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Remove Metadata From JPG and PNG Software 7.0

Remove Metadata From JPG and PNG Software 7.0 | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Remove Metadata From JPG and PNG Software 7.0. at 5/26/2012. Remove Metadata From JPG and PNG Software is a handy and reliable application designed to clear metadata from photos. Remove Metadata From JPG and PNG Software ...
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Rise of the Kindle was the biggest story of last year - This is Nottingham

Rise of the Kindle was the biggest story of last year - This is Nottingham | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Rise of the Kindle was the biggest story of last yearThis is Nottingham"They don't work for things like poetry and non-fiction or for people like academics who want to build up a reference library.
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Little Libraries and Tactical Urbanism: Places: Design Observer

Little Libraries and Tactical Urbanism: Places: Design Observer | Library Corner | Scoop.it

A few years ago libraries were flying high. I wrote a book about the so-called "third wave" library-building boom of the '90s and early aughts, a boom made possible in part by the dot.com bubble. Today, nearly a decade later, our cities and their libraries find themselves in a very different situation. While libraries are welcoming record numbers of visitors and breaking circulation records, library budgets are facing drastic cuts, some of those flashy new buildings are often shuttered, and cities are resorting to the privatization or outsourcing of library services. Meanwhile, many services that patrons once relied on libraries to provide — specifically the provision and preservation of information in multiple formats — are now accessible elsewhere, including in our living rooms, and even in the palms of our hands.

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Mobile technologies for libraries

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimated that more than 5 billion mobile subscriptions would exist worldwide by the end of 2010, which more than tripled home Internet access. ITU also predicts Web access from mobile devices will exceed access from desktop computers within the next five years

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US petition could tip the scales in favour of open access publishing

US petition could tip the scales in favour of open access publishing | Library Corner | Scoop.it

A petition urges President Obama to implement open access for all federally funded research.

 

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Melville House Books » Video: Are print books and ebooks really equal?

Melville House Books » Video: Are print books and ebooks really equal? | Library Corner | Scoop.it

Are print books and digital books pretty much the same thing? In a short, stirring documentary video called “The Story of the Book,” British booksellers Adrian Harrington and Jonathan Kearnes talk about “some of the key points of the book as a physical form,” taking down their first editions of Dickens, Kipling, and J.K. Rowling to illustrate their argument that the format they refer to as “the real book” is unique and irreplaceable.

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Publishers and activists come together to say NO to DRM on ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics

Publishers and activists come together to say NO to DRM on ebooks | TeleRead: News and views on e-books, libraries, publishing and related topics | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Friday, May 4th was the fourth International Day Against DRM, and wow — what a day!
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70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history

70 metal books found in Jordan cave could change our view of Biblical history | Library Corner | Scoop.it
This ancient collection of 70 tiny books, their lead pages bound with wire, could unlock some of the secrets of the earliest days of Christianity.
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Protection of cultural heritage: Principles of Engagement will guide IFLA in emergency situations | IFLA

Protection of cultural heritage: Principles of Engagement will guide IFLA in emergency situations | IFLA | Library Corner | Scoop.it

At its meeting in April, the IFLA Governing Board has endorsed Principles of Engagement in library-related activities in times of crisis, conflict or disaster. The Principles are part of IFLA’s Key Initiatives 2011-2012 programme: Cultural Heritage Disaster Reconstruction Programme – Culture is a basic need, a community thrives through its cultural heritage, it dies without it.

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Warning: You Are About to Enter the Ebook Zone | American Libraries Magazine

Warning: You Are About to Enter the Ebook Zone | American Libraries Magazine | Library Corner | Scoop.it

Welcome to the world of constant change. Every week sees a new twist in the world of public libraries and ebooks, and if you are feeling bewildered, you’re not alone.

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Seed Libraries: What They Are & How To Start One

Seed Libraries: What They Are & How To Start One | Library Corner | Scoop.it

In May 2010, Richmond Public Library launched a new community service: a seed library. That’s right, seeds. As in flower or vegetable seeds. How can a person borrow and then return seeds, you ask?

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Trending: Hardbacks vs e-books: the sequel

Trending: Hardbacks vs e-books: the sequel | Library Corner | Scoop.it
In the world of journalism it's called a "reverse ferret" – a story breathlessly announcing that Black is White, just 24 hours after confidently asserting that Black is Black. In the genteel environs of publishing, it's a volte-face.
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Digital archivists: technological custodians of human history | Ars Technica

Digital archivists: technological custodians of human history | Ars Technica | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Game creator Jordan Mechner wanted to teach the next generation. So the man behind the groundbreaking 1989 Apple II game Prince of Persia recently posted his original 6052 assembly source code to Github. But getting the code from decades-old floppy disks "covered with dust" was no simple task. Mechner employed the services of vintage computer expert Tony Diaz and digital archivist Jason Scott to extract the bits from the floppies and assemble it into a readable code file.

 

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Open Access or Closed Minded | Education Recoded | Big Think

Open Access or Closed Minded | Education Recoded | Big Think | Library Corner | Scoop.it
The open access movement has come to academic journals in full force. The debate has recently been invigorate by governments moving to requiring publicly funded research to be published in open access journals.
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Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing | Library Corner | Scoop.it
See how IBM is deploying cloud computing to rethink IT, and reinvent and transform businesses.

 

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Ebook Converter - Applications Android sur Google Play

Ebook Converter - Applications Android sur Google Play | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Convert your files to Ebook formats! ePub, FB2, LIT, LRF, MOBI, PDB, PDF, TCR! Ebook Converter allows you to convert almost all files to the below mentioned ebook form...
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The Millions : Librarian, Distressed

The Millions : Librarian, Distressed | Library Corner | Scoop.it

If you’ve spent any time at all in a public library in the past couple of years — (in the last decade I’ve worked at four separate libraries, both public and academic) — you’ll notice that the focus is changing. Less hushed repose and reading and more shuffling through bins for DVD cards. Less space for ruminative research and writing and more space and room given to movie nights and pre-school playtime day-care. You’ll also observe rapt gazes hovering in a field of computer screens. This is not the place to rant on libraries and their supposed decline. Or even their proposed role. No. Besides, Stephen Akey delineates this landscape much better than I ever could.

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Zombie Librarianship: 7 Dead Ideas That Still Walk Among Us*

Zombie Librarianship: 7 Dead Ideas That Still Walk Among Us* | Library Corner | Scoop.it
“Ideas are long-lived. They often outlive their originators, and, even when they have proved themselves wrong and dangerous, they are very hard to kill.” Zombie Economics 7 dead ideas t...
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Contextual metadata could make ebooks more evocative (Wired UK)

Contextual metadata could make ebooks more evocative (Wired UK) | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Ebook publishers should think about allowing people to record metadata relating to how and where an ebook is read in order to entice book lovers wedded to the printed page...
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New ALA report explores challenges of equitable access to digital content | American Libraries Magazine

New ALA report explores challenges of equitable access to digital content | American Libraries Magazine | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Washington, D.C.—The American Library Association (ALA) today released a new report examining critical issues underlying equitable access to digital content through our nation’s libraries. In the report, titled “E-content: The Digital Dialogue,” authors explore an unprecedented and splintered landscape in which several major publishers refuse to sell e-books to libraries; proprietary platforms fragment our cultural record; and reader privacy is endangered.
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Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968

Arthur C. Clarke Predicts the iPad in 1968 | Library Corner | Scoop.it

In 1964, legendary science fiction writer, inventor, and futurist Arthur C. Clarke predicted the future with astounding accuracy, presaging everything from telecommuting to the digital convergence. It turns out he predicted the future in even more granular detail in his 1968 novel-turned-Kubrick-classic 2001 A Space Odyssey, where in Chapter 9 he describes the “newspad” — a strikingly prescient vision for the iPad.

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Birth of a Book

A short vignette of a book being created using traditional printing methods. For the Daily Telegraph. Shot at Smith-Settle Printers, Leeds, England.
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MediaShift . What Is the Role of Libraries in the Age of E-Books and Digital Information? | PBS

MediaShift . What Is the Role of Libraries in the Age of E-Books and Digital Information? | PBS | Library Corner | Scoop.it

Public libraries are a major hub through which Americans gain access to e-books and other digital resources, but these institutions' role in the digital transition hasn't been made easy by the nation's recent economic troubles.

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Cuts to archives threaten our ability to preserve our precious heritage

Cuts to archives threaten our ability to preserve our precious heritage | Library Corner | Scoop.it
On April 30, Library and Archives Canada eliminated the $1.71-million National Archival Development Program and made drastic cuts to its own staffing.
These cuts are devastating to the Canadian archival network and to Canadian documentary heritage.
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Petition the White House to Open Access to taxpayer-funded research

Petition the White House to Open Access to taxpayer-funded research | Library Corner | Scoop.it
Who: You! And anyone you know who supports libraries and supports increasing access to information – especially research that you (the public) helped fund.
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