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Logic and facts tell us some immutable things. They can be ignored or papered over with wishful thinking, but anybody with a commercial interest in the book publishing value chain is probably making a big mistake rationalizing them away rather than confronting them.
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Does your library offer a readers’ advisory (RA) service? If so, you’re in good company—and a lot of it! All of the public librarians who answered a survey recently developed by LJ with NoveList and the RUSA/CODES Readers’ Advisory Research and Trends Committee said that they conducted personal RA in-house. Methods varied, however.
We are delighted to announce that the http://www.sol.us/mythical site is now live. We have worked in partnership with the Reading Agency for this years Summe...
Ouverture du 60e congrès de l'ABF sur le thème Bibliothèques, nouveaux métiers, nouvelles compétences, du 19 au 20 juin 2014 à Paris Porte de Versailles Allo...
For the second year in a row, Amazon.ca has released a list of the most well-read cities in Canada.
Mettre en valeur le rôle social des bibliothèques
L'occasion de revenir sur la législation prix unique au Québec
Standards of Practice for School Libraries in Canada from the Voices for School Libraries Network of the Canadian Library Association
US appeals court rejects arguments by authors' groups and rules database did not violate copyright protections
Creativity -- like information --should be accessible to everyone in a community, and the library is the perfect democratic space to make that happen....
The New York and Chicago public libraries are both planning to experiment with new ways to bridge the digital divide.
Le ministère de la Culture et de la Communication rend publique la synthèse 2012 de l’activité des bibliothèques municipales en France : avec plus de 7 100 établissements les bibliothèques demeurent le premier réseau culturel sur le territoire.
The rampant evolution of technology is causing libraries to have an identity crisis. To stay relevant, they're rethinking their role in society.
CHICAGO — Libraries of all types (academic, public, school, and special) are increasingly transforming their library spaces, resources and programming to offer maker spaces that provide opportunities for library patrons to engage with others in hands-on learning and creation. Reflecting this rising interest in the making movement, the White House plans to host its first Maker Faire later this year. The American Library Association would like to show library support for making in our communities. You and your institution may already be answering President Obama’s call for, “an all-hands-on-deck approach to science, technology, engineering, and math…to make sure that all of us as a country are lifting up these subjects for the respect that they deserve.”
Entrepreneur, Andrew Roskill, advocates for the public library of the future, a bustling, multi-purpose techno center that, in cutting edge communities, alre...
J'ai déjà eu l'occasion de l'écrire pour le livre numérique mais je vais l'écrire à nouveau ici : en dehors des quelques bibliothèques patrimoniales, le rôle de la plupart des bibliothèques publiqu...
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