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Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped

Every Library and Museum in America, Mapped | Information Science | Scoop.it
America's collection of museums and libraries is actually super impressive when you look at it on a map.
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«Ευθύνη όλων η βιωσιμότητα του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού στο Φάληρο» - ΣΥΝΕΝΤΕΥΞΕΙΣ - euro2day.gr

«Ευθύνη όλων η βιωσιμότητα του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού στο Φάληρο» - ΣΥΝΕΝΤΕΥΞΕΙΣ - euro2day.gr | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ο Γιάννης Τροχόπουλος και η Έλλη Ανδριοπούλου, δύο άνθρωποι «κλειδιά» στη δημιουργία του Κέντρου Πολιτισμού που χτίζει το Ίδρυμα «Σταύρος Νιάρχος
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Michigan State Board of Education Supports School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine

Michigan State Board of Education Supports School Libraries | American Libraries Magazine | Information Science | Scoop.it
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Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ

Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ | Information Science | Scoop.it
Open Access Week 2014: Ημερίδα της Βιβλιοθήκης ΑΠΘ http://t.co/PYYipJbrhj

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Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge.

Public libraries play a central role in providing access to data and ensuring the freedom of digital knowledge. | Information Science | Scoop.it
Data connectivity is intrinsic to most of our daily lives. The place which exists in almost every community large or small, rural or urban, is the public library. Ben Lee argues that not only do li...
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Πτώση κερδών για την Google

Πτώση κερδών για την Google | Information Science | Scoop.it
Αν και έβγαλε 2,8 δισ. δολάρια το Γ' τρίμηνο του 2014, δεν τα πήγε καλά σε σχέση με πέρυσι
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Europeana, the Austrian National Library & Google join forces for Europe

The Austrian National Library is the first library in Europe to share a collection that has been digitised as part of the Google Books project under the new rights statement.
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Libraries Without Borders: Hope in a Box

Libraries Without Borders: Hope in a Box | Information Science | Scoop.it
Editor's Note: This is the third installment of a three part series on Libraries Without Borders.  Instead of trying to explain the impact of the Ideas Box, a project created by Libraries Without B...
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Harvard: Ψηφιακή Βιβλιοθήκη με ελληνική και λατινική λογοτεχνία

Harvard: Ψηφιακή Βιβλιοθήκη με ελληνική και λατινική λογοτεχνία | Information Science | Scoop.it
Το Harvard University Press ανακοίνωσε την επικείμενη έναρξη της Ψηφιακής Κλασικής Βιβλιοθήκης του Loeb (Digital Loeb Classical Library) το φθινόπωρο του 2014. Η ψηφιακή βιβλιοθήκη θα είναι διαθέσιμη σε όλο τον κόσμο. Τα πιο σημαντικά έργα της ελληνικής και της λατινικής λογοτεχνίας θα είναι κοντά σου με ένα κλικ.
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Παραίτηση-βόμβα του πρύτανη της Σχολής Καλών Τεχνών

Παραίτηση-βόμβα του πρύτανη της Σχολής Καλών Τεχνών | Information Science | Scoop.it
Ο πρύτανης της ΑΣΚΤ Μάριος Σπηλιόπουλος, περίπου 40 ημέρες από την ανάληψη της πρυτανείας, παραιτήθηκε χθες αφήνοντας αιχμές για τον προκάτοχό...
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Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries - The Digital Reader

Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries - The Digital Reader | Information Science | Scoop.it
Adobe has just given us a graphic demonstration of how not to handle security and privacy issues. A hacker acquaintance of mine has tipped me to a huge security and privacy violation on the part of Adobe. That anonymous acquaintance was examining Adobe’s DRm for educational purposes when they noticed that Digital Editions 4, the newest version of …
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Digital Citizenship Week Is a Time to Recognize Youth Rights

Digital Citizenship Week Is a Time to Recognize Youth Rights | Information Science | Scoop.it
As we celebrate digital citizenship week, there will be a lot of discussion about good online behavior, including treating others with respect. And that's certainly a very important part of what it means to be a good citizen, whether "digital&qu...
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European Conference on Information Literacy in Dubrovnik

European Conference on Information Literacy in Dubrovnik | Information Science | Scoop.it
This week I am attending the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL2014) in Dubrovnik. I'll write up a longer post on the keynotes and sessions I have attended, but here are my slides fr...
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Οργάνωση Ημερίδας στο Τμήμα σε συνεργασία με την ΕΕΒΕΠ - 31/10 στις 11:00 στο Σπουδαστήριο |

Οργάνωση Ημερίδας στο Τμήμα σε συνεργασία με την ΕΕΒΕΠ - 31/10 στις 11:00 στο Σπουδαστήριο | | Information Science | Scoop.it
Το Τμήμα Βιβλιοθηκονομίας και Συστημάτων Πληροφόρησης του Αλεξάνδρειου ΤΕΙ Θεσσαλονίκης και η Ένωση Ελλήνων Βιβλιοθηκονόμων και Επιστημόνων Πληροφόρησης συνδιοργανώνουν ημερίδα με θέμα Η Ένωση
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Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και δημοκρατίας - Η Αυγή Online

Περί βιβλιοθηκών...και δημοκρατίας - Η Αυγή Online | Information Science | Scoop.it
“Η ελευθερία, η ευημερία και η ανάπτυξη των ατόμων και των κοινωνιών είναι θεμελιώδεις ανθρώπινες αξίες. Και μπορούν να επιτευχθούν μόνο από την ικανότητα καλά πληροφορημένων πολιτών να ασκήσουν τα δημοκρατικά τους δικαιώματα και να παίξουν έναν ενεργητικό ρόλο στην κοινωνία”...
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Are There Too Many Books? - Publishing Perspectives

Are There Too Many Books? - Publishing Perspectives | Information Science | Scoop.it
The total number of books in print hit 28 million worldwide in 2013, but are there enough readers to justify so much publishing?
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Placements & Salaries 2014: Public, Academic, and Special Libraries

Placements & Salaries 2014: Public, Academic, and Special Libraries | Information Science | Scoop.it
Public libraries continue to see positive growth and opportunity. In 2013, nearly 24% of the reported placements were in public libraries, up from 18.7% in 2012. In 2013, approximately 9.8% of grads who sought employment in academic institutions accepted positions in departments outside of the library. In addition, 23.6% of this year’s new professionals were hired as academic librarians, up from 21.2% in 2012. Placements at special libraries (4.0%), government libraries (1.9%), and LIS vendors (
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Adapting America's Public Libraries for the Digital Age

Adapting America's Public Libraries for the Digital Age | Information Science | Scoop.it
A new report from the Aspen Institute discusses the future of an important institution.
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114-Year-Old Woman Lies About Age To Join Facebook

114-Year-Old Woman Lies About Age To Join Facebook | Information Science | Scoop.it
We can think of plenty of reasons people would lie about their age -- pride, vanity, or to get into the coolest club. But Anna Stoehr's reason was much, much simpler: she just wanted to join Facebook.

The centenarian who just celebrated her 114th...
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Campagne pour le Rétour des Marbles du Parthénon et la Reunification du Monument.

Campagne pour le Rétour des Marbles du Parthénon et la Reunification du Monument. | Information Science | Scoop.it
"BRING THEM BACK!" Pour le retour des sculptures du Parthénon en Grèce !

Au sein du British Museum de Londres, se trouvent des milliers de sculptures datant de la Grèce antique... parmi lesquelles celles du Parthénon d'une valeur inestimable.

Nous demandons aujourd'hui la restitution de ces sculptures en Grèce afin de redonner vie au Parthénon.

Nous, les internautes, ensemble mobilisons-nous pour faire bouger les choses et rendre cette partie de l'histoire à qui de droit.

Si comme nous, vous pensez que cette cause est juste rendez-vous sur le site dédié : www.bringthemback.org !
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Καγκουρώ: Οι βιβλιοθήκες, ο Σύριζα και η βάσανος για μια πρόταση πάνω σε "χειροπιαστά οράματα"

Καγκουρώ: Οι βιβλιοθήκες, ο Σύριζα και η βάσανος για μια πρόταση πάνω σε "χειροπιαστά οράματα" | Information Science | Scoop.it
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