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Librarians take legal battle against library closures to government

Librarians take legal battle against library closures to government | Information Science | Scoop.it

Department for Culture, Media and Sport challenged over its failure to carry out legal duty of providing quality public library services

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The loss of libraries is another surefire way to entrench inequality

The loss of libraries is another surefire way to entrench inequality | Information Science | Scoop.it

I still have my first library card from when I was a girl from a poor family in west Belfast. Every time I hear of a library closure it hits a nerve

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Ψηφίστηκε η διάταξη για τις βιβλιοθήκες από την αρμόδια Επιτροπή της Βουλής | esos.gr

Ψηφίστηκε η διάταξη για τις βιβλιοθήκες από την αρμόδια Επιτροπή της Βουλής | esos.gr | Information Science | Scoop.it
Δεκτή έγινε, κατ αρχήν, κατά πλειοψηφία, από τους Βουλευτές της   Επιτροπής Μορφωτικών Υποθέσεων της Βουλής,  η  διάταξη  για την Εθνική Βιβλιοθήκη της Ελλάδος, των Δημοσίων Βιβλιοθηκών και του ΟΠΕΒ, που έχει ενταχθεί στο νομοσχέδιο  “Μέτρα για την επιτάχυνση του κυβερνητικού έργου και άλλες διατάξεις”.
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Βιβλιοθήκες- «παράθυρα» στη γνώση, σε απομακρυσμένα και ακριτικά χωριά της Ελλάδας

Βιβλιοθήκες- «παράθυρα» στη γνώση, σε απομακρυσμένα και ακριτικά χωριά της Ελλάδας | Information Science | Scoop.it
Μία ακόμη βιβλιοθήκη θα ανοίξει τις πόρτες της για να υποδεχτεί δεκάδες φίλους των βιβλίων
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών... στην περιφέρεια ξανά - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών... στην περιφέρεια ξανά - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Εφημερίδα Αυγή - Ελλάδα - Ειδήσεις, Ρεπορτάζ, Ενημέρωση
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών ... και τεχνογνωσίας - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών ... και τεχνογνωσίας - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Εφημερίδα Αυγή - Ελλάδα - Ειδήσεις, Ρεπορτάζ, Ενημέρωση
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Ο σκοταδισμός της πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας – #opensource #digitalrights #greek

Ο σκοταδισμός της πνευματικής ιδιοκτησίας –  #opensource #digitalrights #greek | Information Science | Scoop.it
  Εδώ και πολλά χρόνια οι εταιρίες παραγωγής οπτικοακουστικού υλικού και οι οργανισμοί συλλογικής διαχείρισης πνευματικών δικαιωμάτων προσπαθούν να αντιμετωπίσουν τη διακίνηση πνευματικού έργου μέσ…
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Προτεραιότητα οι Δημόσιες Βιβλιοθήκες για το Υπουργείο Παιδείας

Προτεραιότητα οι Δημόσιες Βιβλιοθήκες για το Υπουργείο Παιδείας | Information Science | Scoop.it
Προτεραιότητα οι Δημόσιες Βιβλιοθήκες για το Υπουργείο Παιδείας
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Authority toolkit: a tool for creating and modifying LC/NACO authority records in OCLC

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WIPO Magazine: ‘Time for a single global copyright framework for libraries and archives’

WIPO Magazine: ‘Time for a single global copyright framework for libraries and archives’ | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Free librarian Natalya Sharina, detained for 'anti-Russia propaganda'

After police allegedly found work by banned writer Dmitry Korchinksy, Natalya was forced to spend two nights in a prison cell and is now under house arrest, facing up to five years in jail – simply for exercising her right to freedom of expression. Demand that the Russian authorities release her immediately.
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NYPL Shows Academic Libraries What "Public Domain" Means

NYPL Shows Academic Libraries What "Public Domain" Means | Information Science | Scoop.it

The New York Public Library has now opened up hundreds of thousands of their digitized public-domain documents to unrestricted access and reuse, encouraging members the general public to exercise all the rights in those documents that the law gives...

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Leading authors press for Supreme Court review of Google's digitised library

Leading authors press for Supreme Court review of Google's digitised library | Information Science | Scoop.it

The web giant’s digitisation of millions of books – many in copyright – faces a fresh legal challenge, backed by authors including Margaret Atwood, Peter Carey, Ursula Le Guin and Malcolm Gladwell...

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Χρηματοδότηση της πρόσβασης των ακαδημαϊκών βιβλιοθηκών στα διεθνή ηλεκτρονικά περιοδικά | ΚΕΝΤΡΙΚΗ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ :: e-volos.gr

Χρηματοδότηση της πρόσβασης των ακαδημαϊκών βιβλιοθηκών στα διεθνή ηλεκτρονικά περιοδικά | ΚΕΝΤΡΙΚΗ ΕΛΛΑΔΑ :: e-volos.gr | Information Science | Scoop.it

ΔΙΑΒΑΣΤΕ την ανακοίνωση, όπως έφτασε στο e-Volos.gr: Η κυβέρνησή μας έχει θέση σε άμεση προτεραιότητα την ανάπτυξη της έρευνας τόσο για λόγους ανάπτυξης της καινοτομίας και κατ' επέκταση της οικονομίας όσο και για να δοθούν κίνητρα στους νέους...

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Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine

Librarians in the Digital Age | American Libraries Magazine | Information Science | Scoop.it
ALA President Sari Feldman and President-Elect Julie Todaro respond to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial about librarians in the age of Google.
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών... και βιβλίων για όλους - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών... και βιβλίων για όλους - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
Εφημερίδα Αυγή - Ελλάδα - Ειδήσεις, Ρεπορτάζ, Ενημέρωση
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Updated: the story of Wikipedia and libraries is being rewritten around the world this week with #1Lib1Ref « Wikimedia blog

Updated: the story of Wikipedia and libraries is being rewritten around the world this week with #1Lib1Ref « Wikimedia blog | Information Science | Scoop.it
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How young librarians are figuring out the field's future — NewsWorks

How young librarians are figuring out the field's future — NewsWorks | Information Science | Scoop.it
This piece is part of our Rebirth Of The Library show Take a look at the rest of our stories  here pulse/libraryscience/   Today s information professionals say that Google hasn t made them
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You are not what you read: librarians purge user data to protect privacy

You are not what you read: librarians purge user data to protect privacy | Information Science | Scoop.it
US libraries are doing something even the most security-conscious private firm would never dream of: deleting sensitive information in order to protect users
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NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You’re Free To Use Them

NASA Posts a Huge Library of Space Sounds, And You’re Free To Use Them | Information Science | Scoop.it
Create digital music, motion, mode, and more.
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DONATE a Solar-Equipped Library for Rural/Slum Community

DONATE a Solar-Equipped Library for Rural/Slum Community | Information Science | Scoop.it
True Happiness is Giving Society is a small community of women Volunteers who have purposed to give back to our society so as to ensure that the youth and upcoming generation have access to modern libraries, books, reading materials, computers etc Our First project in August 2015 was a (first of its kind outside the capital city) Basketball Camp for over 50 students (40 Girls/10 boys) held for one week at Raliew Girls secondary School in Siaya-Rural Kenya Our Second Project involves Purchasing and distributing of 20 feet and 40 feet containers pre-fabricated into libraries to the rural community starting with the kids that we met and offer them a chance to access more reading materials and a place to interact with fellow students and the world via the web. These containerized libraries will be fully powered through Solar power for ease of maintenance and also to promote clean energy within the communities. (Web pic:Sample container Library ) Each library unit will consist of books, computer devices, reading devices, floor mats for the younger learners, reading tables and chairs and will be attached to the schools and communities we already work with in Siaya and Kuwinda Slum in Nairobi. (Web pic:Sample container Library ) Each library unit will consist of books, computer devices, reading devices, floor mats for the younger learners, reading tables and chairs and will be attached to the schools and communities we already work with in Siaya and Kuwinda Slum in Nairobi. In return our Donors will be recognized in all the libraries we deploy and support with their names permanently remain on the walls and furniture of the facilities as a token of appreciation. o requires on the impact of the reading facilities and libraries to the performance of the children and their community as we do have communities where adults are also going back to school.. This money will be used as follows:- 1. Purchase and customizing, Installation of solar system of container library usd 5,000 2.Equipment and Books usd 5,000 Our passion and your dream to make this world a better place will be realized by giving back to the communities and the children of this world through access to modern educational facilities that will ensure that their future is secured and that they will be able to depend themselves given the knowledge that ME and YOU will have allowed them to have access to. Walk with us in this journey with your financial contribution-Lets make my rural Kenyan school in Siaya a better experience for our children. Short URL Link:- http://goget.fund/1O3UHHq
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