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MOOCs and Librarians - Emerging Technologies

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Everyone is commenting / questioning / debating (heatedly) the recent initiatives of prestigious universities to offer Massive Open Online Courses.  How would you like to be taught by an Ivy League professor…for free? How would you like to be 1 of 150,000 students in your class? What if you could’t earn any credits toward a degree for your work in the class? Hmm…

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Public history and public libraries: A natural affinity | Public History Commons

Public history and public libraries: A natural affinity | Public History Commons | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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Wikipedia is fighting a crazy new European law

Wikipedia is fighting a crazy new European law | Library Corner | Scoop.it
European parliament wants to make a law change that would see tens of thousands of photos removed from the encyclopedia.
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The National Digital Platform for Libraries and Museums | American Libraries Magazine

The National Digital Platform for Libraries and Museums | American Libraries Magazine | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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Introducing LibCrowds: a crowdsourcing platform aimed at enhancing access to British Library collections - Asian and African studies blog

Introducing LibCrowds: a crowdsourcing platform aimed at enhancing access to British Library collections - Asian and African studies blog | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Today we launch LibCrowds, a platform dedicated to the hosting of experimental crowdsourcing projects aimed at enhancing access to British Library collections. The home page of LibCrowds Our first project series, Convert-a-Card, is dedicated to the retro-conversion of printed card catalogues into electronic records, in order to make them available...
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Original Star Wars script from 1976 discovered in Canadian library | News | Geek.com

Original Star Wars script from 1976 discovered in Canadian library | News | Geek.com | Library Corner | Scoop.it
A librarian at the University of New Brunswick found something unusual lurking in the stacks recently. Not just another book, periodical, or magazine, but a script. And not just any script — this [...]
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Digital literacy: A growing demand

Digital literacy: A growing demand | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Information technology has become a necessity in our classrooms. The break-neck speed at which technological innovations are changing business and society puts serious pressure on national education systems.Governments around the world recognise this and are modernising their schools and curricula to train a future workforce that can compete in an increasingly connected and tech-dependent world. Simply putting technology in the classroom is insufficient; we need better technology adoption polici
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The quest to save today’s gaming history from being lost forever

The quest to save today’s gaming history from being lost forever | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Changes in digital distribution, rights management increasingly make preservation tough.
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3.2 billion people will be online by the end of 2015

3.2 billion people will be online by the end of 2015 | Library Corner | Scoop.it
A report on internet usage worldwide released by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) says that 3.2 billion people will be using the internet by the end of 2015. The report, which…
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The Swedish e-legal deposit law – massive data flows and new challenges for a national library | ELAG 2015

The Swedish e-legal deposit law – massive data flows and new challenges for a national library | ELAG 2015 | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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Is your library a 'Thing'?

Is your library a 'Thing'? | Library Corner | Scoop.it

It is important for your library to be a Thing and not a String if you want to connect with users on the Web.

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how to destroy special collections with social media

how to destroy special collections with social media | Library Corner | Scoop.it
I just got back from a wonderful trip to Rare Book School to deliver a talk in their 2015 lecture series. It was the last week of their summer season in Charlottesville, the week when the Descripti...
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Palfrey: The library of the future must be digital + physical

Palfrey: The library of the future must be digital + physical | Library Corner | Scoop.it
At a time every smartphone offers fast access to an immeasurable pool of information, many question the need for physical ...
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Librarians, hackers and privacy activists gather in San Francisco, June 29/30

Librarians, hackers and privacy activists gather in San Francisco, June 29/30 | Library Corner | Scoop.it
The day after this year's American Library Association conference in San Francisco, the Noisebridge Hackerspace will host lawyers, hackers, librarians, and privacy ninjas in a two-day workshop on reinventing libraries' mission in the age of surveillance.
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What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites

What Google’s Algorithm Change Means for Library Websites | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Google recently changed its algorithm to give preference to mobile-friendly sites, dubbed “Mobilegeddon” by the technology press. Even if your website isn’t optimized for mobile yet, your library c...
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Going for a song: the hidden history of music piracy

Going for a song: the hidden history of music piracy | Library Corner | Scoop.it
From the late 90s, illegal filesharing gradually brought the music industry to its knees. Exclusive extracts from Stephen Witt’s book pinpoint how music ‘got free’
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Kitchens in Libraries

Kitchens in Libraries | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Two brand new libraries in the Province of Barcelona have a space with a kitchen and cooking equipment. The library directors explained why cooking programs for children and adults are very success...
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Why Internet Users Everywhere Should be Watching The EU Right Now

Why Internet Users Everywhere Should be Watching The EU Right Now | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Lobbyists for old media conglomerates have a plan to censor links across the Internet.
The new regulations envisioned in this scheme aim to restrict our right to link to content and services of our ch
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