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The concept of "big data" is explained as a system of analyzing large amounts of data to discover trends, patterns, correlations and even causality to generate predictions. This discipline can be adapted to the context of the daily work of the information professional dealing with [...]

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New internet-based technologies are transforming the business model around the world. The use of new competitive watch and intelligence platforms is discussed. We review the information sources used in combination with other data (e.g., financial and technological data) to create [...]

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The aim of the paper is to serve as a gateway to the world of geographic information systems (GIS), seen as technologies t support decision-making services in libraries and information units. Through the review of various projects that make use of GIS technologies in libraries, the [...]

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Big data has become an enormous asset for on-demand content distribution services, helping information supply and decision- making, regarding both the content of the database and suscribers to the database. In this article we describe and define big data and data management in a media [...]