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...
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 [...]
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
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.
What does a world where billions of everyday objects connect to each other and share information mean for libraries? IoT presents major opportunities for libraries to connect their services to more peopleâ€”and thingsâ€”in more places than ever before.
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