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Phil Bradley's weblog: 3D printing - is it for libraries?

Phil Bradley's weblog: 3D printing - is it for libraries? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
3D printing is something that I've been noticing for a while kicking around the edge of the profession, and a discussion on Twitter yesterday based on a blog posting 'Mission Creep - a 3D printer will not save your library' by Hugh Rundle that I...
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Six Mistakes the Library Staff Are Making

Six Mistakes the Library Staff Are Making | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
In a follow-up to the six mistakes sales reps make, here's a list of six mistakes library staff can make. It's a sobering comparison. Continue reading »
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New York City Public Libraries Open Fewer Hours Than Libraries in Other Major Cities – Next City

New York City Public Libraries Open Fewer Hours Than Libraries in Other Major Cities – Next City | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Due to steep funding cuts, New York City public libraries are open 43 hours a week on average, compared to roughly 50 hours a week in Chicago and Boston, 55 in Toronto and 70 in Columbus.
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Stunning idea: digital library in Bucharest subway station [pictures] | Ebook Friendly

Stunning idea: digital library in Bucharest subway station [pictures] | Ebook Friendly | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
An ambient ad campain by Vodafone Romania: digital library on Victoria metro station in Bucharest.
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The Bestselling Books of 2012

The Bestselling Books of 2012 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Half of the top 20 bestselling books of 2012 in print were either Fifty Shades titles or Hunger Games titles, and only one book not written by E.L.
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Is this the world's "most awesome library"? » MobyLives

Is this the world's "most awesome library"? » MobyLives | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
That depends on whether you're the type of person who agrees that bionic librarians, chaise lounges and the ability to converse at an above-whisper volume is preferable to the hushed, green lamp, bookshelf environment that's been the norm for the…...
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Blogging Mega-post: 21 Resources for Tips, Strategies, and Content Ideas - iLibrarian

Blogging Mega-post: 21 Resources for Tips, Strategies, and Content Ideas - iLibrarian | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries - The Digital Shift

What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries - The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
hmm...a digital public library of America. What the DPLA Can Mean for Libraries http://t.co/wR1fZLv7
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Tackling bookshelf chaos: One author's resolution

Tackling bookshelf chaos: One author's resolution | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
My first resolution for 2013 is one many bibliophiles make. And it’s also the resolution I’m least likely to complete to my satisfaction this year: I’m going to organize my book collection.
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Awful Library Books – The Best of 2012

Awful Library Books – The Best of 2012 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
2012 is coming to a close, and of course we are required by the Internet to produce a “best of” list.  Since we both have our own favorites, there is usually some debate on what should be considered the best.
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Newtown library flooded with grief books after school shooting - Religion News Service

Newtown library flooded with grief books after school shooting - Religion News Service | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Newtown library flooded with grief books after school shooting
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With SirsiDynix Announcements, ILS Vendors Move Closer to Ebook Integration - The Digital Shift

With SirsiDynix Announcements, ILS Vendors Move Closer to Ebook Integration - The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Libraries Use iPads and Apps to Ramp Up Storytime, but Concerns Remain - The Digital Shift

Libraries Use iPads and Apps to Ramp Up Storytime, but Concerns Remain - The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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At the Library: Butchering, Bowling

At the Library: Butchering, Bowling | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
To draw crowds, some facilities are offering much more than books.
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Is a library a library, when you can't see any books?

Is a library a library, when you can't see any books? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Today, after months of planning, Wolff and other county leaders will announce plans to launch the nation's first bookless public library system, BiblioTech, with a prototype location on the South Side opening in the fall.
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New Adult: Needless Marketing-Speak Or Valued Subgenre?

New Adult: Needless Marketing-Speak Or Valued Subgenre? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
With publishers worried about losing avid YA readers who are “aging out” of the genre, and eager to capture adult readers who have been “reading down,” a new subgenre has been born: new adult.
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Don't Burn Your Books---Print Is Here to Stay

Don't Burn Your Books---Print Is Here to Stay | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The e-book had its moment, but sales are slowing. Readers still want to turn those crisp, bound pages, writes Nicholas Carr.
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Can I Learn to Read Faster and Get Through My Backlog of Books?

Can I Learn to Read Faster and Get Through My Backlog of Books? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Dear Lifehacker, Over the years I've collected hundreds of books I want to read, but no matter what I do they just keep piling up. Is there a way I can read faster and get through this backlog quickly?
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Do Public Librarians Have any Standards? « Annoyed Librarian | Library Corner

Do Public Librarians Have any Standards? « Annoyed Librarian | Library Corner | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Do Public Librarians Have any Standards? « Annoyed Librarian | @scoopit http://t.co/OP2aibyu
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TARANTINO: I'll be writing novels.

TARANTINO: I'll be writing novels. | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
For his latest film, Quentin Tarantino was inspired by spaghetti Westerns and the Civil War.
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The Hundred Best Lists of All Time

The Hundred Best Lists of All Time | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
100. Generations of Adam (Genesis)* 99. Satchel Paige’s “How to Keep Young” 98. The Crain’s New York Business “40 Under 40” 97. Gentlemen Golfers of Leith’s “Articles & Laws in Playing at Golf” 96. The World Rock Paper Scissors...
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