MmIT Journal – May 2016

See here for the May issue of the MmIT journal (current MmIT members only).MmIT-journal-may-16

Contents include:

  • MMIT 2016 conference, September
  • Internet Librarian International, October
 DVD releases of:
  • Around China with a Movie Camera
  • Play On! Shakespeare in Silent Film
 Book reviews:
  •  No Nonsense Guide to Archives and Recordkeeping
  • Data Management for Researchers
  • Library Technology and Digital Resources
  • Procuring hardware and software
  • Kudos: scholarly communications in the digital age
  • OpenRefine: open source data cleaning
  • Internet Archive: preserving culture online
  • Altmetrics: bibliometrics for the digital age
  • Index of 2015 issues
Marketing insight:
  • Tap into the trend for mobile access
TechRound Up:
  • QUEST Vest 42 pocket system, Gorilla cord organiser, Tablift tablet stand, iFetch Too ball thrower for dogs


MmIT Journal May 2015 – available online

A reminder that the May issue (Vol 41, No 2) of MmIT Journal is online.

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Contents include:


  • MMIT Conference preview (September); Internet Librarian International preview (October)


  • Book review: Information and Intrigue
  • Book review: Google Big Query Analytics
  • Book review: Beyond Bibliometrics
  • Site review: Internet Archive Book Images
  • Product review: Corel PaintShop Pro 7


  • Shedding light on digitisation projects
  • Demonstrating the value of the library enquiry service
  • Learning content management systems
  • A sound and vision retrospective part 3: television to video disc


  • Time saving tips; gadgets for people on the move; graphene; affordable gadgets to keep us healthier; cool apps for the holiday season

Other items

  • Winner of the bursary place to the CILIP Conference (July)
Catherine Dhanjal (right), editor of MmIT Journal
Catherine Dhanjal (right), editor of MmIT Journal

Catherine Dhanjal, Managing Editor, Multimedia Information and Technology journal

Latest issue of MmIT journal now online

The August 2014 issue of our journal is now available to subscribers through the MmIT Journal Current Issues page on our CILIP website. You will need to log in to access this content.

MmIT Journal August 2014


Cover image: © Tale | – Concept For Inspiration

Contents include:

·        News: Outdoor digital bookshelf using QR codes

·        MMIT Group’s annual conference ‘Sight and Sound’ – keynote speakers

·        BFI News:

·        A Farewell to Arms

·        SciFi: The Changes

·        Reviews:

·        Product review: Kingsoft Office Suite Professional 2013

·        Book review: Web Metrics for Library and Information Professionals

·        Features:

·        Trends in elearning technologies worldwide

·        Elearning via videconference in schools

·        Elearning using online games

·        Museums: technology early adopters

·        Museums: digitisation

·        Creating digital stories in libraries

·        Managing data in higher education

·        Preview of Internet Librarian International conference 2014

·        TechRoundUp:

·        Kobo Arc 10 HD tablet

·        Bose QuietComfort headphones

·        BioLite CampStove

·        UP! Plus 2, a 3D printer

·        HaierPad tablets

February 2014 MmIT Journal now available

The February 2014 issue of the MmIT Journal is now available to MmIT members on the CILIP website.

MmIT Journal Cover February 14

Cover photo: © Abdone | Dreamstime Stock Photos

Our February issue has a special focus on Sound and Vision to link in with this year’s conference theme.

Contents include:


  • MMIT Group Annual Conference 2014 – Sound and Vision Librarianship: Going Beyond Words and Pictures
  • Tony Thompson retires after 40 years of dedication to the Group and Journal


  • Book review: Raspberry Pi Projects
  • Book review: Going Beyond Google Again
  • Product review: Paragon Hard Disc Manager 12


  • Special focus: Sound and Vision
  • Accessible library services for partially sighted people
  • Sound Canvas: interactive art exhibit
  • Creating videos for library users
  • British films: the golden years
  • Features:
  • appBoz: creating mobile apps for mobile marketing

Index of 2013 articles


  • Brain-computer interfaces
  • Dual operating system computers
  • Smart batteries to control mobile devices
  • Retro phones
  • The latest smartwatches

Coming up in the journal in 2014 – May: Focus on mobile in libraries

August 2013 MmIT Journal

mmitaug13-cover-highresOur August issue is a bumper issue with two extra pages and instead of the usual one special focus we have three. Contents include:

  • Book reviews: Understanding Information & Computation; Data Points: Visualization that Means Something
  • Product review: Canon PowerShot SX50HS
  • Special focus: data security & Saas – identity & access management explained; secure access to university resources at Indiana University
  • Special focus: skills – jobs of the future combine creativity & technology; managers’ information-seeking behaviour in the NHS
  • Special focus: digitisation – addressing the digitisation divide; the Institution of Civil Engineers’ new online image library; EDINA’s Digimap – maps & geospatial data; 3D visualisations of Paris bring history alive
  • Features: preview of Internet Librarian International
  • TechRoundUp: Liberty University’s new robotic book retrieval system; Jollyfy: brighten up your videos; Microsoft Office – software goes online; iPads take over PCs in libraries

Coming up later in 2013

 November: Focus on elearning

MmIT Journal

MmIT Journal

Check out our May 2013 issue, available to members now. Visit our website, choose “Journal current issue” from the left-hand menu, then log in with your user name/password. Features include:

  • Book review: Open Access
  • Product reviews: Etymotic noise isolating headset; Pong mobile phone case
  • Special focus: eJournals and eBooks – features from the UK, India, US; public libraries and higher education
  • Features: massive online open courses (MOOCs); IT at Titanic Belfast visitor attraction; the V&A Museum moves into digital publishing; dynamic data and data aggregation
  • TechRoundUp: discover Google Glass; augmented reality with Ingress; the new e-paper smartphone

Coming up later in 2013

 August:           Focus on data security, data management, SaaS

November:          Focus on elearning

August issue of MmIT journal now out

Have you had a look at the journal yet? Log in with your usual CILIP website user name and password at or email if you need a reminder. Institutional subscribers should visit:

Our August issue includes features on:
•    Internet Librarian International Conference – get your 25% discount!
•    Book reviews: Collection Development in the Digital Age; 25 Things You Need to Know About the Future
•    Product review: Plustek Optic Film 8100 Film Scanner
•    Special focus: future technologies – augmented reality, artificial intelligence, mobile technologies, 3D
•    History of the journal part two
•    Mobile malware – take steps to protect your data
•    Digitising the British Newspaper Archives
•    The new super virus: Flame
•    Learn to program for the web: Codecadamy
•    How to speed up your computer
•    The Plextor Solid State Drive

Next issue: special focus on mobile technology