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21st Century Libraries Look Like: Something Unexpected

21st Century Libraries Look Like: Something Unexpected | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Here are some images from numerous resources that typify something unexpected in a library. They draw attention to libraries and open up the idea of "library" to new understanding and new customers...
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The schools bringing lessons to life - Telegraph.co.uk

The schools bringing lessons to life - Telegraph.co.uk | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Today’s schools are moving with the times, and many are investing in highly sophisticated technology, discovers Paul Bray
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Support for Innovative Public Library Projects

Support for Innovative Public Library Projects | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
This blog has spent considerable time forwarding the belief in the necessity of a common mission for Public Libraries: “To provide the open and equal access to information that is necessary for the existence of an informed citizenry able to participate...
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Integrating library services in Blackboard

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This is not the "Introduction" video for this series of topics, but it will get you there.

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The Difference Between Successful and Very Successful People - Entrepreneur

The Difference Between Successful and Very Successful People - Entrepreneur | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
A look at the myths that hold us back from exceeding our goals.
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Lawrence (KS) Public Library offers first-ever online college course

Lawrence (KS) Public Library offers first-ever online college course | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Recent KU graduate Michael Hilleary is always on the lookout for new opportunities to find himself back in a classroom.
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Car charging station installed at Meriden Public Library

Car charging station installed at Meriden Public Library | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
The Record-Journal is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering local news, sports and community news in the Central Connecticut area
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Walter Isaacson on What it Really Takes to Innovate - Inc.com

It's not enough to have a great idea, says The Innovators author and Steve Jobs biographer.
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12 public libraries in Québec implement QuestionPoint Cooperative Virtual Reference

BIBLIOPRESTO.CA has selected OCLC's QuestionPoint™ Cooperative Virtual Reference to launch a virtual reference program with 12 public libraries in Québec. BIBLIOPRESTO purchased a group license and completed implementation in June 2014. 
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Survivor Library Preps for Post-Tech Apocalypse - PSFK (blog)

Survivor Library Preps for Post-Tech Apocalypse - PSFK (blog) | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
The end is near
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What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test - Co.Exist

What Book Should You Read Next? Putting Librarians And Algorithms To The Test - Co.Exist | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
More and more, computer-generated recommendations run our lives. But are they really the best way to expand your cultural horizons?
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San Antonio Establishes Country's First Airport E-Book Public Library Branch

San Antonio Establishes Country's First Airport E-Book Public Library Branch | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
San Antonio Public Library Director Felix Padron opens the e-book kiosk in Terminal A
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Adobe builds on Creative Cloud strategy to unify desktop, mobile and cloud ...

Adobe builds on Creative Cloud strategy to unify desktop, mobile and cloud ... | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
As Adobe enters the season of Max — the company’s annual creativity conference that runs October 4-8  in Los Angeles — it’s closing in on Year Two of Creative Cloud.... Keep reading →
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The 21st Century Library is Now on FaceBook!

The 21st Century Library is Now on FaceBook! | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that The 21st Century Library Blog now has a 'sister' Facebook page!! The 21st Century Librarian   We will share timely news, articles and research about The 21st Century...
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The 21st Century Library Director is a CEO

The 21st Century Library Director is a CEO | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
I have to play solitaire to go to sleep. I didn’t use to. I would watch tv, read, dozing and drifting to quiet my mind. And eventually I would drift off. But that doesn’t work anymore. My mind races.
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Introduction - Social Media for Creative Libraries by Phil Bradley

In this first in a series of ten videos designed to complement each chapter his new book, Social Media for Creative Libraries, Phil Bradley provides an intro...
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The Internet of Things Plan To Make Libraries and Museums Awesomer - Fast Company

The Internet of Things Plan To Make Libraries and Museums Awesomer - Fast Company | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Are cultural institutions the environment iBeacon has been waiting for?
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What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015 - T.H.E. Journal

What's Hot and What's Not in Ed Tech for 2015 - T.H.E. Journal | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Our panel of experts predicts what trends, devices and software will define educational technology in the coming year.
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“Beacon” Technology Deployed by Two Library App Makers

“Beacon” Technology Deployed by Two Library App Makers | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Library app developers Capira Technologies and BluuBeam have separately announced the launch of micro location information services that will enable libraries to send highly targeted, location-relevant messages to Bluetooth-enabled Android and iOS smartphones.
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Books on the house as libraries move into pubs and cafes - The Guardian

Books on the house as libraries move into pubs and cafes - The Guardian | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Dominic Smith: As council budgets are dramatically cut, books are going into pubs and cafes in order to save libraries, but what of the many other library services that are being lost?
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21st Century Strategic Management – Revisited

21st Century Strategic Management – Revisited | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
In the fall of 2010, in a series of posts about Strategic Planning, I stated that the Strategic Plan was essential to the survival of a 21st Century Library.
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The Public Library as the 21st century Agora

The Public Library as the 21st century Agora | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Last week I spent an amazing eight days in the birthplace of democracy – Athens, Greece. Along with the wonderful people, the amazing food (Thanks for the extra 8 pounds moussaka and tzatziki!
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Literacy Forum: Libraries in the 21st Century

Literacy Forum: Libraries in the 21st Century | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
Josiah Brown sent in the following report about an event in which he took part. On Oct. 29, the Literacy Coalition of Greater New Haven and the New Haven...
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Is Your Company Bleeding Knowledge? - Forbes

Is Your Company Bleeding Knowledge? - Forbes | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
In the world of business, knowledge is currency. And, like currency, knowledge can seem scarce when you need it most — unless you’ve got something in the bank. That’s where knowledge management comes in.
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21st Century Libraries- Innovation, Information and High School Diplomas!

21st Century Libraries- Innovation, Information and High School Diplomas! | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
[Dear Reader-While I have made the decision that I will only include details about my own library very sparingly on this blog- I prefer to rely on my experiences in broad strokes rather than specifics about my current library- I … Continue reading...
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New library app allows users to borrow books without queuing ...

New library app allows users to borrow books without queuing ... | Library Innovation | Scoop.it
The Straits Times
New library app allows users to borrow books without queuing at borrowing ...
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