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How to Create a QR Code In 3 Easy Steps | The Daring Librarian

How to Create a QR Code In 3 Easy Steps | The Daring Librarian | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Public Storm. Outil en ligne de remue-meninges collaboratif

Public Storm. Outil en ligne de remue-meninges collaboratif | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Public Storm est un outils pour organiser des brainstormings publics sur un mot ou une idée. Le tout en ligne et gratuitement. Outil de remue-méninges collaboratif, c’est ainsi que le présentent les auteurs du service.
Public Storm est une plateforme ouverte. L’utilisateur crée un “storm” ou un orage pour susciter des contributions et des réactions des internautes sur un thème. Les storms sont des mots ou des expressions courtes mais surtout et c’est important ils sont totalement publics, n’importe quel visiteur peut voir ces groupements d’idées et interagir avec eux.


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Best Books 2011 - School Library Journal

Best Books 2011 - School Library Journal | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

We are pleased to present this year’s 65 choices for the Best Books of 2011, chosen from the more than 6000 books reviewed this year. Novels were a standout, particularly those for teens, with themes of leadership, coming-of-age, and facing tough situations presented in powerful narratives with memorable characters.


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University Study Finds the Obvious Cause of Piracy – Frustrated Customers

University Study Finds the Obvious Cause of Piracy –  Frustrated Customers | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

If there was ever a "WELL, DUH!" moment, this is it. Publishers might want to take note, but I doubt they will.


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BiblioCommons: Creating Nested Searches (library staff training video)

We just wanted to remind our libraries how easy it is to created nested searches using BiblioCommons. Check out this video to see how to begin constructing y...
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Library chair demands Toronto budget chief apologizes for 'program creep' comments - Globe and Mail

Library chair demands Toronto budget chief apologizes for 'program creep' comments - Globe and Mail | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Library chair demands Toronto budget chief apologizes for 'program creep' commentsGlobe and MailThe chair overseeing Toronto's library books is demanding an apology from the chief of Toronto's financial books.
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Toronto library chair defends multilingual collection - Toronto - CBC News

Toronto library chair defends multilingual collection - Toronto - CBC News | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The chair of the Toronto Public Library board defended the circulation of foreign-language books and DVDs after the city's budget chief questioned their value.
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CULC/CBUC: News - Canadian Urban Libraries Council/Conseil des Bibliothèques Urbaine du Canada | Canadian Public Library Trends 2000-2009: Analysis

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Top 10 Literary Cities -- National Geographic

Top 10 Literary Cities -- National Geographic | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
If your idea of vacation includes checking out local bookshops and exploring writer hangouts, this list is for you.
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Modern Bedtime Stories: Good Night Gadgets Everywhere | Spotlight on Digital Media and Learning

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Libraries borrowing marketing ideas from bookstores

Libraries borrowing marketing ideas from bookstores | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Today’s public libraries have a lot in common with retail bookstores, featuring special displays, coffee kiosks and gift shops.

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Les ebooks de Penguin reviennent dans les bibliothèque

Les ebooks de Penguin reviennent dans les bibliothèque | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Les problèmes de sécurité, si rapidement réglés, ça laisse pantois...
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9 reasons Publishers should Stop Acting Like Libraries Are The Enemy and Start Thanking Them

9 reasons Publishers should Stop Acting Like Libraries Are The Enemy and Start Thanking Them | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
1. Libraries let people read your books. I know I know you think that if it weren't for libraries more people would buy your books, I have bad news for you if it weren't for libraries people would read less not buy more books.
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100 Notable Books of 2011

100 Notable Books of 2011 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The Book Review’s annual list....

Excellent book list. I've read only four out of them. Seems I'm a bit backwards in American literature


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In Fight with Amazon, Libraries Caught in the Crossfire

In Fight with Amazon, Libraries Caught in the Crossfire | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
When Penguin announced last week that it was disabling library e-book lending on the Kindle and pulling its latest e-book titles from all library lending platforms, libraries and readers took the hit, but to some observers they were collateral...
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With help from the iPad, digital comic books take off

With help from the iPad, digital comic books take off | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

On a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory, the guys asked: Why do we still go to comic-book stores?

Well, Sheldon and the gang would be the first to admit they’re creatures of habit, but many readers of the graphic arts are embracing new means of accessing their favourite titles.

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D.C. Libraries To Offer Free Music Downloads: DCist

D.C. Libraries To Offer Free Music Downloads: DCist | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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How Will We Read: In Public Libraries?

How Will We Read: In Public Libraries? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Libraries across the United States need our help as they are being closed or having significant cuts made to their budgets. (The American Library Assoc.
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How Libraries Are About More Than Books

How Libraries Are About More Than Books | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
This is the third installment in our series 'Libraries in Crisis.' The opening piece, about how cuts threaten the public library, can be read here.
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Is Your Library Ready for a UX Librarian? | The User Experience 

Is Your Library Ready for a UX Librarian? | The User Experience  | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Things To Do – Completely Transform the Library

Things To Do – Completely Transform the Library | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
So a few days back I wrote up a little post that set off a few people, got some nice comments, and generated a tiny bit of buzz. Basically I asked a question, which I thought was a fair question, "...
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In the age of ebooks and smart phones, Canadian libraries more popular than ever

In the age of ebooks and smart phones, Canadian libraries more popular than ever | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
It's a sunny fall afternoon — likely one of the last warm days this year — yet Montreal's largest library is buzzing.

The Grande Bibliotheque's rows of sofa chairs and sleek desks are packed with people tapping on laptops...
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Quiet no longer required in some libraries around the country

Quiet no longer required in some libraries around the country | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Four museums and eight libraries — including the Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology in Allentown and the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation — recently received a combined $1.2 million in grants to design teen spaces for the...
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20 Awesome #LiteraryTurducken Tweets Mash Together Popular Book Titles

20 Awesome #LiteraryTurducken Tweets Mash Together Popular Book Titles | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
#LiteraryTurducken tweets combine three classic book titles "in the spirit of the turkey+duck+chicken creole classic.”...
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