Explores how libraries might determine the value of eBooks, and why it is important to do so. The paper provides a broad view of the current state of eBook valuation, the implications of this measurement for the library community and the challenges that face those who are tracking these metrics.
Educators are not driving the change bus. Leadership in traditional universities has been grossly negligent in preparing the academy for the economic and technological reality it now faces. This failure is apparent in interactions I’ve had with several universities over the past several months.
Some schools take advantage of the tender years to experiment with seriously cool strategies meant to challenge many potentially squelching, even harmful, components of strict mainstream perspectives. These innovators deserve attention and acclaim for attempting to serve kids in creative ways without negotiating quality, safety, and care.
Verder werden ook scouts en social media ingezet. Uit 40 bevlogen ... Zoals een modecollectie getoond wordt op een catwalk, worden tijdens TEDxBinnenhof innovaties gepresenteerd op de 'Catwalk for Innovation'.
http://youtu.be/86x-u-tz0MA Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat Pray Love, remarks on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses — and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person “being” a genius, all of us “have” a genius. How can we extend this idea to school-aged kids?...
On MIT’s Technology Review, Nicholas Carr takes an in-depth look at the creation of the Digital Public Library of America, an attempt at a non-commercial universal electronic library (which I also mentioned last month) that hopes to provide universal access to as much of human knowledge as it can.
Google's ambitious book-scanning program is foundering in the courts. Now a Harvard-led group is launching its own sweeping effort to put our literary heritage online. Will the Ivy League succeed where Silicon Valley failed?
Innovatie in de sociale economie. Hieronder een presentatie van Professor Nick Wreden over innovatie in de sociale economie. Erg leerzaam. Je kunt de presentatie hieronder bekijken. Innovation in the Social Economy ...
Health Innovations start Health Innovation Fund II. Met Coöperatie VGZ, ABN AMRO en Mediq als investeerders zal het fonds de komende jaren € 8 miljoen investeren in 10 tot 12 startende ondernemingen. Health Innovation Fund II zal investeren in nieuwe medische technologieën en behandelmethoden, gericht op preventie, zorg en welzijn. Met het eerste fonds zijn reeds 10 investeringen gedaan in veelbelovende bedrijven. Vrijwel alle investeringen presteren naar verwachting.
3M Library Systems is committed to helping libraries thrive by providing cutting edge technologies including RFID, automated materials handling (AMH), self check and security solutions, as well as our latest innovation 3M Cloud Library, the fastest growing eBook Lending Service. Finding the technology solution that is right for each unique library, 3M's promise is to deliver a long term partnership that is built to exceed expectations.
Robin Good: Mendeley is a cross-platform research tool, which can help you tap into a vast online library of over 30 academic paper databases, while helping you "curate" your own library of references, bibliographies and reference documents.
From the official site: Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network that can help you organize your research, collaborate with others online, and discover the latest research available.
-> Generate citations and bibliographies in Microsoft Word, OpenOffice, and LaTeX.
-> Open PDFs and capture your thoughts through sticky notes and highlights.
-> Import and organize PDFs from your computer, EndNote™, Papers or Zotero.
-> Collaborate with colleagues and securely share your papers, notes and annotations.
A Nobelist in economics, a psychologist, describes the potent filters shaping how we perceive information.The talk is extraordinary for the clarity (and humor) with which he repeatedly illustrates the powerful ways in which the mind filters and shapes what we call information. .
Please carve out the time to watch his slide-free, but image-rich, talk. It’s a shorthand route to some of the insights described in Kahneman’s remarkable book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow” (I’m a third of the way through).
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