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Massive Database of Online Video Premieres Exclusively for Public ...

Massive Database of Online Video Premieres Exclusively for Public ... | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
(ALEXANDRIA, VA) – Alexander Street Press continues to grow and diversify its portfolio with the launch of a new online video database conceived exclusively for public libraries and their patrons. Public Library Video Online ...
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You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You:

You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You: | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Over two years ago I wrote Are You a 21st Century Librarian? and proposed the following six behaviors that would describe a 21st Century librarian. You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You: 1. Are Creative – … 2.
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Millennial Library Users Need … What?

Millennial Library Users Need … What? | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Last August I found the MTV study – Young Millennials Will Keep Calm & Carry On – that surveyed Millennials in greater detail than ever before.
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Understanding your audience is critical!

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Five Answers to Successful Strategic Planning

Five Answers to Successful Strategic Planning | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
One of the hardest parts of doing strategic planning is just getting started. Where to begin? What approach should we use to pursue strategic planning for my library?
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What the Library of the Future Will Look Like - National Journal

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What the Library of the Future Will Look Like
National Journal
The library of the 21st century still has books, but it also has 3-D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, and spaces for conducting business meetings.
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MLIS Grad's Book of Essays Describes New Librarianship Roles

MLIS Grad's Book of Essays Describes New Librarianship Roles Syracuse University News For those wondering what some of the newest positions in the library profession might be like, a new reference guide provides insights into the day-to-day...
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A New Perspective of Librarianship

A New Perspective of Librarianship | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
What I’ve been trying to elaborate over the past many months and posts is that our profession needs a new perspective of librarianship. A TV comedy show (of all things) sparked the following spot-on analogy.
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What to expect from libraries in the 21st century: Pam Sandlian Smith at TEDxMileHigh

Why do we still need libraries in the age of digital, real-time information? In this emotional talk, Pam Sandlian Smith shows how she works to use the librar...
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An Awesome Experience With Strategic Planning

An Awesome Experience With Strategic Planning | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
The awesome part was working with my daughter to present something that we are both passionate about to other library professionals.
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The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain ...

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain ... | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, Oxford's Bodleian Library announced that it had digitized a 550 year old copy of the Gutenberg Bible along with a number of other a.
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Can, Should, and Will, Part 1: Because What Libraries Need Is One More Venn

Can, Should, and Will, Part 1: Because What Libraries Need Is One More Venn | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
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AASL to Survey Branding of School Librarianship | School Library ...

AASL to Survey Branding of School Librarianship | School Library ... | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
aasl logo news AASL to Survey Branding of School Librarianship The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) has announced that it is launching two national online surveys this month—one for school librarians, ...
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Siding With Google, Judge Says Book Search Does Not Infringe Copyright - New York Times

Siding With Google, Judge Says Book Search Does Not Infringe Copyright New York Times “It advances the progress of the arts and sciences, while maintaining respectful consideration for the rights of authors and other creative individuals, and...
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Court creates new landscape for Web access in U.S.

Court creates new landscape for Web access in U.S. | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Ruling strikes down Internet rule, allowing broadband companies to sell fast access to the highest bidder.
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Army of New Librarians Training to Make Learning Fun

Army of New Librarians Training to Make Learning Fun
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ALA and the Re-Unification of Librarianship - Library Journal

ALA and the Re-Unification of Librarianship Library Journal In the tradition of thinking such as Andy Woodworth's 'big tent' librarianship, we believe the leadership of the ALA should be at the forefront of unifying librarianship, working to link...
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Introducing hoopla, a new digital streaming and downloadable service

Introducing hoopla, a new digital streaming and downloadable service | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
The service, now available on the Library's website, is part of Greenwich Library's Strategic Plan initiative to embrace and integrate emerging media into our collections. mosaic hoopla-01.png Greenwich Library card holders ...
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Library & School Digital Book Checkouts Hit 102M in 2013

Library & School Digital Book Checkouts Hit 102M in 2013 | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
mediabistro.com Library & School Digital Book Checkouts Hit 102M in 2013: OverDrive mediabistro.com eBook checkouts reached 102 million in 2013, up 44 percent from 2012, according to a new report released by OverDrive the digital content...
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Digital Librarian INFOGRAPHIC

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Top 10 Library Stories of 2013 - Publishers Weekly

Top 10 Library Stories of 2013
Publishers Weekly
“Also at issue is the future of my profession—librarianship," LaRue wrote.
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Quantifying the Continued Relevance of America's Public Libraries ...

Thankfully, for library advocates, a wonderful source of data measures is available to help quantify the actual degree to which the public at-large truly values public libraries. The nationally-regarded Pew Research Center ...
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Public Libraries Are Better Than Congress, Baseball, and Apple Pie, Say Americans

Public Libraries Are Better Than Congress, Baseball, and Apple Pie, Say Americans | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Public approval polls reveal the amazing truth!
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Just-in-time collecting strategy for public libraries - ProQuest Blog

PDA: It's not just about public displays of affection. We're talking about patron-driven acquisition, a topic for which some libraries have NO affection! Patron-driven acquisition, which enables patron requests to translate directly ...
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Librarianship Truisms

Librarianship Truisms | 21st Century Libraries | Scoop.it
Truisms? Those are the ideas and concepts that are perpetually true, regardless of circumstances or time. 1.
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Simsbury Public Library Discusses the Idea of a Creative Center - Patch.com

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Simsbury Public Library Discusses the Idea of a Creative Center
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The Simsbury Public Library held an idea session on Nov. 7 to discuss the possibility of creating a space at the Library for innovation and creativity.
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