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How Big Data Could Lead To Big Brother

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The Hague Declaration

A short film about The Hague Declaration: Access to Facts, Data and Ideas for Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age. To learn more and add your support, go to:…
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France’s libraries discovering a new lease of life beyond just books

France’s libraries discovering a new lease of life beyond just books | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Seminars, events and cafes are helping some formerly staid institutions reinvent themselves as social ‘third spaces’ beyond work and the home
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Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past

Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past | Library Corner | Scoop.it
The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.
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The one important thing everybody needs to understand about Google

The one important thing everybody needs to understand about Google | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Google is for profit.
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Global Library and Archives Community welcomes new United Nations report - European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA)

Global Library and Archives Community welcomes new United Nations report - European Bureau of Library Information and Documentation Associations (EBLIDA) | Library Corner | Scoop.it
In cooperation with key strategic partners, IFLA has crafted a statement of support for the report—now signed by 10+ organisations from the international library and archive community.
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Why Libraries Should Be the Next Great Start-Up Incubators

Why Libraries Should Be the Next Great Start-Up Incubators | Library Corner | Scoop.it
An old idea reinvented for the 21st century.
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Technology. The near and far future of libraries

Technology. The near and far future of libraries | Library Corner | Scoop.it
As archives become digital and machines become smarter, what function will libraries serve ten years and ten thousand years from now? Hopes&Fears asks the experts.
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Download for Free 2.6 Million Images from Books Published Over Last 500 Years on Flickr

Download for Free 2.6 Million Images from Books Published Over Last 500 Years on Flickr | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Thanks to Kalev Leetaru, a Yahoo! Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University, you can now head over to a new collection at Flickr and search through an archive of 2.6 million public domain images, all extracted from books, magazines and...
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“Cold Storage” documentary looks inside the libraries' Harvard Depository | Harvard Magazine

“Cold Storage” documentary looks inside the libraries' Harvard Depository | Harvard Magazine | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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Are libraries sustainable in a world of free, networked, digital information? | Exchanges

Are libraries sustainable in a world of free, networked, digital information? | Exchanges | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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Introducing the Digital Public Library of America - YouTube

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to ...
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Borges' 'Library of Babel' comes to virtual life

Borges' 'Library of Babel' comes to virtual life | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Almost three quarters of a century after it was published, Jorge Luis Borges’ “The Library of Babel” continues to resonate.
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Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian

Beyond books: what it takes to be a 21st century librarian | Library Corner | Scoop.it
From connecting with people to keeping up with the latest technologies, there is a whole lot more to the job than stamping due dates
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How to Research Like a Journalist When the Internet Doesn't Deliver

How to Research Like a Journalist When the Internet Doesn't Deliver | Library Corner | Scoop.it
The internet is full of information, but sometimes what you’re looking for needs a different approach. Whether you’re looking for public records, family trees, or really old archives, it’s time to do some offline digging like an old-school journalist. Here’s how to get started.
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How libraries can track their impact in the digital age

How libraries can track their impact in the digital age | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Key Performance Indicator Toolkit
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Is the Library Really Dead? - Timeline.com

Is the Library Really Dead? - Timeline.com | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Libraries are in rough shape these days. Long treasured as bastions of knowledge, they’re being assailed on two fronts: funding cuts and technological disruption. Why borrow a book when you’ve got the Internet and a Kindle?
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Libraries change lives: or so say the Dutch - EPALE - European Commission

Libraries change lives: or so say the Dutch - EPALE - European Commission | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Libraries change lives: or so say the Dutch - ePlatform for Adult Learning in Europe
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ALA, ARL Applaud FCC Vote on Net Neutrality

ALA, ARL Applaud FCC Vote on Net Neutrality | Library Corner | Scoop.it
In a significant victory for supporters of Net Neutrality, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today reclassified broadband Internet as a public utility, and established a new Open Internet Order that applies to both fixed and mobile broadband. The new Open Internet Order includes three “bright line” rules, specifically banning broadband providers from blocking access to legal content, applications, and services; impairing access to content, applications, and services; and prioritizing I
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Libraries and the Internet of Things

Libraries and the Internet of Things | Library Corner | Scoop.it
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 people—and things—in more places than ever before.
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This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library – Next City

This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library – Next City | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Digital evangelism has lulled us into an “embarrassingly anti-intellectual comfort zone,” argues a Philadelphia librarian.
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