actions were exposed
February 9, 2022 Martine Demay reads the book of her life: “Trobadora Beatriz” by Irmtraud Morgner
February 7, 2022 ASpB conference: “In the thicket of details”: challenges and solutions for development
February 4, 2022 Virtual Education Fair: A “Didacta” in miniature and a plea for professional training
February 2, 2022 Homage to the book: Written with heart and soul, passion and deep knowledge
January 31, 2022 Experience report AI-SDV 2021: On the fronts of search, data analysis, visualization and knowledge processing (II)
January 28, 2022 36 years of the development of the industry interpreted with the help of defining trends
January 26, 2022 A summer reading club for all libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
January 24, 2022 How the Handelsblatt editorial team works today
January 21, 2022 AI-SDV: On the fronts of search, data analysis, visualization and knowledge processing
January 19, 2022 IT predictions 2022: Security, Internet of Things,
January 17, 2022 Libraries as democratizers of knowledge, discourse space for controversial opinions and digital third place
January 14, 2022 After Corona: Cleenup will Take Many Years and May Require a New Approach
January 12, 2022 Trend of the year: Corona as the big accelerator

December 23, 2021 Open Password wishes you happy holidays
December 20, 2021 Always nice story telling with a leather work bag and sweat on your forehead
December 17, 2021 Participants rate “steep assists” according to school grades with 1.8 – 95% would recommend the event
December 15, 2021 Why I shudder at “Open” and “Password” and why I’m fond of “Open Password”.
December 13, 2021 UK in the Post-Brexit Age: Copyright Law Reforms on the Horizon
December 10, 2021 Gamification on social live streaming services
December 9, 2021 Glimpses of how the InfoPros tick
December 6, 2021 The h-index – “a useless bibliometric index”
December 3, 2021 Relentless performance of an information filter and watchdog function
December 1, 2021 FAIR Data Austria and research data management in Austria
November 30, 2021 Corona pandemic: Before the general vaccination requirement and the third lockdown
November 26, 2021 The urge for action is too great, the pen is too sharp: On the 1000th edition of Open Password
November 24, 2021 cOAlition S and UKRI Say Scholarly Books Must be Open Access
November 22, 2021 Trends in the KYC market – Simplify KYC checks in digital workflow steps
November 19, 2021 The 1000th edition of Open Password
November 17, 2021 Minesoft: We made ends meet despite Brexit and Corona
November 15, 2021 Information literacy can only ever be temporary
November 12, 2021 Opening Up Science – KLARtexte as a gateway to science
November 10, 2021 ZoomInfo: A New Strong European Information Provider
November 8, 2021 13th Wildau Library Symposium: Libraries as virtual and real spaces
November 5, 2021 The discovery of the possible: ZB MED in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
November 3, 2021 What does Popper’s “There are no authorities” mean? – An answer to Herbert Huemer and Bernd Jörs
October 29, 2021 Startup Cassyni Targeting Research Seminars
October 27, 2021 Paderborn City Library is Library of the Year
October 25, 2021 Open Access Days: Real participation instead of mere concessions
October 22, 2021 All data from the Frankfurt WTI transferred to the Swiss WTI AG?
October 20, 2021 WTI-Frankfurt digital: A data crash that destroyed all data in a non-recoverable way? And other irritating questions
October 18, 2021 Steep templates 2021: Improve company performance with real-time news and data analytics
October 15, 2021 Conditions for success of strategic changes in special libraries
October 13, 2021 Convergence Monitor 2021: The trends in audio and video services
October 11, 2021 Special academic libraries: Where are we headed?
October 8, 2021 vfm: Despite the closure of documentation centers, there was a slight increase in the number of members
October 6, 2021 Planet Earth: Identify tipping points, move them into the distance
October 4, 2021 Between the necessary search for information and information avoidance due to overload
October 1, 2021 The Biggest Trends in Cybersecurity
September 29, 2021 The great failure of library and information science in the age of disinformation
September 27, 2021 Back to Basics: Exploring the Identity of the Information Professional
September 24, 2021 Ibbenbüren: City library and schools hand in hand for media and information literacy
September 22, 2021 The majority of young people pay attention to sustainability when shopping
September 20, 2021 To libraries and with libraries in the white paper “Citizen Science Strategy 2030 for Germany”
September 17, 2021 Start of “Salesforce+ as “Business Netflix”
September 15, 2021 The trend towards non-linear use and more time sovereignty continues
September 14, 2021 Information professionals have a future, they are even indispensable. But how do they do that?
September 10, 2021 Ibbenbüren City Library and schools hand in hand for media and information literacy
September 8, 2021 How specific specialist knowledge can lead to media and information literacy
September 6, 2021 The APA in its anniversary year: Corona as a “start button for digitalization”
September 3, 2021 Steep assists 2021: The contents
September 1, 2021 Youth Digital Study 2021: WhatsApp, YouTube and Instagram most important, but TikTok is catching up
August 30, 2021 Against the overestimation of the representatives of “information competence” a return to Karl. R. Popper offered
August 27, 2021 Credit Information in a Post Pandemic Digital World
August 25, 2021 More participation, transparency and community through libraries, archives, museums
August 23, 2021 Steep assists 2021: The art of the decision
August 20, 2021 How “information literacy” can be examined methodologically and operationally
August 18, 2021 How Experian is Building a Sustainable Future Worldwide
August 16, 2021 “Anna Seghers” Meiningen City and District Library: Present wherever users are
August 13, 2021 The great misunderstanding and oversight of library and information science in the age of disinformation
August 11, 2021 A New Breed of Government, Risk and Compliance Solutions Evolves from Alternative Data
August 9, 2021 Libraries. Guide to the future Projects and examples The editors. the authors
August 6, 2021 Gaming: Introduce non-library groups
August 4, 2021 Activity tracking for fitness, research and literacy
August 2, 2021 Beck-Verlag no longer names three standard legal works after Nazi greats
July 30, 2021 A complex but successful path to the “Third Place” II
July 28, 2021 Technological race between the USA and China: Gigantic hopes, billions in investments, but the pragmatic breakthrough of quantum computers is still pending
July 26, 2021 How digitally do we want to live? The review
July 23, 2021 Olsberg City Library: A complex but successful path to the “Third Place”
July 21, 2021 Learning materials for young researchers in economics as Open Educational Resources III
July 19, 2021 ISI 2021: A small subject between “data” and “knowledge” II
July 16, 2021 On the social responsibility of information science
July 14, 2021 Television 3.0: Automated sentiment analysis and compilation of short videos with a high level of excitement
July 12, 2021 ISI 2021: A small subject between “data” and “knowledge”
July 9, 2021 Frankfurt Book Fair: Re:connect: Renewed Impetus for Success
July 7, 2021 Libraries should not just be guides to the future. It’s you.
July 5, 2021 The Multiple Paths of a Blackstone-Infused IDG
July 2, 2021 EconBiz Academic Career Kit: Didactic concept – provision of interactive learning content – CC licenses in practice
June 30, 2021 Quantum computers: Gigantic hopes, billions in investments, but the pragmatic breakthrough of quantum computers is still pending
June 28, 2021 Classification for interdisciplinary research fields published
June 25, 2021 Information literacy must primarily consist of competent use of Google
June 23, 2021 Work-life balance in the home office: Better or more strenuous?
June 21, 2021 Newly published: Libraries. Guide to the future. Projects and examples
June 18, 2021 The denunciation of the lack of gender equality is offset by its own demand for age discrimination
June 16, 2021 Learning materials for young researchers in economics as Open Educational Resources (OER)
June 14, 2021 Key Demandbase Acquisitions Power New Modular Cloud Offering
June 11, 2021 Eagle Alpha: Connecting the Universe of Alternative Data
June 9, 2021 Agile work at RTL news and SWR
June 7, 2021 Library meets journalism: “Into Therapy”
June 4, 2021 How Innovative Corporate Use External Data to Enhance Decision Making (III)
June 2, 2021 IDESA 2020 Sarajevo: Information Literacy and its Role for Democarcy
May 31, 2021 Coordination based on a common metadata format in the German and Austrian library associations
May 28, 2021 Social Media Atlas 2021: Significant differences in usage by federal state
May 26, 2021 Legal Tech Providers Rocket Lawyer and Clio Fuel up to Take on the Same Market
May 21, 2021 Case Studies: Knowledge representation through RDF
May 19, 2021 Case Studies: How Innovative Corporate Use External Data to Enhance Decision Making
May 17, 2021 Robot Writing Investment Reports
May 14, 2021 Added value and implementation of knowledge graphs
May 12, 2021 Will digitalization abolish journalists?
May 10, 2021 A metadata format for preservation and archiving
May 7, 2021 Future of Information Science: How do we bring history and current practice together?
May 5, 2021 Ranking of social media in Germany – PATINFO returns to virtuality
May 3, 2021 Open educational data portals can be improved, especially locally
April 30, 2021 “Practical Manual for Research Data Management” a very good guide
April 28, 2021 Libraries face new dependencies on the publishing industry
April 26, 2021 Limitations of image similarity search
April 23, 2021 How Innovative Corporate Use External Data to Enhance Decision Making
April 21, 2021 The influencers on three-digit information markets
April 19, 2021 Internet usage is increasing sharply under Corona conditions
April 16, 2021 About the correct use of texts and social media
April 14, 2021 Virtual Event Best Practices
April 12, 2021 Machine Learning: Visual Feature Extraction
April 9, 2021 ZB MED before merger with BIBI – The strategy until 2025
April 7, 2021 Which stars should libraries reach for?
March 31, 2021 Hans-Christoph Hobohm, me and the decades in which we lived for libraries
March 29, 2021 What is Information Literacy and how to improve it?
March 26, 2021 Money, attention, your own data and fan loyalty as currencies
March 24, 2021 Focus on Value: Challenging Traditional Views of Industry Definitions
March 22, 2021 About happiness and uneventfulness in the library
March 19, 2021 Challenges, solutions and limitations of image similarity search
March 17, 2021 What has become of information science
March 15, 2021 The “Library of International Standards”
March 12, 2021 ISI 2021: The opportunities for improvement
March 9, 2021 Face-to-face events again with PATINFO in June
March 8, 2021 Making internal swarm intelligence usable with a smart solution (II)
March 5, 2021 Call for Papers: “The book that changed my life”
March 3, 2021 Open Science is here to stay – The Open Science Conference
March 2, 2021 The pandemic primarily affects the poor and those who want to be educated
February 26, 2021 Open Science is here to stay
February 25, 2021 HI and German information science before a new start
February 24, 2021 Best practice program for the original preservation of written cultural assets (II)
February 22, 2021 Talent, Transformation and Trust as Decisive Success Factors
February 19, 2021 External expert networks: The customer perspective
February 17, 2021 Cross-country and cross-disciplinary best practice program for the original preservation of written cultural assets
February 15, 2021 How everything ends well when transferring an image archive
February 12, 2021 External expert networks are essential for InfoPros
February 10, 2021 Biberach: Reading nests and kindergarten libraries
February 8, 2021 Is the breakthrough in scientific knowledge really irreversible?
February 5, 2021 2020-1986: Trends, men and women that moved our industry
February 3, 2021 InfoPros: Before designing innovative surveys and proactively preparing strategic decisions?
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January 29, 2021 6 trends for digital customer communication
January 27, 2021 Alternative Data vs. Alternative Facts – The Trade Offs
January 26, 2021 Strengthening students’ digital sovereignty
January 25, 2021 Development and degeneration of the social web
January 22, 2021 Libraries against fake news as a mission
January 20, 2021 Should we introduce public social media? Possibly
January 18, 2021 2020 Events and What They Mean for 2021
January 15, 2021 We can only master the pandemic with compulsory vaccination
January 13, 2021 Journal monitoring at the Research Center Jülich: The results
January 11, 2021 “Digital or Die” Time for Companies
January 8, 2021 Zoom: Company of the Year 2020
January 6, 2021 Through assists: What will happen next in 2021
January 4, 2021 The Jülich model for journal monitoring

December 18, 2020 Trend of the year: COVID-19 – life in semi-quarantine
December 16, 2020 COVID-19: Illness and recovery of an InfoPro
December 14, 2020 Steep assists 2020: Even higher approval than 2019
December 11, 2020 Electronic laboratory notebooks as part of research data management
December 9, 2020 CEO Outlook for 2021: Returning to Pre-Pandemic Levels 2022 or Later
December 7, 2020 Solve humanity’s existential problems through public relations?
December 4, 2020 Qurator: Curating digitized documents with artificial intelligence (IV)
December 2, 2020 SVP: On the information highway for 40 years
November 30, 2020 Ways out of a self-inflicted crisis in information science
November 27, 2020 How “Know Your Customer” can be organized
November 25, 2020 Qurator: Curating digitized documents with artificial intelligence (III)
November 23, 2020 A ZBW strategy until 2025
November 20, 2020 Qurator: Curating digitized documents with artificial intelligence (II)
November 18, 2020 More drama and drive through real-time polls
November 16, 2020 Springer and MPDL Agree on OA Terms for the Nature Portfolio
November 13, 2020 Qurator: Curating digitized documents with artificial intelligence
November 11, 2020 Does expanded risk ethics for nuclear energy and climate change fail its stakeholders?
November 9, 2020 30 years of the takeover of the New Federal States by the Federal Republic of Germany
November 6, 2020 Best practice in a special academic library (III)
November 4, 2020 To what extent and why the “Steilvorlagen 2020” was also a success in the new format
November 2, 2020 On the transfer of the knowledge-cultural perspective – Part 2
October 30, 2020 On the transfer of the knowledge culture perspective into library practice
October 28, 2020 Information didactics for different knowledge cultures
October 26, 2020 Best practice in a special academic library (II)
October 22, 2020 Best practice in a special academic library
October 21, 2020 10 recommendations for using AI to improve data protection and data security
October 19, 2020 Dun & Bradstreet Acquires Bisnode: The Analysis
October 15, 2020 Community-Led B2B Business Model Extension
October 14, 2020 Springer Nature’s successful collaboration with ResearchGate
October 12, 2020 94 percent of Germans use the internet
October 9, 2020 ZB MED: Services for the entire research cycle
October 7, 2020 Facing uncontrollable risks? In a spiritual crisis
October 5, 2020 Citizen Science Resources, Strategies and Perspectives
October 2, 2020 Citizen scientists on an equal footing with established science
October 1, 2020 The Frankfurt Book Fair for Publishing Professionals
September 29, 2020 Let users play and gain valuable data
September 28, 2020 Homage that revives the enthusiasm of the pioneering industry
September 25, 2020 Personal responsibility in the age of squandering our planet’s resources
September 24, 2020 After the bomb discovery, evacuation and corona pandemic, a successful virtualization
September 22, 2020 Epic Battle with Apple and Google
September 21, 2020 Information Consulting, Outreach, Providing Research Infrastructure
September 18, 2020 Immortality, eternal happiness and divine creativity as the great projects of the 21st century
September 17, 2020 Scouting, development and provision of information solutions
September 15, 2020 Refinitiv Moves into ESG Analytics
September 14, 2020 More in-depth due diligence checks required of beneficial owners
September 11, 2020 On the threshold of a new turning point, the rise of a new belief system
September 10, 2020 How will “Steilvorlagen” be influenced by the book fair without exhibitors?
September 8, 2020 In the mix between fake news and scientific statements, new opportunities for information science?
September 7, 2020 The Future of the APE Conference has been secured
September 4, 2020 External expert networks as a source of information
September 3, 2020 The first Information Professionals
September 1, 2020 Award for Dieter Schumacher’s “Philosophy of Bureaucracy”
August 31, 2020 Budget flexibility, funds for marketing and advertising, University Library as a third place
August 28, 2020 Making internal swarm intelligence usable with a smart solution
August 27, 2020 Migrants, SME employees: Learning to move independently on the internet
August 25, 2020 Find the right employees, build an enabling culture
August 24, 2020 Advanced Search, Tools and Visualization – The Example of Minesoft (III))
August 21, 2020 FAZ library portal: The primacy of user orientation
August 20, 2020 The passion behind the product
August 18, 2020 Advanced Search, Tools and Visualization – The Example of Minesoft (II)
August 17, 2020 The ideal academic library: vision and mission
August 14, 2020 Informational Literacy. A humanistic design
August 13, 2020 A new giant in patent information and services
August 11, 2020 Why you should take part in the 2020 steep assists
August 10, 2020 2025 central and national information hub for the life sciences
August 7, 2020 Advanced Search, Tools and Visualization – The Example of Minesoft (I)
August 6, 2020 Mixed results for automated information and advisory services
August 4, 2020 Steep templates 2020: New opportunities for InfoPros and data scientists
August 3, 2020 ZB MED as a national hub in the life sciences
July 31, 2020 Information literacy, democracy and education: International perspectives
July 30, 2020 Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation about to be broken up – What has to change
July 28, 2020 The student wants his materials, immediately
July 27, 2020 Alternative Data Brokers: Competitive Analysis
July 24, 2020 Digital services at the center of the strategy!
July 23, 2020 Research information, digital humanities, creative spaces
July 21, 2020 Alternative Data Brokers: Market Size and Market Share
July 20, 2020 Digitalization as a game changer for the non-profit sector
July 17, 2020 Expect more! Current trends in university libraries
July 16, 2020 Alternative Data Brokers: Market Drivers and Inhibitors
July 14, 2020 How AI leads to better research results at Elsevier
July 13, 2020 All challenges facing libraries discussed in 2 1/2 hours
July 10, 2020 Information infrastructure: Cooperation and competition with libraries
July 9, 2020 Information literacy in libraries and information science
July 7, 2020 Cease and desist notices against rapid corona tests
July 6, 2020 Knowledge Graphs: We have to reinvent science communication
July 2, 2020 How the ZPID grew through its challenges
July 1, 2020 Wirecard: The Blame Game about the Missing EURO 1.9 billion in Cash
June 30, 2020 Steep assists 2020: Alternative data sources
June 29, 2020 The Information Industry Impact of COVID-19: Essential Actions Required
June 27, 2020 How one should deal with “information”: The example of media research
June 25, 2020 Perspectives of scientific information infrastructure facilities
June 23, 2020 Machine, take over! We humans turn to more interesting topics
June 22, 2020 The Information Industry Impact of COVID-19
June 19, 2020 Certification course as the first step in lifelong continuing education
June 18, 2020 Man as the greatest catastrophe that has ever struck the earth
June 16, 2020 Hasselhorn: The federal government’s Corona policy was co-developed
June 15, 2020 Fusion “Steilvorlagen” and “Database Breakfast”
June 12, 2020 Libraries should help shape science communication
June 9, 2020 TIB-AV portal: Perspectives and challenges
June 8, 2020 Market Leaders, 10 to Watch: Data Privacy Solutions in the Covid19 Era
June 5, 2020 Case studies: Robot assistance system and indoor localization
June 4, 2020 The library function will be retained, but in what form of organization?
June 3, 2020 Competitive Analysis: Data Privacy Solutions in the Covid19-Era
June 2, 2020 A reliable infrastructure for scientific films
May 29, 2020 “Future of academic libraries”: The assessment
May 28, 2020 Data Privacy Solutions in the Covid-19 Era
May 26, 2020 Virtualization successful!: “Future scientific
May 25, 2020 The capitulation of information science to its own basic concept
May 22, 2020 Best Practice in Wildau: From RFID to the fluid library
May 19, 2020 After the radical degradation of biodiversity before the ecological crash?
May 18, 2020 Corona is exacerbating inequalities between men and women
May 15, 2020 Research ethics in research data management
May 14, 2020 Courage and experience with RFID, iBeacon and Pepper
May 12, 2020 New MOOC offerings for information literacy
May 11, 2020 Conspiracy theories in times of Corona
May 8, 2020 For diversity, diversification and difference in libraries
May 7, 2020 How you can destroy meaningful media criticism with crazy exaggerations
May 5, 2020 Risks in supply chains multiplied by coronavirus
May 4, 2020 Is Open Access changing the world?
April 30, 2020 “Greatest Library in the Universe”, Part 2
April 28, 2020 Against fake news, a return to old journalistic virtues is required
April 27, 2020 The “Future of Academic Libraries” is still taking place – now virtually
April 24, 2020 What science and practice can learn from each other
April 23, 2020 “Greatest Library in the Universe”
April 21, 2020 Fake News and Corona: How to find out
April 20, 2020 Red Libraries: Raising a socialist librarian failed
April 17, 2020 COVID-19’s Impact on the Data, Information, and Analytics Industry
April 16, 2020 The Corona crisis is also a crisis of information
April 14, 2020 Under the threat of Corona, we all pulled together
April 9, 2020 Cologne-Kalk District Library: From vision to reality
April 7, 2020 Why is the Corona crisis not the hour of the libraries?
April 6, 2020 From Otto to Zeiss: How digital transformations succeed
April 3, 2020 What science and journalistic practice can learn from each other
April 2, 2020 Cologne City Library: Proactive player in urban society
March 31, 2020 The limits of the GDR dictatorship due to the incompetence of its leaders
March 30, 2020 Evaluating Sources and Critical Thinking
March 27, 2020 Where should the lecturers for technical colleges come from?
March 26, 2020 Red Libraries: Why resistance should be assessed ambivalently
March 24, 2020 About the irresistibility of the content
March 23, 2020 Opportunities for InfoPros in the Corona crisis
March 20, 2020 Hattingen City Library: Invitation to linger for a long time
March 19, 2020 Orient our libraries towards the USA, not our past!
March 17, 2020 The Global Market Leader in Legal News as a Disruptor
March 16, 2020 A look at the information industry in the times of Corona
March 13, 2020 The importance of home office in times of Corona
March 12, 2020 The scientific community neglects the core task of transfer
March 10, 2020 “Good practices” in research data management
March 9, 2020 Google is far from minimum requirements for retrieval systems
March 6, 2020 After the discovery of a bomb and evacuations: “The future of academic libraries?!” will be caught up
March 5, 2020 Corona: Between 200 proven cases and the complete shutdown
March 3, 2020 Critical scientific literacy as part of information literacy
March 2, 2020 A civil society that prevents responsible citizens
February 27, 2020 How the unfortunate symbiosis of media and politics makes victory over terror almost impossible
February 26, 2020 Digital pioneers are gaining a relative majority in Germany
February 25, 2020 “Information Assessment” and “Information Competence” as unique selling points of information science
February 21, 2020 How the US government’s self-disempowerment enabled the surveillance of humanity
February 20, 2020 A Tool to Empower Minorities – Part II
February 18, 2020 Libraries in a smart nation
February 17, 2020 New AI Regulations on the Horizon
February 14, 2020 Social Media. A Tool to Empower Minorities in American Politics
February 13, 2020 Research databases are not very suitable for evaluating research performance
February 11, 2020 Trends of the year: 2019 back to 1986
February 10, 2020 “The other local novel” in the second edition
February 6, 2020 Information science: But an appropriate practical relevance?
February 5, 2020 Outsell Company of the Year 2019/2020
February 4, 2020 Airports of the future: 10 predictions
February 3, 2020 InfoPros can stay two steps ahead of AI
January 31, 2020 The most important announcements for 2020 and why they are so important
January 30, 2020 Expansion of the studies towards data science and digital business management
January 28, 2020 InfoPros as an advisor to the advisors for the really important questions
January 27, 2020 How AI will change research: Four trends
January 24, 2020 An adorable heart for authors and their works
January 23, 2020 Future of APE: Arnoud de Kamp organizes the transition
January 21, 2020 “An overestimation of the achievements of information science”
January 20, 2020 “Personal Branding: “Be who you are. It’s coming out anyway.”
January 19, 2020 100 registrations for “Future of Academic Libraries”
January 17, 2020 Holdings on the cultural landscape of Transylvania in Germany and Southeastern Europe
January 15, 2020 : Men of the Year: The Rebels of Information Science
January 9, 2020: What 2019 brought to AI
January 8, 2020 : Trend of the year: Digital transformation

December 20, 2019: Make the Know Your Customer process more efficient
December 19, 2019: Information literacy: The exaggerated claims of infoscience
December 17, 2019: Better therapies through social media?
December 16, 2019 : The Next Generation of Metrics for Scholarly Communications
December 13, 2019: Open Access as a business model – Perspectives on the governance of Open Access
December 11, 2019 : WTI: Steps towards data science under new ownership
December 10, 2019: Information science as a hilly landscape with “stand-alone USPs”
December 9, 2019: How authentic can employees in companies be?
December 6, 2019: Governance of research infrastructure using the example of Open Access
December 5, 2019: Steep assists: Continue “Practice, practice, practice”
December 3, 2019: Against informational incapacitation
December 2, 2019: Information and communication ring for financial service providers: The end
November 29, 2019: Internet users: Unteachable in the echo chamber?
November 28, 2019: Joint successes in major research projects
November 26, 2019: Journalists and teachers in the information jungle of the Internet
November 25, 2019 : Google’s quantum computer: A Sputnik moment in information technology?
November 22, 2019: Detecting fake news via metadata?
November 21, 2019 : Scholarly Communications at a Tipping Point: A Biritsh Roadmap to the Future
November 19, 2019 : Information science has a structural, not content-related problem
November 18, 2019 : Darknet: How much manipulation does the dark side of the web contain?
November 14, 2019 : How information science should research commercial search engines
November 13, 2019 : Political demands and responses from information science: A comparison (2)
November 12, 2019 : Praise for structuring, diversity, practical relevance and specific information areas
November 11, 2019: “Future of academic libraries!” – Conference with Open Password
November 8, 2019: Through assists: Grades 1.5 for Mary Ellen Bates and Endler-Jobst
November 7, 2019 : Creating a Culture Supporting AI Success
November 5, 2019: User experience and information science – use case, sub-area, neighboring discipline?
November 4, 2019 : To what extent does information science meet political requirements?
October 31, 2019: How information science can have a future
October 29, 2019: User Experience: Research and teaching at German-speaking universities
October 28, 2019: Google vs. France: Fighting the “Link Tax”
October 25, 2019: The critical points of Open Access
October 24, 2019: The use of artificial intelligence is becoming a given
October 22, 2019: Every second online user uses digital administration services
October 21, 2019 : Undo the separation between library and information science!
October 18, 2019: For InfoPros with imagination, creativity and sensitivity
October 17, 2019: User experience and information science in Germany
October 15, 2019: Competitive and Market Intelligence go to the university
October 14, 2019: Best Practice, Use Cases, Strategies. The “steep assists” on Thursday
October 11, 2019: Transdisciplinary dialogue between information science, philosophy and sociology
October 10, 2019: Online Marketing: A teaching and research area for information science?
October 8, 2019: The secret of Boris Johnson’s communicative impact
October 7, 2019: Best Practice in Libraries: Call for Contributions!
October 4, 2019: Keyword marketing, search engine optimization, social media marketing
October 1, 2019: Double-digit growth rates with a dual strategy of automated research and high-quality analytics
September 30, 2019: How to increase the importance and visibility of infoscience
September 27, 2019: DIMDI: The imperial years in Cologne
September 26, 2019: Online marketing as a teaching and research field in information science
September 24, 2019 : Personal Branding: Everyone has so much to say!
September 23, 2019: Infoscience and libraries have a bright future – but only together!
September 20, 2019: Amazon vs. leading world publishers in the copyright dispute
September 19, 2019 : Future of Information Science – Does Information Science have a future?
September 17, 2019: Curriculum development at HTW Chur
September 16, 2019: Steep templates: With optimal provision of data for better analyses
September 13, 2019: Rise to Europe’s No1 in Biosciences Information
September 12, 2019 : “No library without passion”
September 10, 2019: The Digital Science Department at HTW Chur
September 9, 2019 : Mary Ellen Bates: Opportunities for Information Professionals in the World of Artificial Intelligence
September 6, 2019: Two new gold sponsors at “Steilvorlagen”
September 4, 2019: Digital transformation and cultural change at BMW
September 3, 2019: Change and continuity in study programs at the HTWK Leipzig
September 2, 2019 : Librarians: Administrators or as brave as their authors?
August 29, 2019: German citizens think data protection is more important, but they don’t care about it
August 28, 2019: A great pioneer in the database industry turns 50
August 27, 2019: A social discourse for information literacy and democracy!
August 26, 2019: Personal Branding: Brand + Relevance + Understandability + Presence + Lack of Penetration + Persistence = Success
August 23, 2019: Tension between information science and computer science
August 22, 2019: Citizens and customers as co-creators of libraries and local governments
August 20, 2019: Citizens, search methods and analysis algorithms in political opinion formation
August 19, 2019: Meeting the great demands of libraries in more than just their concepts!
August 16, 2019: Teaching and learning space research in the context of information science
August 15, 2019 : A Comprehensive View of First Half Events in the International Arena
August 13, 2019: Information scientists debate the future of their discipline in Berlin
August 12, 2019: Authorities are only helping to a limited extent in the fight against large counterfeit factories
August 9, 2019 : How to thrive in volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity
August 8, 2019: Application boom in AI still before take-off
August 6, 2019: What research is actually being done at German-speaking universities – an empirical study
August 5, 2019: How information science is asserting itself in digital transformation
August 2, 2019 : Libra: A promising currency in the wrong hands
August 1, 2019: Triumph of blockchain and visualization
July 30, 2019: What is actually taught at German-speaking universities
July 29, 2019: Düsseldorf information science lives on
July 25, 2019: Current developments and challenges in information science: An empirical study
July 24, 2019: The race to conquer Mars
July 23, 2019 : The Moon Landing: A Cost-Benefit Analysis
July 22, 2019: The spread of Düsseldorf information science
July 19, 2019: Knowledge-based information flows: Academic libraries in the transformation process
July 18, 2019: AI application boom – and yet patent research remains an art
July 17, 2019 : AI: The unstoppable rise of the knowledge graph
July 16, 2019: 10 recommendations that will turn your business into a success story
July 12, 2019: ZPID: Expansion into a universal provider for psychology infrastructure needs
July 11, 2019: The Open Research Knowledge Graph
July 9, 2019: How journalism makes money online: The example of BurdaForward
July 8, 2019: Civil society platforms for Europe!
July 5, 2019: A revolution in scientific communication with Knowledge Graph?
July 4, 2019 : Rent Vs. Own: The $2 Billion Reference Data Question
July 2, 2019: Research and the core library area will depend on each other
July 1, 2019: The unique selling points of InfoPros for AI
June 28, 2019 : News: Actionable Insights by Advanced Analytics
June 27, 2019: On the self-organization of academic libraries
June 25, 2019: After the “Cultural Revolution” in the Leibniz institutions only praise and positive reviews?
June 24, 2019: Best practice in disseminating information
June 21, 2019 : New information services for new needs
June 18, 2019: German AI advantages in production, mobility and medical research
June 17, 2019: Why blogs, podcasts and videos are becoming a must for InfoPros
June 14, 2019 : Complete access to scientific information!
June 13, 2019: Closing the gap between data and user perspectives with knowledge graphs
June 11, 2019: 1986 – 2019: Open Passwords Trends of the Year
June 7, 2019 : InfoPros: Get a Strategic Seat at the Top Table!
June 4, 2019: Defend the reputation of academic libraries as a place for the production of new knowledge!
June 3, 2019: Germany’s cyber security: declining readiness and increasing damage
May 29, 2019 : One of the Highest Client Retention Rates by Unlimited Customer Service
May 28, 2019 : ConTech, the only conference about the intersection of content and technology
May 27, 2019: Steep assists: The best program we’ve ever had
May 24, 2019 : Quantum theory and everyday practice: What can be adopted?
May 23, 2019: Natural Science and Evolution – The Role of Information Science
May 21, 2019: German citizens now online 50 hours a week
May 20, 2019: On the road to success with the right mindset
May 17, 2019: Minesoft’s secret to success: All the while listening to clients’ feedback
May 16, 2019: Quantum theory and the information industry
May 14, 2019: Information science: Think outside the box to other disciplines!
May 13, 2019 : Subito: New barriers and yet no improvement?
May 10, 2019 : Information Professional of the Year: Ann Chapman
May 9, 2019: Anna Knoll contradicts Bern Jörs
May 7, 2019 : InfoPros: An Excel list of great deeds always in the drawer
May 6, 2019: What the other disciplines can do for information science
May 2, 2019: What can libraries do about their gradual disappearance from public view?
April 30, 2019: Statista: Digital Economy Compass 2019 published
April 29, 2019 : Largely dissolves traditional information science!
April 26, 2019: Everything more difficult due to Brexit? Money laundering, bribery, terrorist financing
April 24, 2019: Criticism of information (information) competence
April 23, 2019 : The Key to Advancing Scholarly Communication
April 17, 2019: Lack of theory, no problem solutions, training to become universal dilettantes
April 16, 2019: Proactive action in digitalization – A letter to the industry from Michael Klems
April 15, 2019: Julian Assange and the only partially functioning peer review culture of the quality media
April 11, 2019: “If you don’t take part in AI, you’ve already lost”
April 10, 2019: The dangerous ideologues of Silicon Valley
April 9, 2019: Leipzig Book Fair: A reading festival for the whole city
April 8, 2019: Information (information) competence versus data competence – By Bernd Jörs
April 5, 2019: Libraries as a sensorium for necessary changes
April 3, 2019: International Open Science Conference: It’s all about implementation!
April 2, 2019: Take Mark Zuckerberg at his word (except for the GDPR)!
April 1, 2019 : Infoscience is dead, long live data science!
March 28, 2019 : Storytelling: More hype than substance
March 27, 2019: EU Parliament decides to impoverish the content of the Internet
March 26, 2019: Digitalization versus human dignity
March 25, 2019: Conquest of the deep sea and alien planets by artificial intelligence
March 21, 2019: Leading an insecure workforce through charisma
March 20, 2019 : A Farewell to British Pragmatism?
March 19, 2019 : Storytelling: Fake News or the Future of Journalism?
March 18, 2019: InfoPros are transforming into text designers, podcast producers and visualization artists
March 15, 2019: From employees with an insatiable need for praise – altruism is worthwhile, but only within limits
March 14, 2019 : From adventurers in spirit who increase our knowledge
March 12, 2019: Discrimination against scientists and sloppy research
March 11, 2019: PATINFO 2019: Everything about artificial intelligence
March 8, 2019: Walther Umstätter 1941 – 2019
March 7, 2019 : Opportunities for Information Providers: Trust is the New Algorithm
March 5, 2019: Future of Information Science: Practice, Research and Teaching
March 4, 2019: ETH Zurich as a benchmark for German-language libraries?
March 1, 2019: Trust in AI revolution
February 28, 2019: Two helmsmen from the industry disembark
February 26, 2019 : Guido Schenk: “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope”
February 25, 2019 : Does information science have a future?
February 22, 2019: Reform of European copyright law: Even more senseless bureaucratization
February 21, 2019: AI in telecommunications: job losses and opportunities for individualization
February 19, 2019: The art of research – what remains and what has changed dramatically
February 18, 2019: Coworking as a working model for information professionals
February 15, 2019 : Data platforms for AI analysis: A win-win situation
February 14, 2019: InfoPro as an intermediary between AI providers and management
February 12, 2019 : How the Rise of AI will Impact Communication Professionals
February 11, 2019: Open Password, Outsell and BIIA choose AI and “pursuit of security” as trends of the year
February 7, 2019 : Levitsky/Ziblatt: How democracies die
February 7, 2019: 2018/2019: Trust is the New Algorithm
February 5, 2019: Sander-Beuermann: What must remain – free access to knowledge and protection against data octopuses
February 4, 2019: The radical modernization of the ZBW
February 1, 2019: Sander-Beuermann retires: review and outlook
January 31, 2019: 100 years of ZBW: THE research library for economics
January 29, 2019: From Bochum to Vietnam: development aid from library to library
January 28, 2019: Smart Cities in an international comparison
January 25, 2019: According to Relotius: New opportunities for information professionals
January 23, 2019: Situation report on digitalization: One in three Germans is a digital pioneer
January 22, 2019: A blockbuster year ago in the app economy
January 21, 2019: Against the content shock, voice control, podcasts and videos
January 18, 2019: Artificial intelligence: Germany with pocket money against the USA and China
January 16, 2019: Legal Tech: On digitalization in the legal system
January 15, 2019: Why the quality media’s previous self-criticism falls short
January 14, 2019: SPIEGEL and quality media in crisis: New opportunities for InfoPros
January 11, 2019: More civil courage and civil disobedience and against the GDPR
January 9, 2019: Appeal to civil society: Don’t even take notice of the GDPR!
January 8, 2019: Artificial intelligence: about to make a breakthrough in the information industry
January 7, 2019: Why our industry reporting isn’t successful

December 19, 2018: Ideal conditions among information providers and information centers for AI engagement
December 18, 2018: The InfoPro as a driving force in AI applications
December 17, 2018: The highlights in Open Password 2018
December 14, 2018: Plan S: Further steps for Europe-wide open access
December 12, 2018: Russia’s disinformation campaign against the West
December 11, 2018: China: Through “Social Scoring” to the Hamonic Society
December 10, 2018 : InfoPros: The digital Waterloo as an opportunity
December 7, 2018: White paper “Future of credit information”
December 5, 2018: While the number of smart cities is increasing, the “free flow of information” is decreasing worldwide
December 4, 2018: Germany is growing as an ICT location compared to the rest of the world
December 3, 2018 : Put on your marathon shoes and run now!
November 30, 2018: TIB, DIPF and ZPID positively evaluated
November 29, 2018: CeBit is closing: Lessons for the information industry
November 28, 2018: How information science can tackle “fake news”.
November 27, 2018: GDPR kills civil society engagement
November 26, 2018: Marketing: Why the “direct path to success” leads to nowhere
November 23, 2018: Fake news as an information science challenge
November 21, 2018: ZB MED should coordinate research data infrastructure
November 20, 2018 : In a time of fear and self-censorship, a journal for controversial ideas
November 19, 2018: Lack of customer focus as a deficit of information professionals
November 16, 2018 : From data to insights in the insurance market
November 14, 2018 : The mission of libraries is enlightenment
November 12, 2018: The three important core competencies for brand building as InfoPro
November 9, 2018 : Why information literacy is a must
November 7, 2018: 40 years of GBI geniuses in pictures
November 6, 2018: Where we neither have nor need artificial intelligence
November 5, 2018: EXIT: Strategies for a self-determined exit
November 2, 2018 : “Steilvorlagen 2017” was very good, but “Steilvorlagen 2018” was even better!
October 31, 2018: “Steilassisten”: Four positive assessments for every criticism
October 30, 2018: Involve students in the industry dialogue!
October 29, 2018 : Reaching the general public together!
October 25, 2018: Universities and information science in an existential crisis
October 23, 2018: Research tools for secure research
October 22, 2018: 98% of participants would recommend “Steilvorlagen”.
October 19, 2018 : Surviving in the attention economy
October 17, 2018: ZB MED sharpens its research profile
October 16, 2018: Using text mining to create mood images on complex topics
October 15, 2018: Great templates for corporate success in pictures
October 10, 2018: Scientific Services of the Bundestag: An open look at complex problem areas
October 9, 2018: An “Innovation Center” in the middle of Merck
October 8, 2018: Good chances of success in the high-quality competition
October 3, 2018 : Towards Affordable Prices in the Education Information Market
October 2, 2018: Patent information in the 21st century: New profile for the researcher
October 1, 2018: 4 years of change for competitive intelligence
September 28, 2018 : Libraries: Accepting fake news as a challenge
September 27, 2018: Can philosophers contribute to company success?
September 25, 2018: How unstructured data creates competitive advantages
September 24, 2018 : Has data science made information science obsolete?
September 20, 2018 : Business Intelligence: What is the best visualization tool?
September 19, 2018: Steps for optimal research
September 17, 2018 : European Copyright: A Nightmare According to Orwell
September 16, 2018: Monika Heim: Securing livelihoods through integrating electronic products into industry processes
September 13, 2018: Steep assists: acceleration, uncertainty, connectivity and distance
September 12, 2018: From the triumph of real-time information to the rise of virtual currencies
September 11, 2018: Germany in cyber war with Russia, China, Iran and Turkey
September 10, 2018: Change management for employees of InfoZentren
September 7, 2018: Sabine Graumann: Good opportunities for young professionals
September 6, 2018: Insourcing of research and advice to management through IP Intelligence
September 4, 2018: Frank Schätzing: Threat from supertechnologies
September 3, 2018: Swiss Re: Score with customer proximity and customer satisfaction
August 31, 2018: Sabine Graumann: A journey through time through the history of specialist information
August 30, 2018: Reforms in training and further education: What will happen to competitive intelligence?
August 29, 2018 : Israel: Libraries as places of balance between Arabs and Jews
August 28, 2018: Our life and work in 2030
August 27, 2018 : The art of being discovered on the market
August 24, 2018: EU’s Overkill of Data Protection
August 23, 2018: Digital manipulation: Attacks on the immune system of our democracy
August 21, 2018: The cyber war against Russia and China
August 20, 2018: Reforms in training and further education: even greater urgency
August 17, 2018 : Use libraries to get human again
August 16, 2018 : PATINFO: More intelligence for research tools
August 15, 2018 : Competitive Intelligence as an Art and Science: Advances in Tools and Skills
August 13, 2018: D&B withdraws from humiliation on the stock market
August 10, 2018: Summertime internship in (cool?) archives
August 8, 2018: The “Open Access” movement has unfortunately died – an obituary
August 6, 2018: International Corner: Balance of the first half of the year – by Anthea Stratigos
August 6, 2018: Further systematic confusion of specialist information institutions with research institutes
August 3, 2018: Peter Müller-Bader died
August 1, 2018: Not a single person opposed the downfall of the DBI
July 30, 2018 : DBI: “Mission Impossible” led to the downfall
July 27, 2018 : Lankes: The library as an extended arm of your community
July 26, 2018: The future of libraries according to Rafael Ball
July 24, 2018 : Qatar: Scientific society as a success story
July 23, 2018 : Qatar: A knowledge society is emerging
July 20, 2018: The right social media strategy
July 19, 2018: STN International facing long-term closure?
July 18, 2018: The next key technology: quantum computers
July 17, 2018: The libraries as community and peer review providers
July 16, 2018: Hosts’ opportunities for community building
July 13, 2018 : Dow Jones: Stronger Reputations by Compliance
July 12, 2018: Teaching digital literacy as a new core competency
July 11, 2018: Sabine Graumann is Information Professional of the Year
July 10, 2018: Music Industry Summit: Under pressure from digitalization and upcoming copyright law
July 9, 2018 : InfoPros, sitting on publishable treasures
July 6, 2018 : UrWissG: Libraries are not the guardians of copyright
July 5, 2018: Steep assists: Creating added value despite massive resistance
July 3, 2018: We honor Peter Müller-Bader!
July 4, 2018: OA Strategy Berlin, OA Monitor, National OA Contact Point
July 2, 2018: InfoPros like the national team before relegation to the second division?
June 29, 2018 : Transforming Content through Data Science
June 28, 2018: Pioneers and those digitally backward among Germany’s municipalities
June 27, 2018: Small publishing house “Publisher for Libraries” really big
June 26, 2018: With big data for 4P medicine: preventive, personalized, precise and participatory
June 25, 2018: The InfoPros and the publishers’ ancillary copyrights
June 21, 2018: 40 years of GBI: A Touch of German Dream is Going On
June 20, 2018: Libraries and publishers: pretty much the best enemies – a political conclusion of the librarian day
June 19, 2018: Steep assists 2018: Turning Information Complexity into Simplicity
June 18, 2018: Upgrading InfoPros to consultants
June 15, 2018 : Loneliness and Depression by Digitalization
June 14, 2018: EU copyright reform versus provider diversity and open access
June 12, 2018: FAZ archive: New offers according to the principles of copyright
June 11, 2018: Could the GDPR have been stopped?
June 8, 2018 : Time for ethical business management
June 7, 2018: Information Resources for Librarians and Information Specialists
June 5, 2018 : Inspired by Lankes: New trends in university libraries
June 4, 2018: Data protection authorities target the information industry
May 30, 2018: After 24 hours of GDPR, more than 300 blogs, forums and websites closed
May 29, 2018 : Are we stumbling towards digital euthanasia?
May 28, 2018: What the GDPR is doing to businesses and those involved in civil society
May 25, 2018: DFB scout Siegenthaler warns of growing aggressiveness in business and sport
May 24, 2018: Smart contracts as an alternative to blockchain
May 23, 2018: OPEN PASSWORD – Information on data protection
May 22, 2018: Three days left until GDPR: Leave the little ones alone!
May 18, 2018: Super CI conference on German soil
May 17, 2018: ZB MED with a de facto top three
May 15, 2018 : Get “weird!”
May 14, 2018: European companies continue to thrive
May 11, 2018: In the midst of a new media catastrophe, the discovery of humans as betting goods
May 8, 2018 : Which Management Strategy for Risk and Compliance?
May 8, 2018: No more favors! Your achievements are worth something!
May 5, 2018: Digitalization and Disruption: The End of Rationality
May 3, 2018 : How do we give the “chimpanzee in us” a banana?
May 2, 2018: Dietrich Rebholz-Schuhmann new director of ZB MED
April 27, 2018: Bitcoin before the crash
April 26, 2018: Open access and transparency in scientific publishing
April 24, 2018: Influencers and bloggers are displacing journalists as the most important target group for PR
April 22, 2018: Are we the busy-busies who don’t get anything done?
April 20, 2018 : Outsell’s first international product evaluation for Open Password
April 19, 2018: Great heterogeneity among market intelligence experts
April 17, 2018: The domestic creative industry under international pressure
April 16, 2018: InfoPro events in Germany: What’s already happening
April 13, 2018: Learn from the USA: target group-oriented events for InfoPros
April 12, 2018: The Seven Deadly Sins from Google Books
April 10, 2018: London Info International repositions itself
April 9, 2018: My big goals for 2018 and a first conclusion after 100 days
April 6, 2018 : London Info International: The innovations for 2018
April 5, 2018: New areas of responsibility for InfoPros: evaluation, visualization and CI
April 3, 2018: How the industry’s golden age was spoiled
March 28, 2018: The return of censorship to Russia and the USA
March 27, 2018: Librarian of the Year: Helga Schwarz
March 26, 2018: Your communication strategy as a puzzle game
March 23, 2018: Anthea Stratigos on the Facebook scandal
March 22, 2018: A competency profile for knowledge managers
March 20, 2018 : Finding Social Media Influencers: Relevance, Credibility, Consistency, Commitment and Network
March 19, 2018 : How to be first in your market!
March 16, 2018: Librarians under the thumb of Tsarist, Soviet and Putin censorship
March 13, 2018: Making Open Access and Open Science sustainable
March 12, 2018 : Why you should do something for other people!
March 9, 2018: How InfoPros Tame Dark Data
March 8, 2018: Fears from the SoWi community come to the state parliament
March 6, 2018: International information providers: ill-prepared for digital transformation
March 5, 2018: Mary Ellen Bates: 400 hours to first customer
March 2, 2018: Is email also dying out in professional traffic?
March 1, 2018 : Silke Bromann: Face-to-face contacts remain infinitely important over huge distances
February 27, 2018: What Michael Klems and Steven Spielberg have in common
February 26, 2018: Big data and code are putting InfoPros in distress
February 23, 2018 : Book of the Year: Expect more from Richard David Lankes
February 22, 2018: LII: Disruption, fake news and the seduction of users
February 20, 2018: Digital disruption is necessary for the Bundesliga
February 19, 2018: Nothing better could happen to the InfoPros than Google!
February 16, 2018: Dietrich Nelle: The coalition paper is a great achievement!
February 15, 2018: Automated fight against opinion spam
February 13, 2018: The information professional as a management consultant
February 12, 2018: Digitalization – jump off or jump on?
February 9, 2018 : Information and Science: Life in Termoniological Babylon
February 8, 2018: TIB: Before a revolution in scientific work
February 6, 2018: Outlook 2018: Triumph of citizen science
February 5, 2018 : Just Keep Uploading!
February 2, 2018: Information provision in view of the Frankfurt skyline
January 31, 2018: The last queen of specialist information is retiring
January 30, 2018: LII: Platform Overload and everyone their own search engine
January 29, 2018 : We want you to be happy every Monday!
January 26, 2018: ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Düsseldorf and German speakers successful
January 24, 2018 : Why we shouldn’t be afraid of artificial intelligence
January 23, 2018 : How to demonstrate your expertise: curating, storytelling, branding
January 22, 2018: InfoPros in crisis: What has actually happened since 2015?
January 19, 2018 : DIMDI: Solving data problems on the front lines of health policy
January 18, 2018: 25 years of infobroking lutz: “Transforming Information into Knowledge”
January 16, 2018: Subito perspectives: brand maintenance, expanding infrastructure, reliable partner
January 15, 2018: How InfoPros become hidden information champions
January 12, 2018: Network Enforcement Act: We have to regulate social media completely differently!
January 9, 2018: Michael Klems’ gigantic publication program
January 8, 2018: 40 years of GBI-Genios: The anniversary of the year

December 20, 2017 : History subitos: 1994 – 2018
December 19, 2017: 20 years of subito: review and outlook
December 18, 2017: Top Voices on LinkedIn: Reputation boost for bloggers
December 15, 2017: 2007 and 2017: The disappearance of the industry
December 14, 2017: ZB MED: “Successful start of a realignment”
December 12, 2017: Why doesn’t GESIS maintain databases even though it doesn’t cost anything?
December 11, 2017: GESIS: Research for research achievements totally commercialized
December 8, 2017 : Blockchain: Disruptive, but very special opportunities
December 7, 2017: Arne Krüger: With Zen Buddhism and an orientation towards the common good to economic success
December 5, 2017: Sabine Graumann is leaving? No, fortunately not!
December 4, 2017: What the “steep assists” really mean
November 30, 2017 : Internet Librarian: Success Stories libraries, content marketing, multimedia storytelling
November 29, 2017 : LII opens in less than a week
November 28, 2017: German-Polish cooperation knows no borders
November 27, 2017: Social science databases are to be shrunk to 1/6
November 24, 2017 : LexisNexis: Compliance, reputational risk and reach Do good worldwide and earn money while doing it
November 23, 2017: Digina Conference: More regulation, more standards and, above all, more trust
November 22, 2017 : Virtual Reality: What will this technology achieve?
November 20, 2017: Michael Klem’s five-step plan for brand collisions
November 17, 2017: 10 years later: The most ambitious attempt to preserve our planet’s biodiversity
November 16, 2017 : Songdo City: Future city or ghost city?
November 14, 2017 : What can we learn from British information professionals?
November 13, 2017: Digital legacy: How do I secure my business after death?
November 9, 2017 : LII: Bringing the information community together
November 7, 2017 : Disruption: What do we do when we can’t build on experiences?
November 6, 2017 : Can disruptions be anticipated and managed?
November 3, 2017: Publishing quality as an endangered species
November 2, 2017: Deal with customer King on an equal footing!
October 27, 2017 : Disruption: Don’t limit yourself to positioning the rabbit in front of the snake
October 26, 2017: 15 years ago: The end of the pioneer spirit
October 24, 2017: Steep assists/database breakfast: Keep your Limbi happy!
October 23, 2017: Steep assists for corporate success: The critical points
October 20, 2017: Steep assists: 5.8 positive votes for every criticism of speakers and content
October 19, 2017 : Librarians: What do my stakeholders want and how can I convince them?
October 17, 2017: 88% of steep assist participants: expectations met or exceeded
October 16, 2017: Steep assists: Mission Complete and a great success!
October 13, 2017 : How Google should be regulated
October 11, 2017: How InfoPros apply artificial intelligence
October 9, 2017: Digital Work – how do you actually do it?
October 6, 2017: Munich Circle: Towards a “Digital Social Market Economy”?
October 5, 2017: Dramatic situation of the information centers – The challenges
October 2, 2017: How Factiva wants to win over the semi-professional InfoPros
September 28, 2017: Against the loss of importance of information professionals
September 26, 2017: Information Professionals: Core tasks in the face of digitalization
September 25, 2017: Successful marketing on YouTube – working with LexOffice and FAZ database
September 22, 2017: Bredemeier leaves “Steilvorlagen” – practical relevance remains our mantra
September 20, 2017: 20 years of Subito: An institution with a future
September 18, 2017: Research efficiency, Hootsuite and Salesforce – The superior alternative to Google Translate
September 15, 2017: Restart bitverlag: experiences and perspectives
September 13, 2017: Is the Google monopoly shaking?
September 11, 2017: Publicity for InfoPros on its own
September 8, 2017: Video marketing, a successful model for InfoPros
September 7, 2017: Infoscience: Leave the regulatory cage of state welfare and regain freedom
September 4, 2017: The challenge posed by “disruptors”
September 1, 2017: New services for the “Green Path”
August 30, 2017: ORCID at TU Dortmund: Clearly assign scientists to their publications
August 28, 2017: Information economy: elimination of intermediate levels and existential questions of survival
August 24, 2017: The rise, fall and end of the DBI: A lesson with current relevance
August 22, 2017: Economy and politics: The time of naive cronies is over
August 21, 2017: Dependence of authors on publishers or politics: which is better?
August 17, 2017: Dinges & Frick goes bankrupt, but the specialist publisher continues to exist
August 16, 2017: InfoPro has the floor: Dramatic situation in information centers
August 15, 2017: “Uphill Struggle” the information provider in marketing
August 11, 2017: Trends and movers and shakers in the industry 1986 – 2016
August 9, 2017: How newspaper content promotes research and development (FAZ archive)
August 7, 2017: 25 years of PROJECT CONSULT: The information industry between technology and content orientation
August 3, 2017: “Steilvorlagen”: the final program
August 2, 2017: “Social Live” streaming services: Who uses and broadcasts them and why
July 31, 2017: Structural change at PATINFO and what speaks for it
July 28, 2017: Kurt Venker’s utopia: So desirable and yet so far away
July 26, 2017 : Digital agency: Standardized disclosure requirements for algorithms
July 25, 2017: Incorrect citation practices and difficult self-image of our community
July 24, 2017: Utopian designs for the future of I&D
July 21, 2017: Heiko Maas and the digital agency: What does the minister think?
July 19, 2017 : Overcome fragmentation between academic and public libraries!
July 17, 2017: Digital disruption as an opportunity for InfoPros
July 14, 2017: The documentarians lack adequate representation
July 11, 2017: Controversially discussed: Why the German Library Institute went under
July 8, 2017: The new copyright is through: The Review
July 7, 2017 : Money20/20: FinTechs and banks are driving forward the digitalization of the financial sector
July 5, 2017: SVP conference: On conscious balance with digital helpers
July 3, 2017: UrhWissG: Joy and horror after the vote in the Bundestag
June 30, 2017: Patent trolls successfully fought with defensive publications
June 28, 2017: Fact checking against fake news: How we win
June 26, 2017: Future of information science: From information retrieval to knowledge organization
June 23, 2017: Fake news in established media, topicality mania and scandalization
June 21, 2017 : What is the future of information science?
June 19, 2017 : LII: The most ambitious program to date hits the nerve of the industry
June 16, 2017: PATINFO easily defends its monopoly position in patent information
June 14, 2017 : The DGI cannot be reinvented
June 12, 2017: The DGI retreats to a closed wagon castle of classic documentation topics
June 9, 2017: “Palace Revolt” appoints new DGI board with little future orientation
June 8, 2017 : Chapeau for speaking out about standard publisher practices!
June 6, 2017: The usurpatory practice of publishers against their authors
June 1, 2017: Metager enables search within search
May 30, 2017: Future of Information Science/Information Science and Digitalization
May 29, 2017 : Fake news and quality media, not so different
May 26, 2017: Patent Landscape Analysis in six steps
May 23, 2017: State of the Art in Scientific Software
May 19, 2017: On keeping people in cages
May 17, 2017: Data management without professionals, infrastructure and tools
May 15, 2017: Before the archive business of newspaper publishers is destroyed?
May 11, 2017: Requirements for Information Professionals: The “Minimal Set”
May 10, 2017: Marketing Intelligence Professionals: The current situation
May 8, 2017: The scientific library as the 4th location: Scouting, Recommending, Implementing
May 5, 2017: The academic library as the fourth location
May 3, 2017: The downfall of the DBI, a lesson for today
May 2, 2017: “Next Generation Search Systems”: Find, Recommend, Answer
April 28, 2017: Fake News, Cyber War and Peace Research
April 26, 2017: 5 Ways to Improve Your PR Strengths
April 24, 2017 : What kind of future for information science?
April 21, 2017: Potential of digitalization and need for action
April 19, 2017: More lateral thinkers in qualifications, business and politics!
April 18, 2017: How we brought the Open Society to Eastern Europe’s libraries
April 12, 2017: Central European University – Will the triumph of open societies also be destroyed in libraries?
April 11, 2017: Digital information and manipulation: State of Discussion
April 10, 2017: 500,000 data stewards for handling research data
April 6, 2017: Vendor Information: Understanding Information Spaces
April 5, 2017: How to make ends meet without official access to Elsevier
April 3, 2017: Text robot Milli on the way to global recognition
March 31, 2017: Confession on April 1st – Open Password is created by text robots
March 29, 2017: Digitalization: Why using buzzwords makes sense
March 27, 2017: Do we have to place the last InfoPros under species protection?
March 23, 2017 : LII 2017: New rules in the post Brexit, post Trump world
March 22, 2017: Interface documentation – exhibition, restoration, digitization and publication projects
March 20, 2017: What the UrWissG really means
March 17, 2017 : Securing corporate reputation in a post-truth world
March 15, 2017: Vera Münch Information Professional of the Year
March 13, 2017: vfm: Big Archive unbounded by media – socially networked
March 10, 2017: MetaGer is booming – MetaGer is rocking
March 8, 2017: KIBA: Pro discourse, networking, support
March 6, 2017: On the copyright debate: myths and real problems
March 2, 2017: Social media is becoming increasingly important for job hunting
March 1, 2017 : Eugene Garfield 1925 – 2017
February 24, 2017: Draft bill on copyright reform is to be viewed positively
February 21, 2017: Digitalization should be the central challenge of the next few years
February 20, 2017 : InfoPros, listen to your gut feeling!
February 17, 2017: Brokers with fewer than ten intermediaries are facing the end
February 15, 2017: InfoPro of the year: Rudolf Mumenthaler
February 13, 2017: When InfoPros get fired, they just become editors
February 9, 2017: ODOK: Highly relevant lectures, competent speakers – and yet still in dire straits
February 8, 2017: On the economic attractiveness of Open Access
February 7, 2017: A marathon relay race for the rebirth of ZB MED
February 3, 2017: USA under the sign of Trump: We must now demonstrate our values
February 2, 2017: Federal Government: More internationalization for education, science and innovation!
January 31, 2017: Will Düsseldorf become a smart city?
January 30, 2017: New competencies for InfoPro 2017
January 27, 2017 : Science has never been more at risk.
January 26, 2017: APE participants on the crisis of trust in science
January 25, 2017: The mission of libraries is to improve society
January 22, 2017 : A new approach to the “Future of Libraries” debate
January 20, 2017: Corporate Social Responsibility: The age of characterless corporations is coming to an end
January 18, 2017 : Multilingual expert networks to combat cybercrime
January 16, 2017: The ten most important trends in the information industry
January 15, 2017 : Information without evaluation? – Crisis of trust between elites and citizens
January 13, 2017: A deal with Elsevier doesn’t bode well
January 12, 2017 : “Spotlight on the passion for information”
January 10, 2017: Information science without a future?
January 8, 2017: 2016/2017: The Internet becomes a network of hate

December 22, 2016: It’s Christmas – what do information professionals want?
December 21, 2016: The rebirth of the content industry
December 18, 2016: The technical colleges are failing to fulfill their educational mission
December 16, 2016 : LII 2016: “An amazing time to work as InfoPro”
December 14, 2016 : LII 2016: The best possible ROI for InfoPros
December 12, 2016: The information industry must resist the “post-truth”.
December 9, 2016: Universities of applied sciences will soon only be “university light”
December 7, 2016: Why the InfoPros are indispensable for your facilities
December 4, 2016 : Who owns the future of chemical information?
December 2, 2016: The InfoPros are disorienting the people
November 30, 2016: “Not the InfoPros on the couch, but the others!”
November 29, 2016: The Information Professional as Superman
November 28, 2016 : Thomson Reuters, Asia and the Russian Market
November 25, 2016: How Elsevier was defeated at a magazine
November 23, 2016: The ethics of publishers
November 21, 2016: Do competition observers have to become grandmasters?
November 17, 2016: This is how the government’s digitalization offensive comes to nothing
November 16, 2016 : The Open Access Value Chain
November 14, 2016: US elections and the information industry: Only God can help against Trump
November 10, 2016: Private equity: billions in profits or sleeping under bridges
November 8, 2016: The US election campaign and the information industry
November 7, 2016: Survival of InfoPros in the Attention Economy
November 3, 2016: Lower usage in real-time costs jobs
November 2, 2016: New standard against bribery and corruption
October 30, 2016: InfoPro profession with a future if training is reformed
October 27, 2016: The emergence of a steep template community – results of the event survey
October 25, 2016: Deutsche Bank closes DB Research lighthouse
October 24, 2016: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing our lives
October 20, 2016: Steep templates: Why the information industry needs to meet regularly in pictures
October 18, 2016 : Qualifying the Information Professional for tomorrow
October 17, 2016: InfoPros in the political process: Can it work?
October 14, 2016: Smartphone most used device for internet access
October 11, 2016 : Digitalization: The altruistic tribal society is returning
October 10, 2016: Why every information professional needs to watch “Snowden.”
October 7, 2016: Austria’s top event ODOK is in dire straits
October 5, 2016: Legally regulate license agreements between hosts and InfoPros!
October 3, 2016: Text analysis: One of the three most important events at the book fair
September 30, 2016: Online Information Reborn
September 28, 2016 : Meet Open Password at the Book Fair – “Steilvorlagen Event”
September 27, 2016: Dramatic situation for the last employees of FIZ Chemie
September 25, 2016: “Steilvorlagen” with a booming number of participants
September 23, 2016 : TIB: The director disembarks
September 20, 2016 : Libraries & Archives: Dealing properly with big data!
September 19, 2016: Leibniz Association employs Nebelwerfer
September 16, 2016: ZB MED in the transformation process with new management
September 14, 2016 : Information Professionals – Change from skeptic to explorer
September 11, 2016: An alternative qualification program for InfoPros
September 8, 2016: Swiss BIS is getting ready for political uprising
September 6, 2016: USA, EU, CH: Who has the best information policy?
September 4, 2016 : Worldbox, emerging disruptor for company information
September 2, 2016: More than “common search” practices for engineers
August 31, 2016: Repositioning of the InfoPros: SVP and
August 27, 2016 : Virtual Reality: We will never be what we once were
August 26, 2016: Switzerland is facing digital upgrades
August 23, 2016 : Be truthful, not neutral!
August 21, 2016: Success Story “Qualification of InfoPros”
August 19, 2016: NRW facing de-professionalization of the scientific infrastructure?
August 17, 2016: IVS tasks and services, is there anything more important?
August 15, 2016: Instead of helping InfoPros, a helpless gibberish
August 12, 2016 : From the junk food of social media to being informed – how?
August 10, 2016: Pearls in provider communication – why not found?
August 8, 2016: On the abandonment of the claim to truth in science
August 3, 2016: Job title InfoPro: Outdated, meaningless, negative connotations
August 2, 2016: Associations and interest groups: Network more closely!
July 30, 2016: Profiling information science in teaching
July 28, 2016 : Deep Web: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
July 27, 2016 : InfoPros: From Information to Insight
July 25, 2016: Skill requirements InfoPros: Yes. We can.
July 20, 2016 : Students improve provider strategies
July 19, 2016: Fit for Big Data through Bitkom guidelines
July 18, 2016: CI as a promising business area for InfoPros
July 14, 2016: After megadeal, concerns about prices and service quality
July 13, 2016: Thomson Reuters sells science division to private equity
July 12, 2016: Teaching at technical colleges is also in danger
July 10, 2016: Private equity’s hunger for verified information and analysis
July 8, 2016 : Will iSchools stop the decline of information science?
July 6, 2016: How InfoPros become “grandmasters”.
July 4, 2016: Finalization of the program for the “Steilabsatz” event
July 1, 2016: Brexit challenges the information industry and InfoPros
June 29, 2016: What we expect from Festschrifts and editors
June 27, 2016: ZB-MED – The key to success lies in NRW
June 24, 2016: BREXIT and its impact on the information industry
June 21, 2016 : How to revitalize information science
June 19, 2016: How Minesoft competes against major patent information providers
June 16, 2016 : Education Report 2016: The education revolution advances
June 15, 2016: Scientific societies: Back to Stone Age standardization!
June 13, 2016: Stop the Leibniz Association’s anti-specialist information policy!
June 12, 2016: The last unicorn as a picture for InfoPros
June 9, 2016: Altmetrics on the way to standardization
June 8, 2016: “Step template” program for information professionals is available
June 6, 2016: Doesn’t the professional and institutional decline of information science exist?
June 3, 2016: The 15th ISI in Berlin and in English
June 2, 2016: ZB MED probably before further funding
June 1, 2016: Information Professionals between strengths and downfall
May 30, 2016: The specialist information policy reaches the Bundestag
May 27, 2016: A revolution in InfoPros that will be canceled
May 24, 2016: Directory of Open Access Journals removes 3,300 journals
May 22, 2016 : European Open Science Cloud: Evolution or Revolution?
May 19, 2016: The inventor and pioneer of the database industry reports back.
May 18, 2016: How the Leibniz Association did not follow its reviewers at ZB MED
May 17, 2016: How the information industry is getting into crowd blogging
May 13, 2016 : Why doesn’t the wisdom of the many rule in the information industry?
May 12, 2016: “Information Workers of the World, Unite!”
May 9, 2016: Practical students in the ReQuest competition
May 6, 2016: Open Password intensifies “Look East”
May 4, 2016: InfoPro’s – Remedies against a declaration of bankruptcy and insignificance
May 3, 2016: Norbert Henrichs died
May 2, 2016: Save the date for “Steilassisten”!
April 29, 2016: Ethical action in competition – a disadvantage?
April 27, 2016: Foiling the nest of information science
April 25, 2016: An association is silent. Why?
April 22, 2016: Prince is dead – Big Data IK Symposium Part 2 – the 16th week at a glance
April 21, 2016: Possible consequences of a ZB-MED settlement – statement from an InfoPro
April 19, 2016: Leibniz Association has a strategy and NRW doesn’t have one
April 18, 2016 : Big Data: Replacing entrepreneurs and scientists with algorithms?
April 15, 2016: For information science that brings something to practice
April 13, 2016: The winding down of Düsseldorf’s information science department has begun.
April 12, 2016 : Umstätter: A new information science from the ruins!
April 8, 2016: Failed protest – 5 before the decimal point – weekly review
April 7, 2016: Corporate libraries between repositioning and the fight for survival
April 6, 2016: Which interest group represents the information professionals?
April 4, 2016: #saveiws – The lack of opportunities for the student body in Düsseldorf
April 4, 2016: Oh how beautiful Panama leaks – the appearance and reality of celebrity
April 2, 2016: The “end” in Düsseldorf is a done deal
March 31, 2016: What we should achieve with the mobilization for ZB MED
March 30, 2016: How information science is cannibalizing itself
March 29, 2016: What the Library Congress really brought us
March 24, 2016: Bad forecast for Düsseldorf information science
March 23, 2016 : Kuhlen: A program to save information science
March 22, 2016: Information industry raises its voice against the winding up of ZB MED
March 21, 2016: Exclusively negative response to the winding-up decision for ZB MED
March 18, 2016: Breaking News – ZB MED is being wound up
March 18, 2016: Radio silence in Düsseldorf – InfoPros with floppy hats – Tweets of the week
March 16, 2016 : For saving oral cultures in West Africa
March 16, 2016: Information scientist Jürgen Krause died
March 14, 2016: The open access platform for all sciences
March 11, 2016: Open Web Index: Without political support
March 9, 2016: “Only uncollected data is safe”
March 8, 2016: The exploitation of open access models
March 6, 2016: Rainer Hammwöhner died
March 4, 2016: Hamburg Search Engine Congress prices Snowden
March 2, 2016: The wandering of newspaper publishers through the digital night
February 29, 2016: Librarian discourse must become more “Anglo-Saxon”.
February 26, 2016: “German search engines in existential danger”
February 24, 2016 : InfoScience: Strategies against institutional decline
February 22, 2016: InfoPros: Strategies against loss of meaning – By Michael Krake
February 19, 2016: “It’s all about winning, whatever the cost” (Umstätter to the publishing lobby)
February 17, 2016: Can mobilization at universities be successful? Yes, of couse.
February 16, 2016 : Is there nothing more important than Rafael Ball? But.
February 12, 2016: PUSH SERVICE – We don’t need libraries anymore – Is the furor over Ball justified?
February 11, 2016: PUSHDIENST – After the Düsseldorf resolution: Is German information science still competitive?
February 9, 2016: PUSH SERVICE News
February 8, 2016: PUSHDIENST News – Raffael Ball no longer wants books in libraries


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