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The age of romance is over

The age of romance is over | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The age of romance is over – at least when it comes to the nation's reading
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Best-selling crime writer Val McDermid on the importance of public libraries

Best-selling crime writer Val McDermid on the importance of public libraries | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
I would not be a writer if it were not for public libraries.
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Random House Reaffirms Commitment to Library Ebook Lending While Raising Prices to Wholesalers — The Digital Shift

Random House Reaffirms Commitment to Library Ebook Lending While Raising Prices to Wholesalers — The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Paul Auster Responds After Turkish Prime Minister Calls Him 'an Ignorant Man'

Paul Auster Responds After Turkish Prime Minister Calls Him 'an Ignorant Man' | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The novelist Paul Auster said in an interview that he would not visit Turkey because of its jailing of writers and journalists, which prompted a mocking response from the Turkish prime minister, Tayyip Erdogan.
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Library Pathways and Footprints: Rural Teens on the Role of Reading in Their Lives

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Why we love our libraries

Why we love our libraries | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
From settling down to story-time in our youth, to whiling away the hours discovering forgotten classics, the humble library holds a dear place in our hearts.
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Bad Kitty Author Nick Bruel on Politics, Writing & Illustrating - GalleyCat

Bad Kitty Author Nick Bruel on Politics, Writing & Illustrating - GalleyCat | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Bad Kitty Author Nick Bruel on Politics, Writing & Illustrating...
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Harwood: Libraries Must Do Better Job in Addressing Community Needs | American Libraries Magazine

Harwood: Libraries Must Do Better Job in Addressing Community Needs | American Libraries Magazine | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

The head of the catalytic nonprofit dedicated to helping people imagine and act for the public good, Harwood focused his talk on why libraries are needed today more than any other time in his lifetime, and discussed what it will take for libraries to become even more relevant and significant in the lives of communities.

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Slovenian library creates surprise book packs based on genre

Slovenian library creates surprise book packs based on genre | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The National and University Library of Slovenia recently offered packs of three books, curated by genre, to their visitors.
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Is American Library Association Ghetto-izing Black Authors?

Is American Library Association Ghetto-izing Black Authors? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Janice Harayda Reviews Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry for Adults and Children...
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Mediasurfer offers self-service iPad checkout for libraries, an interview

Mediasurfer offers self-service iPad checkout for libraries, an interview | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Library posters - a set on Flickr

What if the #savelibraries campaign had taken place between 1914-18?

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Public Libraries Work to Meet Patron Demand for Ebooks | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News

Public Libraries Work to Meet Patron Demand for Ebooks | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Tablet PC News | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
According to some projections, ebooks are the reason more people are reading.
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A library fit for the future

A library fit for the future | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Britain's libraries are battling against cuts and closures - but Birmingham is busy building an ambitious new library, costing almost £209m.
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Kids flock to libraries as closures hit | We Love This Book

Kids flock to libraries as closures hit | We Love This Book | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Craft Ideas for Kids

Craft Ideas for Kids | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Check out Pinterest for lots of great craft ideas!


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B&N Hits Amazon Where It Hurts: Authors

B&N Hits Amazon Where It Hurts: Authors | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When Amazon offered in December to reward customers who scanned book bar codes in bookstores and then bought the book on Amazon instead, we wrote Amazon’s...

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Best Small Library in America 2012: The Independence Public Library, KS

Best Small Library in America 2012: The Independence Public Library, KS | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Should Libraries Let People Look At Porn In The Open? - The Consumerist

Should Libraries Let People Look At Porn In The Open? - The Consumerist | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
There is much discussion in the Seattle area today after a mom claims that while on a visit to her local library with her two young daughters, she spied a man viewing hardcore porn on a computer with a screen that was facing out to the rest of the...
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Steal This Book!

Steal This Book! | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Nobody wants to be told that their business model is obsolete. Ask Kodak. Or Hollywood. And the publishing industry is slower on its feet than most.
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Top 10 Libraries for Children | Livability

Top 10 Libraries for Children | Livability | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
We looked at 500 libraries to find the best libraries for kids. The children's libraries we selected not only look amazing, they offer great programs and activities to get kids excited about reading, learning and exploring.
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Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help? | LibraryCity

Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help? | LibraryCity | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Should OverDrive sell itself to America’s public libraries? Any foundation angels care to help?
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Library Ideas Launches E-book Service for Libraries

Library Ideas, a Fairfax, Vir. media company delivering digital services to libraries, has launched Freading, an e-book program that allows libraries to pay for e-books on a per download basis.
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Assured About Security, More Publishers Agree to Sell Ebook Files to Douglas County Libraries — The Digital Shift

Assured About Security, More Publishers Agree to Sell Ebook Files to Douglas County Libraries — The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Jamie LaRue, the director of the Douglas County Libraries (DCL) in Colorado, is not waiting for an ebook business model conducive to libraries to magically appear. Instead, LaRue and his staff have been methodically building their own model, and it has been attracting a growing number of publishers.

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10 Inspiring Social Networks for Writers

10 Inspiring Social Networks for Writers | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
These 10 social networks can help you receive valuable feedback, gain exposure for your own work, brainstorm ideas and evolve as a writer.
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