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43 internautes financent un roman, en librairie samedi

43 internautes financent un roman, en librairie samedi | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Tous mes vœux est le premier livre financé par des internautes sur le site Bookly.fr à sortir en librairie.

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Links for library staff / Liens pour le personnel des bibliothèques
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For many library visitors, I'm the only person they've talked to all day

For many library visitors, I'm the only person they've talked to all day | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
As austerity creeps further into people’s lives, more are turning to libraries like mine for help with job applications or IT skills, or to stave off loneliness
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The secret world of membership libraries

The secret world of membership libraries | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted up across the United States, membership libraries mostly died off, but 19 non-profit...
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Kitchener Public Library wins award for lending the internet

Kitchener Public Library wins award for lending the internet | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The Kitchener Public Library has won a provincial aware for its popular program that allows people to check out wi-fi hotspot devices.
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Home cooks expand culinary horizons with Kitchen Library rentals | Toronto Star

Home cooks expand culinary horizons with Kitchen Library rentals  | Toronto Star | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The Kitchen Library — now with two locations — lets space-challenged home cooks tackle grand culinary feats.
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La Remise, a tool-lending library in Villeray, banks on the power of sharing

La Remise, a tool-lending library in Villeray, banks on the power of sharing | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Located in Villeray, the library is a first in Montreal and Quebec and it's run by about 60 volunteers.
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Toronto Public Library’s New Collection is the hottest book club in town | Toronto Star

Toronto Public Library’s New Collection is the hottest book club in town  | Toronto Star | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The Toronto Public Library has gone VIP.
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Storytelling app a hit; launches a new chapter in transmedia

Storytelling app a hit; launches a new chapter in transmedia | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Paul Pattison and Luke Minaker knew they were onto something when they got an email from the mother of a nine-year-old who read the first instalment of their interactive story, Weirdwood Manor.
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Harvard Law Library Readies Trove of Decisions for Digital Age

Harvard Law Library Readies Trove of Decisions for Digital Age | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Harvard and a private company are creating a searchable database of American case law to be on the Internet for free, allowing instant retrieval of vital records that had been available, for a price.
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Wi-Fi hotspot loans from Kitchener, Ont. library a Canadian first - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News

Wi-Fi hotspot loans from Kitchener, Ont. library a Canadian first - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Kitchener Public Library is embracing the digital age, and setting a new standard for libraries in Canada with its new Wi-Fi hotspot loan program.
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Libraries at the Crossroads | Pew Research Center

Libraries at the Crossroads | Pew Research Center | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Americans believe libraries are important community institutions and profess interest in libraries offering a range of new program possibilities. Yet, even as
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Why Librarians Don’t Want to Buy Your Self-Published Book | wrapped up in books

Why Librarians Don’t Want to Buy Your Self-Published Book | wrapped up in books | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
When a self-published author contacts someone in the collection development department at my library, we let out a collective groan. Inevitably, our answer to the request to add their book to our collection will feel personal, which is awkward. It will definitely mean more work for us no matter what, and for acquisitions and cataloging staff…
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Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station | Toronto Star

Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station | Toronto Star | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

If successful, the library will consider installing the kiosks at stations on the Eglinton Crosstown line and in the lobby of libraries.

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Sauvée, la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restaurée | Jean-François Codère | Montréal

Sauvée, la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restaurée | Jean-François Codère | Montréal | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
L'édifice patrimonial de la bibliothèque Saint-Sulpice sera restauré puis aménagé en bibliothèque pour adolescents et en laboratoire de fabrication, ont annoncé...
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Un bibliothécaire sourd dans Villeray - La Presse+

Un bibliothécaire sourd dans Villeray - La Presse+ | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Marc-André Bernier est le premier – et le seul – bibliothécaire sourd du Québec. Embauché par la bibliothèque Le Prévost en juillet 2013, il a pour mandat de donner des services aux usagers sourds. « Il s’agit de construire des ponts entre la communauté sourde et la bibliothèque », explique-&hel
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New Halifax library draws 1.9 million visitors in first year

New Halifax library draws 1.9 million visitors in first year | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The popularity of the new central library has raised the profile of the other Halifax Public Libraries branches, with an increase in usage over the last year. There were 1.9 million visits during the Halifax Central Library’s first year of operation, more than double the 900,000 visits officials had anticipated while planning the library.
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Library Mitten Trees warming community for 15th year

Library Mitten Trees warming community for 15th year | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

St. Clair County Library System has novel way of collecting donations of mittens, gloves, hats and scarves

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Why I want more disabled characters in books

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Teen blogger Megan The Book Addicted Girl kicks off a day of celebrating disabilities diversity in children’s books – and calling for more
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Saint John event geared to children with parent in prison

Saint John event geared to children with parent in prison | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
An event this weekend in Saint John will raise awareness about the challenges faced by families and children who have a loved one in prison.
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ALA Launches “Libraries Transform” Campaign

ALA Launches “Libraries Transform” Campaign | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

On October 29 American Library Association (ALA) president Sari Feldman launched the Libraries Transformcampaign, a three-year national public awareness initiative focusing on the ways public, academic, school, and special libraries and librarians across the nation transform their communities.

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Quand on transforme la bibliothèque en classe | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Quand on transforme la bibliothèque en classe | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Les bibliothèques scolaires sont plus menacées par les problèmes d'espace que par les compressions budgétaires. Plusieurs écoles de la grande région de Montréal ont dû fermer leurs bibliothèques pour aménager des classes.
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Library builder's monument of books - BBC News

Library builder's monument of books - BBC News | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
The man who quit Microsoft to build libraries around the world
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The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead - The New York Times

The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far From Dead - The New York Times | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
With readers on a reverse migration to print, the “e-book terror has kind of subsided” for bookstores and publishers.
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With no fixed address, two men start Toronto's only underpass library - Toronto - CBC News

With no fixed address, two men start Toronto's only underpass library - Toronto - CBC News | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Toronto's new library is under a small bridge on Lower Simcoe Street in Toronto.
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Entrevue avec Patricia Highsmith | Littérature | GusyverdeTv


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