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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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ALA calls for Penguin Group to restore e-book access to library patrons

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Penguin Group USA to No Longer Allow Library Lending of New Ebook Titles — The Digital Shift

Penguin Group USA to No Longer Allow Library Lending of New Ebook Titles — The Digital Shift | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Design of newest Oklahoma City library pays tribute to oil industry

Design of newest Oklahoma City library pays tribute to oil industry | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Eight faux oil derricks dominate the interior decor of the new library under construction at 5200 NW 122.
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A Guide to Ebook Purchasing | American Libraries Magazine

A Guide to Ebook Purchasing | American Libraries Magazine | 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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Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching - 2011 update

Welcome to the Handbook for Information Literacy Teaching (HILT).
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Librarian uses her hearing impairment to motivate students

Librarian uses her hearing impairment to motivate students | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
St. Charles High School librarian’s work ethic makes a lasting impression.
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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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Children should start school at two years old: study | News | National Post

Children should start school at two years old: study | News | National Post | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
By Teresa Smith Canadian toddlers — not five-year-olds — may be the ones posing for “first-day-of-school” snapshots taken by proud parents, if provincial governments adopt recommendations from the latest report on early-childhood education.
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Downhome writers get their due

Downhome writers get their due | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Like pieces of sea glass buried in the sand, many Maritime stories are precious and undiscovered, local authors say.


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What IS a Library?

What IS a Library? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
This week, after tweeting a link to ALA's President Molly Raphael's statement regarding the destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library in New York City, I became engaged in a conversation on Twitter about what constitutes a library.
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George Washington Overdue Library Books: Fine Would Be $300,000

George Washington Overdue Library Books: Fine Would Be $300,000 | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- If George Washington were alive today, he might face a hefty overdue library fine.
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Bed Bugs are the New Bookworms at the Library - What’s a Librarian to do? USBedBugs can Help

Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) November 15, 2011 There’s something new on library shelves—bed bugs. Libraries love bookworms, but they are not so sure about book bugs.
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Movember @yourlibrary : Silver Lake public library to host beard competition

Movember @yourlibrary : Silver Lake public library to host beard competition | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Beards (and mustaches) meet books at a facial hair competition to be held at the Silverlake Library.
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La Corée du Sud impose un couvre feu pour le jeu vidéo en ligne

La Corée du Sud impose un couvre feu pour le jeu vidéo en ligne | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
La Corée du Sud s'inquiète des problèmes d'addiction aux jeux vidéo de ses adolescents.
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