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Information Without Borders Conference 2013

Information Without Borders Conference 2013 | Information Science | Scoop.it
Registration is now open for the Information Without Borders Conference – February 7th, 2013 The Information Without Borders Conference is a student-led initiative by the School of Informatio...
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#OpenAccess explained: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvW3o1_FAlg … and why #OA is important to furthering knowledge.
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ALA to testify in support of library funding at U.S. House LHHS hearing | News and Press Center

Emily Sheketoff, executive director of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Washington Office, will advocate for federal library funding at an appropriations hearing before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. The hearing will take place on April 29, 2015, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2358C.
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Spark ignites excitement at Big Data TechCon - SD Times

Spark ignites excitement at Big Data TechCon - SD Times | Information Science | Scoop.it
Attendees gobble up information on the next generation of big data management, processing and analysis tools
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Baltimore libraries stay open to provide community support

Baltimore libraries stay open to provide community support | Information Science | Scoop.it
Baltimore's public libraries, even those in the middle of the protests, will remain open to provide a place of “comfort and community” to residents.
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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 | Information Science | 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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Aren’t libraries already doing that? — The Message — Medium

Aren't libraries already doing that? - The Message - Medium
My questions about the current big plan to give ebooks to poor kids
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Common Craft Creates a Video on Libraries

Common Craft Creates a Video on Libraries | Information Science | Scoop.it
How have libraries changed to accommodate the patrons of the digital revolution?
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How Public Libraries Balance Thorny Issues Raised by 3D Printers

How Public Libraries Balance Thorny Issues Raised by 3D Printers | Information Science | Scoop.it
They're the latest addition to so-called "maker spaces" showing up in a number of libraries. But as libraries work to redefine their purpose in the digital age, it also raises questions about misuse.
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Online τα μεγάλα βιβλία της Αρχιτεκτονικής

25 κλασικά και απαραίτητα βιβλία αρχιτεκτονικής ελεύθερα και δωρεάν
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School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » School Libraries Make Some Progress in ESEA Legislation

School Library Monthly Blog » Blog Archive » School Libraries Make Some Progress in ESEA Legislation | Information Science | Scoop.it
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These Kids’ Reaction To B.J. Novak’s ‘The Book With No Pictures’ Is Too Cute For Words!

These Kids’ Reaction To B.J. Novak’s ‘The Book With No Pictures’ Is Too Cute For Words! | Information Science | Scoop.it
Actor and screenwriter B.J. Novak has officially added children's book author to his long list of accomplishments, and kids are certainly grateful. See their riotous reactions when they find out that his book has...no pictures!
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A New Issue of Library Technology Reports is Online: “Coding for Librarians: Learning by Example” | LJ INFOdocket

A New Issue of Library Technology Reports is Online: “Coding for Librarians: Learning by Example” | LJ INFOdocket | Information Science | Scoop.it
Congrats and kudos to Andromeda Yelton, author of all six chapters in the April 2015 (Vol. 51 No. 3) issue of Library Technology Reports. A shoutout also goes to the 50+ librarians who shared their knowledge in interviews with Andromeda.
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How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records, by Cat Johnson

How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records, by Cat Johnson | Information Science | Scoop.it
With the constant and rapid changes in technology, and the decline in government funding, public libraries around the world have found themselves at a crossroads. But a small town in the Netherlands has taken a radical approach to creating a library that better fits the realities of the 21st century. Relying heavily on what the community was looking for, they changed the traditional run-of-the-mill library into a thriving, interactive space. Read more about the dramatic results.
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Stolen books from NYPL under grand jury investigation » MobyLives

Stolen books from NYPL under grand jury investigation » MobyLives | Information Science | Scoop.it
A Long Island woman is facing a lot more than overdue fines from the New York Public Library over several rare books that were taken from the collection. Nicole Hong reports for the Wall Street Journal that the books in…
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Υπάλληλοι γραφείου για ψηφιοποίηση δεδομένων

Υπάλληλοι γραφείου για ψηφιοποίηση δεδομένων | Information Science | Scoop.it
25/4/2015 - Υπάλληλοι γραφείου για ψηφιοποίηση δεδομένων - Η ACTION LINE αναζητά για τις ανάγκες πελατών της υπαλλήλους γραφείου, οι οποίοι θα αναλάβουν την ψηφιοποίηση εγγράφων και την καταχώριση δεδομένων. - ενθετα, εργασια, ιδιωτικος τομεασ - ethnos.gr
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Cardiff library campaigners fear future being damaged by 'service reduction'

Cardiff library campaigners fear future being damaged by 'service reduction' | Information Science | Scoop.it
A letter will be presented to the councillor in charge of libraries stating concerns about books, staffing and facilities
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Supporting a seamless learning environment

Supporting a seamless learning environment | Information Science | Scoop.it
This week, the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) released new data showing that the most powerful demographic predictor of library card ownership is poverty—more than 60 percent of children living below the poverty level did not have a public library card. Impoverished children often fall behind in school as they face challenges obtaining reading materials, accessing high-speed Internet and finding reliable information online.
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Where the Magic Happens: library maker programs | The Maker Issue

Where the Magic Happens: library maker programs | The Maker Issue | Information Science | Scoop.it
From scanning human teeth to designing clothes, making sparks ingenuity in students.
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Libraries: the inside story – books podcast

From the depths of the British Library to the top of Manchester's great domed Central Library, we explore the inner workings of our most precious treasure houses of knowledge
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών και επιλογής - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών και επιλογής - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Βιβλιοθήκες είναι τα ράφια γεμάτα βιβλία. Προσωπικές βιβλιοθήκες, στα σπίτια μας, φορτωμένες ή άδειες, αντανακλούν τις επιλογές μας στο αγαθό της ανάγνωσης και του Πολιτισμού. Επιλέγουμε βιβλία σύμφωνα με τις αισθητικές, πολιτικές, κοινωνικές και άλλες πεποιθήσεις μας και μέσα από τα ράφια...
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Information Literacy Weblog: Information and Digital Literacy for Online Collaborative Design

Information Literacy Weblog: Information and Digital Literacy for Online Collaborative Design | Information Science | Scoop.it
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National Information Day: Future and Emerging Technologies

National Information Day: Future and Emerging Technologies | Information Science | Scoop.it
The Technology Centre ASCR in Prague welcomes an Information Day about Future and Emerging Technologies, with Timo Hallantie, Head of FET Open unit, presenting the scheme.
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