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Cyprus working group for Open Access: setting up a national mandate and OA coordinating body : OpenAIRE blog

Cyprus working group for Open Access: setting up a national mandate and OA coordinating body : OpenAIRE blog | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Are you going to the IFLA WLIC in Cape Town?

Are you going to the IFLA WLIC in Cape Town? | Information Science | Scoop.it
Are you going to be attending the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town, South Africa this August? Would you like to meet other members of the global International Librarians Net...
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Las bibliotecas pueden llegar a cambiar la vida de las personas

Las bibliotecas pueden llegar a cambiar la vida de las personas | Information Science | Scoop.it
En la Unión Europea hay unas 65.000 bibliotecas públicas, que reciben cada año a un total de más de 100 millones de personas. Son unos excelentes datos y que hay que tener muy en cuenta, no por el simple hecho de los datos en sí… sino por el poder de transformación que esas personas pueden llegar a experimentar en sus vidas. La siguiente infografía (y de la cual están sacados los datos) muestra como las bibliotecas pueden llegar a cerrar las brecha digital en Europa, como se ayuda a los ciudadan
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Collection (Not) as Curation: How Exhibitions are Different From Libraries

Collection (Not) as Curation: How Exhibitions are Different From Libraries | Information Science | Scoop.it
Does an understanding of professional collecting, as is done in libraries, give us a better understanding of what’s happening on Tumblr, or at least help us better understand how we define curation...
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5 Amazing Library Facts

5 Amazing Library Facts | Information Science | Scoop.it
We know that libraries are portals to amazing knowledge and insight, but libraries themselves are also pretty amazing. Here are 5 facts about libraries that will amaze you. 1. According to the American Library Association, 58% of adults in the United States have a library card. 2.
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9 surprising things you can find at the library

9 surprising things you can find at the library | Information Science | Scoop.it
Libraries aren’t just about books. You can find 3-D printers, recording studios, even a wedding space.
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Standard Digital News : : The Counties - Why there is no vacant seat in Nakuru library

Standard Digital News : : The Counties - Why there is no vacant seat in Nakuru library | Information Science | Scoop.it
With the ban on holiday tuition in place, students are not playing and keeping off books as envisaged by those who imposed the ban.
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Proving our worth: how will you do it?

Proving our worth: how will you do it? | Information Science | Scoop.it
Over the last two weeks we’ve looked at different ways you can measure and articulate the value of your library. We’ve talked a bit about statistics and numbers, considered whether we can or should...
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και θαυμαστών κτηρίων - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και θαυμαστών κτηρίων - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Το 2013 εγκαινιάστηκε στο Μπέρμινγκχαμ της Αγγλίας η μεγαλύτερη δημόσια βιβλιοθήκη της Ευρώπης. Ένα κτήριο - κόσμημα, που κόστισε 189 εκατ. λίρες Αγγλίας.
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You can download your entire Google search history, if you want to know who you really are

You can download your entire Google search history, if you want to know who you really are | Information Science | Scoop.it
Everyone can now download their entire Google history, getting everything they’ve ever searched as a comprehensive document.
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8.000 θέσεις ζητά το Υπουργείο Παιδείας από το Υπουργείο Διοικ. Μεταρρύθμιση (διοικητικό προσωπικό, Κοινωνικούς Λειτουργούς, Εργοθεραπευτές, Νοσηλευτές, Φυσικοθεραπευτές & άλλες ειδικότητες) | Alfa...

8.000 θέσεις ζητά το Υπουργείο Παιδείας από το Υπουργείο Διοικ. Μεταρρύθμιση (διοικητικό προσωπικό, Κοινωνικούς Λειτουργούς, Εργοθεραπευτές, Νοσηλευτές, Φυσικοθεραπευτές & άλλες ειδικότητες) | Alfa... | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ενημερωθείτε από το εκπαιδευτικό δίκτυο της ΑλφαΒήτα!
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How can the Library and Information Services profession contribute to the post-2015 sustainable development goals related to women? | World Library and Information Congress

How can the Library and Information Services profession contribute to the post-2015 sustainable development goals related to women? | World Library and Information Congress | Information Science | Scoop.it
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When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need public libraries?

When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need public libraries? | Information Science | Scoop.it
When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need libraries? Book review of "BiblioTech" by John Palfrey
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How to become a … head librarian

How to become a … head librarian | Information Science | Scoop.it
The media stereotype of an old-fashioned service in decline is wrong – these days librarians must be entrepreneurial leaders with digital savvy, says Ciara Eastell
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Front to Back, Top to Bottom, a New Book Series Reimagines How We Read

Front to Back, Top to Bottom, a New Book Series Reimagines How We Read | Information Science | Scoop.it
SYNAPSE curators Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin set out to investigate the Anthropocene hypothesis: that humanity’s impact on the earth has been so great that it necessitates a new geologi...
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Bringing Humanity into Libraries

Bringing Humanity into Libraries | Information Science | Scoop.it
Bringing Humanity into Libraries by Angela Piccola, Senior Editor Libraries function as a common ground to nurture knowledge and foster community. The idea of the library being a brick and mortar s...
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World Book and Copyright Day 2015 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

World Book and Copyright Day 2015 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Η πόλη της Eλλάδας με τα χαμηλότερα νούμερα ανάγνωσης αποφάσισε να κάνει τη διαφορά

Η πόλη της Eλλάδας με τα χαμηλότερα νούμερα ανάγνωσης αποφάσισε να κάνει τη διαφορά | Information Science | Scoop.it
Βιβλιοπώλες εν δράσει! Μία επίσκεψη στην Πτολεμαϊδα με αφορμή την Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Βιβλίου
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Proving our worth: sharing your stories with SLA

Proving our worth: sharing your stories with SLA | Information Science | Scoop.it
While we were preparing this discussion topic we found out that the Special Libraries Association is conducting research into how people in libraries around the world demonstrate their contribution...
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Open business models, open data, and the public interest - Creative Commons

Open business models, open data, and the public interest - Creative Commons | Information Science | Scoop.it
Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators. Less than one month ago, Creative Commons began a project designed to explore and develop business models built on CC licensing.
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