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De Groene Amsterdammer - Bibliotheken

De Groene Amsterdammer - Bibliotheken | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

Over het voortbestaan van bibliotheken wordt druk gespeculeerd. De dichter die er de meest uitgesproken mening over heeft, is Paul Bogaert. In een gedreven stuk voor De Brakke Hond herinnert hij zich zijn eigen bezoeken aan de leeszaal waar alles bijeen stond: tijdschriften, naslagwerken, fiches, knipselmappen, boeken.

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Find the future

Find the future | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
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Online Book Clubs

New books are starting at the Dartmouth Public Libraries Book Clubs.
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Perpetual Beta – The Real 21st Century Library Model?

Perpetual Beta – The Real 21st Century Library Model? | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
For many months now I have been writing and contemplating about what the 21st Century Library is, does and looks like. I began with a "model" that essentially only describes various external social factors that influence the environment of a 21st Century Library (technology advances, societal changes and education reforms) that surround the fundamental elements of librarianship, and uses technology to provide customer-centered services. On its face it doesn’t mean much on its face, without considerable detailed explanation, which could be why it met with thundering indifference....
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Library software, things are changing : #LibTechNotes

Library software, things are changing : #LibTechNotes | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
Blog about innovation, solutions, findings of the Virtual Library Tech Team of the Open University of Catalonia...
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Hit the books at the library - Ontario Argus Observer

Hit the books at the library - Ontario Argus Observer | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
Ontario Argus ObserverHit the books at the libraryOntario Argus ObserverThe Ontario Community Library has seen an increase of usage since the economy took a downturn. Currently they are working to provide new technology to users.
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'Human lending' changing the shape of libraries - CTV.ca

'Human lending' changing the shape of libraries - CTV.ca | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
CTV.ca'Human lending' changing the shape of librariesCTV.caShe said the program will be similar to the one in Coquitlam, BC, where human lending has been in place since 2008 and has helped to give libraries new meaning in the community.
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Being an information innovator « Monographer's Blog

Being an information innovator « Monographer's Blog | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
I was attracted too by the possibility that there may be analogies to be drawn between innovation in libraries and in publishing. The book ... For any readers new to the topics, these two chapters provide useful overviews.
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Plug-in Bibliotheek: kleine bibliotheek in openbare ruimte | H2 interactive

Plug-in Bibliotheek: kleine bibliotheek in openbare ruimte | H2 interactive | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
De Plug-in Bibliotheek van H2 interactive is aanpasbaar, uitbreidbaar met modules en geschikt voor publieke locaties. Hij is onbemand en goed beveiligd.
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Outcomes, Outcomes, Outcomes

Outcomes, Outcomes, Outcomes | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
Just when we get used to one new thing, another crops up that we have to deal with. As if learning new technologies wasn't hard enough, now we need to figure out how to answer funding decision make...
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Key Concepts - Disruptive Innovation

Key Concepts - Disruptive Innovation | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
Clayton Christensen - Harvard Business Professor and praised author - Disruptive Innovation and other key concepts...
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Mike Matas: A next-generation digital book | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Software developer Mike Matas demos the first full-length interactive book for the iPad -- with clever, swipeable video and graphics and some very cool data visualizations to play with.
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Innovative projects The literacy project

Innovative projects The literacy project | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

Cast, scientific learning, bookbox, Get London reading campaign, readingmap, digital hero project, national year of reading, stichting lezen en schrijven, curriki, makeBeliefsComix.com, Litcam, ETV.nl

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Digitalisering en publieke informatievoorziening by Frank Huysmans on Prezi

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Amsterdam Public Library 2.0 - StumbleUpon

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This Week in Libraries – TWIL #51: Michael Porter (Library Renewal)

This Week in Libraries – TWIL #51: Michael Porter (Library Renewal) | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
TWIL #51: Michael Porter (Library Renewal) · Home; >; shows; >; TWIL #51: Michael Porter (Library Renewal) ... These are some of the questions on this week's episode of TWIL. Your weekly dose of library innovation.
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Buy a Kindle: Google Alert - "Getting" "Kindle"

Buy a Kindle: Google Alert - "Getting" "Kindle" | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
News2 new results for "Getting" "Kindle" Local libraries stay vital by lending e-booksPress-EnterpriseKaren Affl...
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New Storytime Schedule!! | Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista Library Blog

New Storytime Schedule!! | Jose Cisneros Cielo Vista Library Blog | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
New Storytime Schedule!! Starting September 6th, the day after Labor Day, the Cielo Vista Library will have storytime 3 times per week! As part of the new El Paso Ready to Read initiative that the director of El Paso Public ...
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New Link: Public libraries: A long-overdue argument – Stephen's ...

New Link: Public libraries: A long-overdue argument – Stephen's ... | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
And I love his honesty in acknowledging that he was dead wrong about the extinction of libraries. Stephen ... Stephen Abram is ably capable of providing tips and techniques for strategic thinking and innovation in libraries.
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Volledige lijst met Google Analytics Tools | Evert Jan Koning

Everyone involved in SEO and online marketing benchmarking needs some help in analysing conversion.
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De bibliotheek en de winkel, maar dan anders

De bibliotheek en de winkel, maar dan anders | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

 Street Lab is een organisatie in Boston die programma's bedenkt voor openbare ruimtes. In 2009 maakten ze in een leeg staande winkel in Chinatown (Boston) een tijdelijke bibliotheek.

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21st Century Library Strategic Plan – Mission Statement

21st Century Library Strategic Plan – Mission Statement | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

I posed the question – How do you get from where your library is now, to become a 21st Century Library? My simple answer was - develop a strategy. 

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Second Sight | Future project in NY Library

Second Sight | Future project in NY Library | innovative libraries | Scoop.it

Nachtje gamen in de New York library

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Charles Leadbeater on innovation | Video on TED.com

TED Talks In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn't just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can't.
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       Little Free Library 

       Little Free Library  | innovative libraries | Scoop.it
To promote literacy and the love of reading  by building free book exchanges worldwide. To build a sense of community as we share  skills, creativity and wisdom across generations.         ...
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