WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The hearing will examine the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.
Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook
Ms. Juniper Downs, Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, YouTube
Mr. Carlos Monje, Director, Public Policy and Philanthropy, Twitter
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.
To maintain the currency and security of ProQuest ebook platforms, Ebook Central and LibCentral will be unavailable for approximately six hours beginning Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
These are titles that have been ordered on the following funds: communication studies, video funds, journalism, legal studies, IMC, CMD, & TVR. There is a separate tab for e-book purchases. Please be sure tocheck the catalog for location and status. New Books might be on the new books shelf as you enter the library, in the stacks, checked out, or at the binders.
Thank you for your order recommendations. You can order a book or video purchase by emailing me. If you’d like a list of potential titles for purchase on a particular subject, let me know. Funds are currently about 50% spent. They must be 100% spent by mid-March.
Thank you, too, for inviting me to your classes & referring students to me. Here are all myResearch Guides. If you would like me to create one on a special topic or for your class, contact me. It is never too early to schedule a class!
Historical Newspapers: we’ve added the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, and the Washington Post to our digital access; we always had the NYT and the WSJ.
LexisNexis Academic is nowNexis Uni. The link to LexisNexis Academic will disappear soon. There are print guides, video guides, and the ability to sign up for online training on the Nexis Uni support page. See me for questions or training.
Hope everyone has a happy and healthy holiday! To see our hours over break, click here for our calendar: https://library.ithaca.edu/cal/ — you can scroll forward to January. I plan to be out-of-the office from Saturday, December 23rd through Wednesday, January, 3rd.