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Musings about librarianship: Doing a library session online - some options considered

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eBooks, Privacy, and the Library

In the past week, the eBooks in libraries topic grew even “hotter” when OverDrive and Amazon.com announced that their eBook lending partnership was going live for all OverDrive partner librari...
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The Open Data Movement | Visual.ly

The Open Data Movement | Visual.ly | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
The evolution and role of API in building influential and essential tools and applications for web users, plus the demographics of public data usage a...
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Which is the best format for ebooks?

Which is the best format for ebooks? | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
Ask Jack: Lydia would like to buy an ebook reader, but which format should she choose to avoid getting stuck with the latter-day equivalent of Betamax?
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Putting a Dollar Value on Academic Business Research

Putting a Dollar Value on Academic Business Research | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
MBA students who attend schools where teachers publish frequently end up earning more.
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L’open access : vers une nouvelle pratique de la communication scientifique

L’open access : vers une nouvelle pratique de la communication scientifique | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
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How Digitally Connected Are the U.S. News Top 20 Colleges?

How Digitally Connected Are the U.S. News Top 20 Colleges? | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
Discover which U.S. News-ranked college campuses live up to the growing trends in social media.
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Impliquer les étudiants

Impliquer les étudiants | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
How student committees can bring innovative ideas to academic libraries

(source: Sara D. Smith, Quinn Galbraith in College & Research Libraries News, vol. 72, n° 7, juillet 2011)

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Bookstream™: a new cloud-based library to deliver ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Bookstream™: a new cloud-based library to deliver ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
From the press release: This school year, educators will have a new option to deliver their books.
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Why an ebook still needs an index - O'Reilly Radar

Why should digital publishers invest in index creation? Because ebooks that give readers efficient ways to access what they need are ebooks that will sell.
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iLibrarian » A Quick Guide to Creating Library QR Codes

iLibrarian » A Quick Guide to Creating Library QR Codes | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it

QR or Quick Response barcodes are 2-D tags which can hold information such as URLS, contact information, photos, and more. They are read using a barcode reader and mobile phone’s camera, and they have become an increasingly popular way to do mobile marketing and promotion. Libraries have begun to adopt this new mobile tech and are using it in many innovative ways to put their services and resources in front of the their patrons. Here’s a quick guide to get you started creating your own QR codes for your library or organization.

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« Sujets chauds » dans les bibliothèques académiques

Voici des résumés des conférences. J’espère que certaines idées vous ferons rêver.Défis dans la gestion du personnel des bibliothèques entre la génération des baby-boomers et la gé...
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OhioLINK-OCLC Collection and Circulation Analysis Project 2011 [OCLC - Current Reports]

This report highlights findings and describes data publicly available from the collaborative OhioLINK-OCLC Collection and Circulation Analysis project, which joined OhioLINK circulation data with WorldCat bibliographic records to produce a base file of circulation records for nearly 30 million different books.The size of the combined collection and the number and diversity of participating institutions make this by far the largest and most comprehensive study of academic library circulation ever undertaken.

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[Infographie] Google, My Big Brother » OWNI, News, Augmented

[Infographie] Google, My Big Brother » OWNI, News, Augmented | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
Notre temps de cerveau serait-il plus disponible pour Google? La firme de Mountain View propose en effet à ses utilisateurs une foule d'extensions de cerveau permettant d'organiser activité et mémoire.
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What we learned from 5 million books | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Have you played with Google Labs' Ngram Viewer? It's an addicting tool that lets you search for words and ideas in a database of 5 million books from across centuries.
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40 Cool Ways College Libraries Are Leveraging Social Media | Accredited Online Colleges.com

40 Cool Ways College Libraries Are Leveraging Social Media | Accredited Online Colleges.com | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
There are some college libraries that are really doing creative things in social media.
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“Capitalisme linguistique” et mécanisation du langage | Le texte en miettes

Dans un article publié récemment sur son blog, Frédéric Kaplan se penche en détail sur le coeur de métier de Google, à savoir la publicité textuelle. Il fait un rappel très pédagogique (et très bienvenu : c’est vraiment complexe) sur le fonctionnement d’AdWords, puis concentre son propos sur les technologies de TAL mises en oeuvre par Google

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How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching

How Twitter will revolutionise academic research and teaching | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
Social media is becoming increasingly important in teaching and research work but tutors must remember, it's a conversation not a lecture, says Ernesto Priego...
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Ah bon ? On fait de la recherche dans les “business schools” ? | Ma vie de doctorant aux USA

Quand j’évoque mon statut de doctorant dans une école de commerce, il m’arrive relativement souvent de susciter l’étonnement voir la circonspection.
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Un chèque-livre pour les étudiants

Un chèque-livre pour les étudiants | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it

La situation du marché du livre d’enseignement supérieur est alarmante, selon une récente étude réalisée par le groupe des éditeurs universitaires du syndicat national des éditeurs (SNE) avec Ipsos.

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More and more, college students go buy the e-books

More and more, college students go buy the e-books | Academic libraries - bibliothèques académiques | Scoop.it
For college students heading to campus, hitting the books may no longer require sturdy backpacks and strong arms.Campus bookstores have increased the number of digital textbooks this school year, as...
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JSTOR–Free Access to Early Journal Content and Serving “Unaffiliated” Users | JSTOR

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The Digital Revolution and Higher Education | Pew Internet & American Life Project

The Digital Revolution and Higher Education | Pew Internet & American Life Project...
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