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I’m breaking up with eBooks (and you can too) | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton

I’m breaking up with eBooks (and you can too) | Librarian in Black Blog – Sarah Houghton | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
I want to break up with eBooks.Don’t get me wrong, eBooks is dead sexy and great arm candy at parties, as well as a magnet for attention and memorable...
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Lessons from a Laughing Librarian: Technology Tues: Library Memes

Lessons from a Laughing Librarian: Technology Tues: Library Memes | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Book ban defended by Quebec school bus company

Book ban defended by Quebec school bus company | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
A Quebec bus company is defending a controversial decision not to allow students to read on their school buses, saying passengers are asked to keep all objects in their bags for safety reasons.
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Musings about librarianship: 5 things Google Scholar does better than your library discovery service

Musings about librarianship: 5 things Google Scholar does better than your library discovery service | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
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Did technology kill the book or give it new life? - BBC News

Did technology kill the book or give it new life? - BBC News | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Technology has had a very disruptive effect on the book publishing and retailing industries, but has it also given the book a new lease of life?
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The Rise of Phone Reading

The Rise of Phone Reading | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
It’s not the e-reader that will be driving future books sales, it’s the phone; how publishers are rethinking books for the small screen.
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Libraries Are the Future of Manufacturing in the United States

Libraries Are the Future of Manufacturing in the United States | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Public libraries are becoming a one-stop shop for manufacturing in the digital age. Because libraries are investing in machines like 3-D printers, someday soon everyone with access to a public library could become an inventor or create something.
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E-lending won’t put a big dent in book sales

E-lending won’t put a big dent in book sales | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Borrowing from libraries doesn’t pose a threat to bookshops, despite what some cynics would have you believe
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Librarians furious as Berkeley tosses thousands of books

Librarians furious as Berkeley tosses thousands of books | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Librarians, normally a sedate bunch, were more steamed than a romance novel in Berkeley on Wednesday over efforts to cull the city collection without consulting them first. About 100 people, joined by more than a dozen librarians and a city councilman, gathered on the front steps of the downtown main library to shout and holler in voices that surely would have gotten them booted from inside the landmark 85-year-old building. “We’re here to stop the irresponsible weeding going on at the Berkele
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Focused curation - an indispensable role for the school librarian - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog

Focused curation - an indispensable role for the school librarian - Home - Doug Johnson's Blue Skunk Blog | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
As a school librarian in the 1980s, I was sometimes asked to pull books, locate magazine articles,...
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Tech innovation transforming the school library

Tech innovation transforming the school library | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Across the country, librarians are rethinking what kind of services they should provide.
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YA Books and More: Move Over Fiction! Non-fiction and Fiction Book Pairs for Tweens and Teens, TXLA 2014

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Library of the future: 8 technologies we would love to see

Library of the future: 8 technologies we would love to see | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Library future depends on technologies. We've collected a couple of great concepts that could be used in the near future.
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With 10,699 books printed, Windsor library’s self-publishing machine is a hit

With 10,699 books printed, Windsor library’s self-publishing machine is a hit | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Sue Perry likens her role at the Windsor Public Library to that of a midwife. Perry runs the main library’s self-publishing Espresso Book Machine...
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Insights

Insights | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
Article: A quiet culture war in research libraries – and what it means for librarians, researchers and publishers
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Trostad: News is especially good at Highland Elementary

Trostad: News is especially good at Highland Elementary | LibraryHints2012 | Scoop.it
After-school reading program has had a 'massive' impact, principal says
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