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Save the libraries "Child of the Library", the protest song!

OSCON 2011: Piers Cawley, "Child of the Library"...
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Philip Pullman: Using the internet is like looking at a landscape through a keyhole - Telegraph

Philip Pullman: Using the internet is like looking at a landscape through a keyhole - Telegraph | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Philip Pullman is one of the "liberal whingers" campaigning to save our libraries. Here he explains why.
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8 ways to save on digital and print books

8 ways to save on digital and print books | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

8. This Place Called the Library
This may come as a shock to some readers, but there are these places called libraries that allow you to borrow books and return them after reading. The selection and value of most libraries is tough to beat, plus the facility itself provides an excellent getaway when you're in need of some "me" time.


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What's Hot: The Latest in Library Products & Furnishings | Library by Design

What's Hot: The Latest in Library Products & Furnishings | Library by Design | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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Access NBPLS library catalog with BookMyne apps available in Apple store and Android (BETA)

Access NBPLS catalog with BookMyne app, available at Apple store and Android (BETA)

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seven things libraries should be doing

seven things libraries should be doing | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
BUY LOCAL, COLLECT LOCAL
Libraries have money to spend.  Some have bigger budgets than others, but the point I'm trying to make we have money and a big part of our job is to spend it.  Where sho...
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Does Amazon Want to Monopolize The Entire Publishing Chain? | Techdirt

Does Amazon Want to Monopolize The Entire Publishing Chain? | Techdirt | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The launch of Amazon's Kindle Fire at a price well below expectations has naturally focused people's attention on the e-book side of Amazon's operations, and the likely effect of the extended Kindle family on other publishers trying to...
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If Streaming isn’t Copying, can Libraries be Netflix?

If Streaming isn’t Copying, can Libraries be Netflix? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

You may have seen the news last week that the lawsuit filed against UCLA by Ambrose Video Publishing and the Association for Information Media and Equipment over UCLA’s streaming of purchased DVDs to remote authenticated users, was dismissed. THIS IS BIG.


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Hard Choices: Do Libraries Really Destroy Books?

Hard Choices: Do Libraries Really Destroy Books? | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Hard Choices: Do Libraries Really Destroy Books?

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In the state of New York there are several places that are also found in a number of other states. » Reference Question of the Week – 10/2/11 :: Brian Herzog

In the state of New York there are several places that are also found in a number of other states.  » Reference Question of the Week – 10/2/11 :: Brian Herzog | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
Swiss Army Librarian is a blog by Brian Herzog mostly about library and technology issues relating to public libraries...
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16 Social Media Guidelines For Libraries & Schools

16 Social Media Guidelines For Libraries & Schools | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
photo credit: Kristymp Social Media: a good servant, but a bad master.
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Kansas State Librarian Can Transfer Thousands of Titles from OverDrive to 3M at No Charge

Kansas State Librarian Can Transfer Thousands of Titles from OverDrive to 3M at No Charge | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian

For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
For SEX EDUCATION, See Librarian: A Guide to Issues and Resources - Books & Reading - Literature & Fiction...
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Tent Libraries Occupy Boston and Beyond

Tent Libraries Occupy Boston and Beyond | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

This city, home to the nation’s first major public library, has a new and somewhat grittier reading nook. Housed in a green military tent, the library at the Occupy Boston encampment in Dewey Square is overflowing with scholarly tomes that have no due dates or late fees.

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Superstarchivist: The Hidden Suffering of “Good Librarian Syndrome”

Superstarchivist: The Hidden Suffering of “Good Librarian Syndrome” | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
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ALA | Advocating in a Tough Economy Toolkit Library value Calculator

Library Value Calculator...
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Shareable: How Libraries Are Doing More With Less

Shareable: How Libraries Are Doing More With Less | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

Do more with less. It’s a popular refrain these days, and one that libraries are all too familiar with. Re-tooling the ways that they share information and resources while simultaneously juggling financial issues, the challenges before libraries are significant. But with the support of their communities, libraries are moving into the future.

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Atwood pilots new reading technology

Atwood pilots new reading technology | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

A special edition of Atwood's book on science fiction comes with its own futuristic twist...


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Five Challenges Every Librarian Must Face

Five Challenges Every Librarian Must Face | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
The dramatic changes in society, exponential advances in technology and globalization of ‘everything’ are easily recognizable one decade into the 21st Century. The United States is no longer wo...
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Local librarian sheds bookworm image in pin-up calendar

Local librarian sheds bookworm image in pin-up calendar | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it
While Mr. January has readers zooming in to see what book he's strategically holding, it's the month of May - and local librarian Sol Gómez - that has people in Tucson talking.
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The People's Library is the collective, public, open library of the Occupy Wall Street

The People's Library is the collective, public, open library of the Occupy Wall Street | Library world, new trends, technologies | Scoop.it

The People's Library is the collective, public, open library of the Occupy Wall Street leaderless resistance movement.

Located in the northeast corner of Liberty Plaza, the library provides free...

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