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The Revolution Isn’t Just Digital

The Revolution Isn’t Just Digital | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.
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Why The Next Big Pop-Culture Wave After Cupcakes Might Be Libraries : NPR

Why The Next Big Pop-Culture Wave After Cupcakes Might Be Libraries : NPR | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Humor us here for a second: Does it seem to anyone else like libraries are poised for their moment of pop-cultural ubiquity?
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Share some good winter reads with your kids

Share some good winter reads with your kids | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Column: Share some good winter reads with your kids

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E-Book Lending Lures Readers Back to Libraries - Forbes

E-Book Lending Lures Readers Back to Libraries - Forbes | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
E-book lending is luring readers back to libraries, moving reading into the digital age but causing concern over rights among publishers. U.S.
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If Libraries Didn't Exist, Would Publishers Be Trying To Kill Book Lending? | Techdirt

Against the background of today's war on sharing, exemplified by SOPA and PIPA, traditional libraries underline an inconvenient truth: allowing people to share things – principally books in the case of libraries – does not lead to the collapse of...
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Did you receive or purchase an eReader or MP3 player? need help?

Did you receive or purchase an eReader or MP3 player? need help? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Sarah Polley to direct adaptation of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace

Sarah Polley to direct adaptation of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Canadian actor will direct version of Atwood's bestselling true-crime tale, while James Franco signs debut novel deal...
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Readers’ Choice: 20 More Beautiful College Libraries From Around the World

Readers’ Choice: 20 More Beautiful College Libraries From Around the World

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» Clive Thompson on the Future of Printed Books

» Clive Thompson on the Future of Printed Books | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Everyone says the e-book will take over the world—but they're wrong. Even in a world of screens, paper offers unique ways to organize and share your thoughts.
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Which E-Books Are Most Borrowed From Libraries, And Why?

Which E-Books Are Most Borrowed From Libraries, And Why? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
OverDrive released its lists of the most-downloaded e-books from libraries in December 2011. These lists look pretty different from the current New York Times e-book bestseller lists. Here’s why, plus a few interesting tidbits.
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The 20 Most-Shared Ads of 2011 | Adweek

The 20 Most-Shared Ads of 2011 | Adweek | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

It's one thing to sit in your grubby little basement and enjoy the year's best commercials online by yourself. It's another thing to share them with others.

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Dalian Public Library / Architects Collective

Dalian Public Library / Architects Collective | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The new library in Dalian by Architects Collective is designed to become the center and heart for the local community with a strong relationship to the...
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Occupy Your Sidewalk With A Micro-Library - Culture - GOOD

Occupy Your Sidewalk With A Micro-Library - Culture - GOOD | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Across the country, guerrilla librarians are creating community-curated book lending systems.
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New Spice | Study like a scholar, scholar

BEHIND THE SCENES: http://newspicepromo.blogspot.com/ - Do you want to be a scholar? Then study at the Harold B. Lee Library. Do your research here, study he...
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For Reading and Learning, Kids Prefer E-Books to Print Books | Digital Book World

For Reading and Learning, Kids Prefer E-Books to Print Books | Digital Book World | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that children prefer e-books to print books and that they retain and comprehend an equal amount of information from both print- and e-books.
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Brilliance Audio is Suspending Availability of Download Audiobook Titles for Library Purchase

Always talk about ebooks being pulled or possibly being pulled for library access.

Today, word that one audiobook publisher is suspending the sale of  (as of January 31, 2011) audiobooks for li...
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For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Several publishers have barred libraries from buying their e-books, saying that allowing unlimited e-reading isn’t a sustainable business model. But one publisher is trying a different approach.
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Census of Canada, 1871 - Library and Archives Canada

Census of Canada, 1871 - Library and Archives Canada | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

The 1871 Census offers a rich source of information about Canada and Canadians. Through this research tool, you can access digitized images of original census returns which list the name, age, country or province of birth, ethnic origin, religion and occupation of Canada's residents at the time of the 1871 Census.

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Little eLit: Why LittleeLit? Early Literacy and Electronic Literature for children

Why should we even consider eBooks for children? This is a hot topic right now, and while some forward-thinking and inherently awesome librarians (and other people) all all jiggy with eBooks for kids, others are not yet convinced.

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Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays

Chicago libraries to close all day most Mondays | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Chicago's branch libraries will be closed all day on most Mondays instead of being closed during the morning on most Mondays and Fridays, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally envisioned.
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Library Sends Cops To 5-Year-Old's House For Overdue Books (VIDEO)

Library Sends Cops To 5-Year-Old's House For Overdue Books (VIDEO) | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
A five-year-old girl from Charlton, Mass. burst into tears after a local library sent Police Sergeant Dan Dowd to her house to retrieve the child's two overdue library books, CBS Boston reported.
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Patrons abuzz over library district's energy meters

Patrons abuzz over library district's energy meters | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When Megan Dugan first brought home an energy meter last month, she didn’t test every gadget in her house. She didn’t need to.
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