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Liseuse en bibli… fournie par la bibli

Liseuse en bibli… fournie par la bibli | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it
Et pour bien commencer l’année, un sujet d’actualité avec les livres numériques. Les bibliothèques se mettent aujourd’hui à prêter des liseuses à leurs usagers mais si on concevait une ...

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Obama Pushes Reading Through eBook, Library Initiatives - ABC News

Obama Pushes Reading Through eBook, Library Initiatives - ABC News | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Linking reading to technology, the White House marshaled major book publishers to provide more than $250 million in free e-books to low-income students and is seeking commitments from local governments and schools across the country...

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On the job with a librarian

On the job with a librarian | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Watch the video On the job with a librarian on Yahoo. Samantha Sternberg says her job at a Halifax public library aligns with her passion for stories and information.

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Worst Library Book Barcode Fails

Worst Library Book Barcode Fails | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Everyone knows that we must rigidly adhere to the agreed upon institutional standards of barcode placement. However, sometimes that means that things can go terribly wrong.

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Top 10 des écrivains devenus célèbres après leur mort, c’est ballot comme on dit

Top 10 des écrivains devenus célèbres après leur mort, c’est ballot comme on dit | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Il y a des écrivains qui ont la chance de connaître la gloire de leur vivant, qui récoltent prix littéraire sur prix littéraire, qui se font un max de pognon et qui passent leurs vacances dans leur...


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Why Junot Diaz urges you to read more promiscuously

Why Junot Diaz urges you to read more promiscuously | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Pulitzer Prize winning author Junot Diaz on pushing for real diversity in the largely-white worlds of Western academia and literature. Plus, advice for readers.

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Top 20 des livres détournés de Clémentine Mélois

Top 20 des livres détournés de Clémentine Mélois | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Clémentine Mélois aime les livres, à tel point qu'elle a décidé de se les approprier d'une bien étrange manière, avec malice et finesse. Elle détourne à sa façon les couvertures des classiques...


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Saint John library launches new kid-friendly mobile app

Saint John library launches new kid-friendly mobile app | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

My Book Buddy helps families choose books and place them on hold from their smart phones.

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Recueil 20 ans - Journée mondiale du livre et du droit d’auteur (JMLDA)

Recueil 20 ans - Journée mondiale du livre et du droit d’auteur (JMLDA) | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Découvrez les 20 auteurs qui ont collaboré au recueil qui souligne les 20 ans de la Journée mondiale du livre et du droit d’auteur (JMLDA).

 

Du 2 au 23 avril, découvrez chaque jour le nom d’un auteur qui a collaboré au recueil.

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The 2015 Pulitzer for fiction goes to Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See

The 2015 Pulitzer for fiction goes to Anthony Doerr's All the Light We Cannot See | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Following last year’s win for Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, the Pulitzer jury named Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See this year’s winner in the fiction category, a second year in a row that the year’s break-out literary bestseller took home the prize.


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10 Canadian modern poetry classics you should read

10 Canadian modern poetry classics you should read | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

These contemporary Canadian collections are sure to stand the test of time. Below, check out these 10 must-read modern classics of Canadian poetry. 

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20 Amazing Soundtracks & Songs from Movies Based on Books | BOOK RIOT

20 Amazing Soundtracks & Songs from Movies Based on Books | BOOK RIOT | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

A soundtrack can make or break a movie in the same way that acting, a script, or the production style can. What I love about movie scores is that they tell a story in a different way...

 

-Kate Scott

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Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably

Parents call cops on teen for giving away banned book; it backfires predictably | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Parents in Idaho called the cops last week on junior-high student Brady Kissel when she had the nerve to help distribute a book they'd succeeded in banning from the school curriculum.

 

-Alex Moore

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BAnQ | Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec

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Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) is pleased and proud to partner with the Association des libraires du Québec (ALQ) and Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) to provide users of Montréal–Trudeau airport with a free digital library comprising 35 downloadable titles, via the platform lirevoustransporte.com.

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An Interview With the French Author Who Has Happiness Figured Out

An Interview With the French Author Who Has Happiness Figured Out | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Frederic Lenoir's French best seller, Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide, arrives in America.

 

-David Marchese

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Writers withdraw from PEN gala, cite honor for Charlie Hebdo

Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose and at least four other writers have withdrawn from next month's PEN American Center gala, citing objections to the literary and human rights organization's honoring the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.


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Marketing Your Library

This is "Marketing Your Library" by SirsiDynix on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

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Great tips about program guides.

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Des livres d'auteurs autopubliés prêtés en bibliothèque : la porte s'ouvre

Des livres d'auteurs autopubliés prêtés en bibliothèque : la porte s'ouvre | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

La tendance de fond ne sera pas contredite par le ministère de la Culture. Fleur Pellerin vient de répondre à la députée Cécile Untermaier, qui l'interpellait en janvier dernier. La question parlementaire concernait la possibilité d'ouvrir le prêt de livre, et donc la rémunération de leurs auteurs, à des œuvres qui n'avaient pas fait l'objet d'un contrat d'édition. Autrement dit, à l'autopublication. ...


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How narration works in OverDrive Read

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Some OverDrive Read eBooks have professionally recorded narration that plays along while you read.

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Louisville Libraries Help Train Local Talent For Tech Jobs

Louisville Libraries Help Train Local Talent For Tech Jobs | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Kentucky’s Louisville Free Public Library (LFPL) is teaming with government agencies, nonprofits, and businesses in its community to teach people to develop websites and program software—and once those skills are honed, getting them placed in tech jobs around the region. With Code Louisville, local employers detail the programming knowledge that applicants will need to fill specific job openings, and sometimes provide mentors to assist in training programs. Using an LFPL card, trainees can access Treehouse online training programs at no cost.

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#WeNeedDiverseBooks: A Few of Our Favorites

#WeNeedDiverseBooks: A Few of Our Favorites | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

If I told you that we had diverse books at the library, what kinds of books do you think I mean? Would they have multicultural characters from different parts of the world? Who speak different languages? Who have different sexual orientations? Who have disabilities?

YES to any or all of the above!

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Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahl...

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Set Your Phasers to Stunned: 2015 Hugo Nominations Stir Controversy

Set Your Phasers to Stunned: 2015 Hugo Nominations Stir Controversy | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

The April 4 announcement of this year's Hugo Awards shortlist generated a firestorm of controversy on Twitter and sf websites; at issue is the politicization of what should have been a selection process based on literary merit.

 

Beyond the Best Novel category, most of the final choices in the other categories (Best Novella, Best Novelette, Best Short Stories, Best Related Work) came from two fan block-voting campaigns, one called Sad Puppies organized by sf authors Brad R. Torgersen and Larry Correia. and the Rabid Puppies slate headed by fantasy writer. Vox Day (real name Theodore Beale),.

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Libraries in the Internet Age (Free Version) - YouTube

http://commoncraft.com We love libraries and librarians. We want them to succeed and we made this video to help the public understand how libraries have changed.

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