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Humor (Boek en Bibliotheek)

Humor (Boek en Bibliotheek) | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Pins over Humor (Boek en Bibliotheek) uitgezocht door pinner Theek5 bibliotheek - Meer over librarians, business education en karl marx.
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Een van leukere social media sites is Pinterest, dat gebruik maakt om informatie en kennis te delen via visualisatie. Rond allerlei onderwerpen zijn borden gemaakt, die door middel van 'pinnen' gedeeld kunnen worden met andere Pinterestvolgers. Over de bilbiotheek bestaan al veel borden, maar het bord Humor (Boek en Bibliotheek) is een van de leukere.

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What Makes a Great Library Website | webinar by Public Library Association (PLA)

What Makes a Great Library Website | webinar by Public Library Association (PLA) | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

There’s a good chance that more of your library's patrons are using your website than coming into your building. Is your virtual presence welcoming? Easy to navigate? Reflective of your customers’ needs? Join us for a one-hour, live webinar and learn simple ways to evaluate the effectiveness of your library website, identify patron needs, and solve common website problems.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

Be able to assess the effectiveness of their library website;Be able to create personas to clarify patron needs; andKnow some design patterns that can solve common library website problems. 

 

Date & Time

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

2:00–3:00 PM Eastern1:00–2:00 PM Central12:00–1:00 PM Mountain11:00 AM–12:00 PM Pacific 
Via Karen du Toit
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Woensdag 30 april is er een webinar over het aantrekkelijk maken van bibliotheekwebsites. Websites van bibliotheken waren tot nog toe vooral sites om te zoeken naar informatie en om je boeken te verlengen of reserveren. Door de verdere ontwikkeling naar een digitale netwerksamenleving zullen klanten van bibliotheken behoefte hebben aan websites die ook als ontmoetingsplaats kunnen fungeren over allerlei grenzen heen.

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 25, 2014 3:42 AM

Upcoming webinar > looks good!

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QR codes - Pinterest Board created for libraries and librarians by 23 Mobile Things

QR codes - Pinterest Board created for libraries and librarians by 23 Mobile Things | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

"QR Codes ("Quick Reference" Codes) are essentially 2-dimensional barcodes. They can contain hundreds of times more data than conventional 1-dimensional barcodes. Initially created for use in the shipping industry, they are gaining popularity for marketing to people with smart-phones." Source: Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:56 AM

Great resource for QR codes!

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The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons.

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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required

Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works

November 2nd, 2012 · by Mirela Roncevic · 2 Comments

I am in the midst of developing a library technology report for ALA TechSource (a unit of the publishing department of the American Library Association), due out in the Spring of 2013. The focus: ebook platforms in libraries. As I am amassing information about various products from publishers and aggregators on the specifics of each platform, I’ve decided to open it up to a broader audience in the early stages of the writing process and obtain feedback from all who may benefit.

Publishers and aggregators: Please take a moment to read the proposed contents of the report (below) and let me know where your products fit and why. I plan to cover a variety of resources.

Librarians: What are your main frustrations when selecting ebook platforms? Please take a moment to consider if the details I plan to include about each product will help you make informed purchasing decisions.


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eBooks: Kansas State Library Launches Facebook Campaign Against Unfair Practices By Big 6 Publishers | LJ INFOdocket

eBooks: Kansas State Library Launches Facebook Campaign Against Unfair Practices By Big 6 Publishers | LJ INFOdocket | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

In de VS  is de Kansas State Library met een sociale media campagne gestart tegen oneerlijke praktijken om goed verkopende eBooks uit de bibliotheken te houden. Herkenbaar ook in NL?
The Kansas State Library has launched a social-media campaign against what it says are unfair practices to keep bestselling electronic books out of the hands of libraries and their patrons.


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Thanx, Buffy!
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E-books links laten liggen? No way! Over wat wij als bibliotheken zouden moeten doen... - Bibliotheek 2.0

E-books links laten liggen? No way! Over wat wij als bibliotheken zouden moeten doen... - Bibliotheek 2.0 | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Ik lees steeds meer en meer en meer weblogs van bibliothecarissen over ebooks en waarom wij als bibliotheek ebooks maar links moeten laten liggen.
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» 10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library

» 10 Interesting Ways to Use Instagram for Your Library | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

Tips hoe je mbv de app Instagram je bibliotheekservice kunt profileren. Leuk! Instagram is a very popular mobile photo sharing app that’s currently being used by over 80 million users.

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MVRDV: book mountain + library quarter, spijkernisse

MVRDV: book mountain + library quarter, spijkernisse | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
a mountain of bookshelves is contained by a glass-enclosed structure and pyramidal roof with a total surface area of 9,300 square meters.

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Library 21c adds futuristic user experiences

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Library 21c adds futuristic user experiences
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COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. -- Library 21c, the new 21st Century Library, is not your ordinary library. They offer creative computer commons for writers, artists, and filmmakers including audio suites.

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Bibliotheken worstelen met krimpende budgetten. Daarnaast willen zij nieuwe klanten binnenhalen en oude klanten houden met behulp van goede  service. De nieuwe 21st Century Library in Colorado Springs heeft er wat op gevonden.

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What will become of the library?

What will become of the library? | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
How it will evolve as the world goes digital.
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Overal in de wereld hebben bibliotheken te maken met krimpende budgetten en opheffing van locaties en gebouwen. Hoe daarmee om te gaan en een innovatieve stap te zetten in een nieuwe richting zal de bibliotheekwereld de komende jaren bezighouden.

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Sharifah Raudhah AlQudsy's curator insight, May 4, 2014 9:13 AM

Interesting take on the near future.

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Libraries and Their Landscapes - Library Journal

Libraries and Their Landscapes - Library Journal | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Cicero was suggesting a garden in the library, where he could spend his time in a natural setting, reading, writing, and conversing with his colleagues. This ancient idea can also apply to contemporary thinking about libraries and their landscapes. How do we thoughtfully place a library in the landscape? And how can we create outdoor spaces that work in concert with the library interior?

When a new public library is planned, it is not only the design that must be considered. The placement of the building in its setting (its landscape) and the design of the landscape together with the building are fundamental parts of the planning process. Unfortunately, architectural endeavors sometimes focus almost exclusively on the building itself. How the building might relate to its setting is often an afterthought. As a result, important opportunities to enhance both the building and its site are overlooked.
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Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 12, 2012 7:19 AM

The use of landscape when designing and developing a public library > various examples are shown!

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Personal Branding for Librarians | American Libraries Magazine

Personal Branding for Librarians | American Libraries Magazine | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

Personal branding oftewel welke uitstraling qua kennis, deskundigheid en ervaring wil je naar buiten stralen / profileren? Niet echt een issue dat tot nu heel erg populair was onder informatieprofessionals, maar nu zoveel bibliotheken op de rand van sluiting/opheffing staan, misschien toch eens over nadenken of daar niet meer een op de toekomstgericht tintje aan gegeven kan worden. American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.

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eBook verhuring zo simpel nog niet, maar... - Kenniskantoor

eBook verhuring zo simpel nog niet, maar... - Kenniskantoor | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
eBook verhuring in Nederland blijkbaar zo simpel nog niet, maar de tekst uit een eerste commentaarveld 'plakt toch wel aan de ribben' voor een bibliotheekminde… (Ook onze Zuiderburen zijn met elkaar in gesprek over #ebookverhuring en de onderhandelingspositie...
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E-boek-verhuur versus -uitlening: het gaat erom spannen voor openbare bibliotheken - Bibliotheek 2.0

E-boek-verhuur versus -uitlening: het gaat erom spannen voor openbare bibliotheken - Bibliotheek 2.0 | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Vanmiddag viel mijn oog op dit bericht op de website van het Duitse vakblad buchreport (waar in tegenstelling tot de Nederlandse evenknie wel veel interessants…...
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Het wordt nu echt tijd voor 1 digitale referentiebibliotheek | Vakblog – werken met informatie

Het wordt nu echt tijd voor 1 digitale referentiebibliotheek | Vakblog – werken met informatie | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
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The LiB: E-books in de bibliotheek.

WebbiebNL had in augustus 2012 een interview met @TheLib, Sarah Houghton, ook wel bekend als de Librarian In Black. Dit is het 2e filmpje met als thema 'E-books'.
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The Rise of the Learner Experience Librarian - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Rise of the Learner Experience Librarian - The Ubiquitous Librarian - The Chronicle of Higher Education | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

How do we improve learning?


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