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Have libraries found new relevance in the Internet age? | Digital ...

Have libraries found new relevance in the Internet age? | Digital ... | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
The future of libraries may be as tech hub, if a new survey about how America views the library system holds true.
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Opportunities and Challenges of Participatory Digital Archives ...

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Opportunities and Challenges of Participatory Digital Archives. Posted on January 20, 2013 by Kyle Parry. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF PARTICIPATORY DIGITAL ARCHIVES: Lessons from the March 11, 2011 Great Eastern ...
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Vienna Philharmonic 'blocks access to archives'

Vienna Philharmonic 'blocks access to archives' | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
A row has erupted in Vienna over claims by the Philharmonic that it has nothing more to hide about its Nazi past. The author of von heute auf morgen, an English language blog, describes the process of delays and evasion ...
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Librarians and Their Stressful Jobs - Library Journal (blog)

Librarians and Their Stressful Jobs - Library Journal (blog) | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Librarians and Their Stressful Jobs Library Journal (blog) I'm also not sure the most stressful thing a librarian faces is a teenager with a paper due when you don't have the books, but even that situation can be stressful for some of the...
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Digitized to Distraction - American Libraries

Digitized to Distraction - American Libraries | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Digitized to Distraction
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Digital literacy is supposedly what will save the public library, and I don't doubt that.
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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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All you need to know to get the library card right now [infographic] | Ebook Friendly

All you need to know to get the library card right now [infographic] | Ebook Friendly | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
This highly informative infographic put together by Masters in Education and ObizMedia, is analyzing the role of a library and a librarian in our life.
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Video - How Libraries Try to Survive in the Digital Era - WSJ.com

Video - How Libraries Try to Survive in the Digital Era - WSJ.com | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Libraries are taking extreme measures to stay relevant in the digital era. To keep customers coming, they're hosting classes and seminars on everything from Wii to hog butchering. WSJ's Owen Fletcher reports.
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Library taken over by volunteers

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The first of seven libraries in Dorset, which had originally been earmarked for closure, is being taken over by volunteers later. (Library taken over by volunteers: The first of seven libraries in Dorset, which had originally been earmarked fo...
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Screwy Decimal: 5 Reasons Being a Librarian Is Stressful

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Top 75 State Genealogy Websites of 2012 - Family Tree Magazine

Top 75 State Genealogy Websites of 2012 - Family Tree Magazine | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Use these 75 state-focused genealogy websites to find your ancestors and bust down brick walls.The leading family history magazine for researching Genealogy. Helping to discover, preserve, and celebrate family history.
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Self Service Library in Montreal « Tame The Web

Self Service Library in Montreal « Tame The Web | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
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USC Libraries establish new digital site

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How Libraries can meet the Evolving Needs of Patrons in the Digital ...

A webinar presenting research from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project, providing insight on what types of services Americans value in their library and what types of services they would like to see ...
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America’s most beautiful college libraries

America’s most beautiful college libraries | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
With concerts, art exhibits and cafes, these buildings inspire more than just study sessions.

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Inspirational college library buildings!

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Many JSTOR Journal Archives Now Free to Public - Library Journal

Many JSTOR Journal Archives Now Free to Public - Library Journal | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Many JSTOR Journal Archives Now Free to Public
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The archives of more than 1,200 journals are now available for limited free reading by the public, JSTOR announced today.
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Architizer Blog » Top 10: Mind-Blowing Libraries

Architizer Blog » Top 10: Mind-Blowing Libraries | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
You thought the New York Public Library was cool? Well, North Carolina State University has just opened its James B. Hunt Jr. Library, which is not only pretty snazzy but also—wait for it—powered by robots.
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Digital Libraries and the 'Culture of the Copy' | The American ...

Digital Libraries and the 'Culture of the Copy' | The American ... | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
[A] great challenge still exists in the way the Internet records and stores information. A published book is a fixed and polished record of a moment in time. The Internet always operates in the present.
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New 10 States Sticking Up for Public Libraries – Stephen's Lighthouse

New 10 States Sticking Up for Public Libraries – Stephen's Lighthouse | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
New 10 States Sticking Up for Public Libraries – Stephen's Lighthouse http://t.co/qn0oWFoI
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1.1 million books to be removed from University of Saskatchewan libraries

1.1 million books to be removed from University of Saskatchewan libraries | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
More than one million hard-copy books are set to be removed from University of Saskatchewan libraries in the coming years. (1.1 million books to be removed from U. of Saskatchewan libraries - Making way for the digital age.
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Digital Aristotle: Thoughts on the Future of Education

Digital #Aristotle: Thoughts on the Future of #Education. #teaching http://t.co/x6Nc7uQ4
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Library of Congress has archive of tweets, but no plan for its public display

Library of Congress has archive of tweets, but no plan for its public display | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
Library of Congress is busy archiving the Twitter canon, but it has no plan for how people can sift database.

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Un article court mais passionnant sur le projet de mise à disposition des archives de Twitter par la Bibliothèque du Congrès (merci @secou)

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Greenville librarian says decision to ban graphic novel wasn't made lightly

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Planning underway for Obama library

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New York Public Library unveils renovation plan

New York Public Library unveils renovation plan | Libraries & Archives 101 | Scoop.it
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