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It’s difficult to find small press or independently published books. Shocker, right? We know it. It’s no wonder either; without the giant budgets for publicity and distribution, ...
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If information is power, then there's no hero mightier than a librarian. Librarians are superheroes, adventurers, explorers and invaluable guides to other heroes. Here are 20 amazing librarians who save the world every day!
On 5 December the House of Lords will debate proposals to allow copying in-copyright materials for digital preservation. If carefully implemented, it will benefit researchers, institutions and creatives alike.
My administrator asked me this question. "What does 3D printing have to do with libraries?" Of course my response at the time wasn't completely articulated how I wanted. After reflection, this is ...
When the Arapahoe Library District, CO, which serves the Denver area, heard about the opportunity to purchase Google Glass before it was released to the public, the staff jumped on it.
Digital innovations can extend the reach and relevance of libraries beyond their existing print collections. Peter Carrol of the LSE Library provides an overview of recent digital projects undertak...
"The staff of the 18th-century libraries of Coimbra and Mafra in Portugal allow colonies of tiny bats to roost behind the bookcases in winter and outside in summer. At night the bats emerge and scoop up any insects. In the morning, the librarians have to sweep up the bat droppings."
Much has been written about publishers’ early reluctance to license or sell any e-books to libraries. That is mostly past.
Celebrated book historian and Robert Darnton explains what the Google Books victory means for the future of digital publishing.
Do you ever feel like making innovative changes in your library is equivalent to pushing a giant boulder up the hill? Been there, done that, could write a book on it! Change is upon us though, desp...
Between this and the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, Norsk people are set for the future.
There’s a national conversation happening about libraries, and while librarians can contribute to it, we can’t control it.
The future of libraries rest not in their collections, but in their engagement with the communities they serve. Libraries are learning institutions that facilitate knowledge creation.
Given what digital media options have done to CDs and newspapers, you probably assumed that the rise of eReaders such as Kindle and Nook would be doing the same thing to printed books... but you'd ...
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Vincent Bonnet plays a vital role in helping Europe's libraries to adapt to the digital world
Marion Stokes devoted half her life to the project - and now it may be the biggest news archive around
Giving poor people free e-readers would be a 'hell of a lot cheaper' than keeping libraries open, the author Terry Deary says
The Changing Landscape For Libraries & Librarians In The Digital Age
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2013 Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org Students Launch "Button" to Put Denied Access to Research on the Map BERLIN - Today, at an international meeting of stu...