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KYRGYZSTAN - Ministry of Culture Plans to Create a Digital Library

KYRGYZSTAN - Ministry of Culture Plans to Create a Digital Library | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Kyrgyzstan plans to create a database of digital libraries across the country. Press secretary of the Ministry told Kabar Agency. She said that the creation of electronic database was ...
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Libraries evolving as spaces for developing community ideas and engagement

Libraries evolving as spaces for developing community ideas and engagement | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Reimagining libraries in the digital age is collaborative work that requires input from across the community--but it’s also essential in ...
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Why librarians should edit Wikipedia: A testimonial from Switzerland « Wikimedia blog

Why librarians should edit Wikipedia: A testimonial from Switzerland « Wikimedia blog | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
RT @WikiWomen: 83% of librarians in USA are women! RT @Wikipedia: Why librarians should edit Wikipedia
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Cleveland digital public library will make scanning accessible to anyone with ... - freshwatercleveland

Cleveland digital public library will make scanning accessible to anyone with ... - freshwatercleveland | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
The new Cleveland Digital Public Library will offer sophisticated, high-tech scanning options to the public.
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Canadian Libraries / Les bibliothèques canadiennes

Canada’s libraries foster connections between people, ideas, communities and information.
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'Bookbook' ad from Ikea mocks Apple in a brilliant way

'Bookbook' ad from Ikea mocks Apple in a brilliant way | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Ikea has released a product video for the cutting-edge intuitive technology embodied in its 'bookbook' — also known as its 2015 print catalog. The Ikea 'bookbook' ad is a send up of Apple's now-iconic commercials.
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NY Public Library on Twitter: "28 Beautiful Quotes About Libraries http://t.co/qiDuLqj8aM http://t.co/ZIJsxQBLt6"

NY Public Library on Twitter: "28 Beautiful Quotes About Libraries http://t.co/qiDuLqj8aM http://t.co/ZIJsxQBLt6" | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
RT @afinepickle: Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism. - Neal Gaiman http://t.co/RnkoJ3BSle via @nypl #amread…
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The open collections of Biblioteca de Catalunya - Pro Blog

The open collections of Biblioteca de Catalunya - Pro Blog | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Professional knowledge-sharing platform (Eugènia Serra Aranda, director of @BiblioCatalunya on their #PublicDomain treasures.
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Four of the UK's most innovative libraries

Four of the UK's most innovative libraries | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
From robot building to cooking lessons, public libraries are creatively staving off the threat of closure (Four of the UK's most innovative libraries http://t.co/4h0lHd9m5a)...
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Fliss Clooney's curator insight, September 4, 7:40 AM

Particularly proud of our Fab Lab in Exeter Library!  

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12 Ways Libraries Are Good for the Country

12 Ways Libraries Are Good for the Country | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Most Americans know what they can expect from a library. And librarians know what it takes to provide comprehensive access to every recorded detail of human existence. It takes support. Libraries are ready when they are needed, ready to enrich our minds and defend our right to know, just as other institutions protect our safety and property. Without sound minds, however, the American dream of safe streets and secure homes will never be fulfilled.
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Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development launched | World Library and Information Congress

Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development launched | World Library and Information Congress | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
RT @IFLA: Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development launched #wlic2014 http://t.co/4BOJCPr2Dc
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Experts launch project to digitise neglected Bosnian heritage

BOSNIA-ARCHIVES/ (PIX):Experts launch project to digitise neglected Bosnian heritage
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10 thoughts on digital libraries: where they're going | CILIP

10 thoughts on digital libraries: where they're going | CILIP | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
10 thoughts on digital libraries: where they're going http://t.co/cqaw5ehuuS vía @sharethis #digitalLibraries #DL
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Seth's Blog: The future of the library

Seth's Blog: The future of the library | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
What is a public library for? First, how we got here: Before Gutenberg, a book cost about as much as a small house. As a result, only kings and bishops could afford to own a book of their own. This...
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Quiet please: Clara Brennan's play Spine speaks up for libraries - The Guardian

Quiet please: Clara Brennan's play Spine speaks up for libraries - The Guardian | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Part polemic and part love letter, the monologue Spine responds to library closures.
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Report: How to keep public libraries relevant in a digital age

Report: How to keep public libraries relevant in a digital age | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Public libraries will avoid being relegated to the scrap heap of history in a digital age as long as they continue to serve as platforms for learning, creativity, and innovation that strengthen their communities, according to a new Aspen Institute...
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Librarians Mount Defense Against Government Surveillance - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Librarians Mount Defense Against Government Surveillance - Hit & Run : Reason.com | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Unlike the fickle winds of public opinion, the American Library Association (ALA) has maintained its long-standing principled opposition to government
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Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules

Copying the work to a USB stick is also allowed, but only if the rights holder gets paid, the CJEU said
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Libraries Making an Impact on the Web of Data | hangingtogether.org

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Libraries Are Great at Lending All Sorts of Things—Not Just Books - Smithsonian

Libraries Are Great at Lending All Sorts of Things—Not Just Books
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It seems like everything is available for checkout at these libraries, from cake pans to GoPros.
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Recently-opened Florida Polytechnic University includes a bookless library - Daily Mail

Recently-opened Florida Polytechnic University includes a bookless library - Daily Mail | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Daily Mail Recently-opened Florida Polytechnic University includes a bookless library Daily Mail A fully digital library is among the futuristic features of Florida Polytechnic University's striking dome-shaped building, designed by Spanish...
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Phil Bradley's weblog: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection

Phil Bradley's weblog: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Over 80,000 images free to use have been uploaded to the Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection including books, theater memorabilia, manuscripts, and art. Users can show multiple images side-by-side, zoom in and out, view cataloging information when available, export thumbnails, and construct persistent URLs linking back to items or searches. It's an amazing collection, and has been made available under a CC licence so that you can use them as long as you share.
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Volunteers help British Museum in crowdsourcing archeology project

Volunteers help British Museum in crowdsourcing archeology project | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Thousands log on to transcribe handwritten catalogue dating back to 18th century and put 30,000 ancient objects online
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