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How to Develop Digital Literacies in yourself and others

A presentation for JISC Regional Support Centre West Midlands' event, Discover-e 2012: Preparing Learners for a Digital Future http://info.rsc-wm.ac.uk/events/e (RT @learnocracy Slideshare: How to Develop Digital Literacies in yourself and others ...

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Concrete Steps Toward a Digital Public Library of America

The dream of a national digital public library is inching closer to reality. The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) initiative was launched in December 2010 with generous support from the Alfred P.
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Library 2.012 Session Recording Links and Information - Library 2.0

Keynote Recordings (keynote descriptions here) Sandra Hirsh https://sas.elluminate.com/p.jnlp?psid=2012-10-03.0604.M.9107333AC8F0165F200753BD9491A0.vcr&…...
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Barbecue? Flamenco Dancing? Learning Gets Interactive in Louisville | American Libraries Magazine

Barbecue? Flamenco Dancing? Learning Gets Interactive in Louisville | American Libraries Magazine | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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New easy-to-use iOS app works with library-owned e-books and eliminates need for browser-based downloads | LibraryCity

New easy-to-use iOS app works with library-owned e-books and eliminates need for browser-based downloads | LibraryCity | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
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Tech Tools for LIS Students {Starter Kit}

Tech Tools for LIS Students {Starter Kit} | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
My MLIS program has a strong commitment to encouraging students to use various online and computer-based presentation/communication tools in class projects. We use a number of different programs in...
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A new chapter for Beijing's libraries|Nation and Digest|chinadaily.com.cn

A new chapter for Beijing's libraries|Nation and Digest|chinadaily.com.cn | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
Self-service libraries are becoming increasingly popular with Beijing residents, with 50 having sprung up across the city over the past year and 100 more are expected to open in the coming months.

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Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal

Are Dewey’s Days Numbered?: Libraries Nationwide Are Ditching the Old Classification System | School Library Journal | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
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The Potential for Libraries to Serve as Community Centers

The Potential for Libraries to Serve as Community Centers | Library Innovations | Scoop.it

"The best part of the session, and a strength of the conference [Beyond Access conference], was that the majority of people participating in the discussion were practitioners. Libraries as community centers was not a point of theory, some were already bringing women together in a physical space to provide a range of services from computer training to family planning information."


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10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different

10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
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How to Develop Digital Literacies in yourself and others

A presentation for JISC Regional Support Centre West Midlands' event, Discover-e 2012: Preparing Learners for a Digital Future http://info.rsc-wm.ac.uk/events/e (RT @learnocracy Slideshare: How to Develop Digital Literacies in yourself and others ...

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UI Libraries launches new crowdsourcing site with manuscript cookbooks and more- The University of Iowa Libraries

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HathiTrust Lawsuit Decision Reaffirms Libraries in the Digital Age

I cannot imagine a definition of fair use that world not encompass the transformative uses made by Defendants' MDP [Mass Digitization Project] and would require that I terminate this invaluable contribution to the progress of science and the...
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Lisa Harouni: A primer on 3D printing

http://www.ted.com 2012 may be the year of 3D printing, when this three-decade-old technology finally becomes accessible and even commonplace. Lisa Harouni g...
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(Re)Defining the Library, Part 1: Why?

(Re)Defining the Library, Part 1: Why? | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
With changes in the scholarly communications world, many old questions for the library are unsettled once again, and many news ones arise. In this first part of a two-part post, we'll ask the quest...

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Creating Communities Through Makerspaces by Buffy Hamilton Atlanta ...

A useful explanation of why Makerspaces are a good fit in public libraries.


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Wow! Library Design: The “Book Mountain” Library Opens Today in the Netherlands | LJ INFOdocket

Wow! Library Design: The “Book Mountain” Library Opens Today in the Netherlands | LJ INFOdocket | Library Innovations | Scoop.it
As UK libraries close/operate in dilapidated buildings, in the Netherlands, spectacular new libraries are being built: http://t.co/KNvYDRS6...

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