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Infographie Ebook : Qui lit des livres numériques ?

Infographie Ebook : Qui lit des livres numériques ? | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

63% du lectorat numérique sont des femmes. Elles sont 59% pour les livres imprimés. 60% des lecteurs d’ebooks ont moins de 45 ans (53% pour le papier) Une population assez jeune est donc attirée par la lecture numérique. Le lectorat numérique est plutôt un public diplômé (66%). Ce sont également des personnes assez fortunées puisque 40% gagnent plus de 75 000$ par an. Les polars et les livres de littérature générale sont largement plébiscités en numérique et dépassent les intentions d’achat Vs le papier. Enfin, 38% des lecteurs déclarent avoir dépensé moins de 5 dollars lors de leur dernier achat ebook contre 18% pour les lecteurs de livres imprimés.

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Photographer Documents Book Reading Commuters on the New York City Subway in 'The Last Book' Project

Photographer Documents Book Reading Commuters on the New York City Subway in 'The Last Book' Project | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

For the past 13 years, photographer Reinier Gerritsen has been documenting book reading commuters on the New York City subway.

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15 works of nonfiction to watch for in 2015

15 works of nonfiction to watch for in 2015 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

A new year means new books - lots of 'em. Here are 15 works of Canadian nonfiction to get excited about in 2015.

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The Andrew Heiskell Braille & Talking Book Library

The Andrew Heiskell Library provides talking books and magazines and braille for people who are blind, visually impaired, or are otherwise physically unable to read print.

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Reading Bingo Challenge 2015

Reading Bingo Challenge 2015 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

You asked for it and we're bringing it back! Here is the handy, printable 2015 Reading Bingo Challenge.

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What We Loved Best in 2014 | What We’re Reading

What We Loved Best in 2014 | What We’re Reading | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

As 2014 wound down and everybody in the world composed their “best-of” lists, I consulted my fabulous roster of WWR contributors about the best book they read in the past year. It didn’t have to be a 2014 title, though for most of the gang, it was; a lot of the people just couldn’t choose (though several contributors spoke reverently but off the record about an LJ Best Book of 2014, David Nicholls’s Us). And then there are we happy few, those of us who buckled down and made a choice. With that done, we’re ready for the tomes of 2015. Bring ‘em on!

 

-Liz French

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Scholastic’s New Report Examines Kids’ Attitudes on Reading

Scholastic’s New Report Examines Kids’ Attitudes on Reading | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

The “Kids & Family Reading Report, 5th Edition” survey from Scholastic launched on January 8 with findings, including what kids are reading for fun, the makings of a frequent reader, and what kids want to read.

 

-Carolyn Sun

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The 10 best books of 2014, according to everyone

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A book is an investment, both of time and money. And while everyone — from blogging bibliophiles to The New York Times — is entitled to their opinion, the number of best-of lists out there can make it hard to determine what books to read. We developed a metric to determine the best of the best. Here's what you should read in the new year, if you haven't already.


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Le rôle de l’auteur dans la promotion de ses œuvres à l'heure numérique

Le rôle de l’auteur dans la promotion de ses œuvres à l'heure numérique | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Au 19e siècle, Charles Dickens se livrait à des lectures publiques pour promouvoir ses œuvres. Aujourd’hui, Salman Rushdie communique quotidiennement ses pensées sur Twitter auprès de 871 000 abonnés. La présence de l’auteur dans la sphère publique n’est pas une nouveauté, mais le numérique ouvre de nombreux espaces qui viennent s’ajouter aux médiateurs traditionnels.


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What Does It Mean That James Bond's In the Public Domain In Canada?

What Does It Mean That James Bond's In the Public Domain In Canada? | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

On January 1st, 2015, the works of Ian Fleming entered the public domain in a number of countries. That means that the character of James Bond is no longer copyrighted in those countries, just like Sherlock Holmes has been for a while. But it doesn't mean that it's suddenly open season on that character.

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Services Éducatifs

Services Éducatifs | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Dans les documents en hyperlien, vous trouverez des applications pour la tablette pouvant servir à l’enseignement. Ces ressources n’ont pas la prétention de couvrir tout ce qui se fait sur le marché et la mise à jour se fera en mars.

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Spotlight on Alan Bradley | LibraryReads Author, January 2015

Spotlight on Alan Bradley | LibraryReads Author, January 2015 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Since we first met wickedly smart preadolescent Flavia de Luce in Alan Bradley’s multi-award-winning The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, she’s dwelled with her offbeat family in the tumbledown ancestral home, Buckshaw, near Bishop’s Lacey, England. But in her seventh outing, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, she’s leaving town with her brilliant understanding of chemistry—and capacity, as her creator says, to become the world’s greatest detective or greatest poisoner. Having inherited Buckshaw and an obligation to the shadowy organization her mother served, Flavia has been banished—banished!—to Miss Bodycote’s Female Academy in Toronto, where her mother once matriculated.

 

-Barbara Hoffert

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2015 Reading Challenge Round-Up

2015 Reading Challenge Round-Up | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

...since keeping a resolution is easier if you’re keeping it with friends, I thought joining in on a reading challenge might help me stick to it. After doing some research, I made a list of my five favorites.

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Top 10 des meilleures applications et livres numériques enfants 2014

Top 10 des meilleures applications et livres numériques enfants 2014 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

En 2014 nous avons passé au crible pas moins de 70 applications et livres numériques pour la jeunesse pour tablettes et smartphones. Nous avons sélectionné pour fêter la fin de l’année notre Top 10 ou plutôt 11 tellement le choix était difficile !


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Les finalistes du Prix des libraires du Québec

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Le Prix des libraires du Québec, coordonné par l’Association des libraires du Québec (ALQ), honore des auteurs dont l’œuvre s’est imposée pour sa qualité littéraire et son originalité. Le comité, formé de sept représentants de différentes librairies, a établi une liste préliminaire de 24 titres en novembre dernier. C’est avec enthousiasme qu’il dévoile aujourd’hui les finalistes.


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Ban on sending books to prisoners set to end

Ban on sending books to prisoners set to end | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Following high court ruling in December, campaigners say it will be possible to send inmates books from February.

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Local artist Daniel Rotsztain draws all 99 Toronto libraries

Local artist Daniel Rotsztain draws all 99 Toronto libraries | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Project was born out of a conversation a local artist had with friends about their favourite library branches.

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Meet the Tabletarians | Mobile Services

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Vendors have begun addressing many...issues with portable clients designed specifically for tablets. SirsiDynix debuted MobileCirc in 2013. Available to Symphony and Horizon users as an iOS, Android, or browser-based web app, MobileCirc is designed to work with portable Bluetooth scanners and includes features that enable libraries to check out, renew, and place holds on items remotely. MobileCirc can also be used to sign up new patrons and issue library cards by scanning a driver’s license barcode. And for staff doing work in the stacks, the app offers reports and real-time lists of books and other items for weeding, inventory, and other tasks.

 

-Matt Enis

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Charlie Hebdo | Opinion

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Continue to be the resource for your communities. Continue to demonstrate the values of librarianship: intellectual honesty, intellectual & physical safety; openness & transparency; and the importance of learning.

 

-R. David Lankes

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16 Books To Read Before They Hit Theaters This Year

16 Books To Read Before They Hit Theaters This Year | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

2014 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies! In order of release date.

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Ces habitudes de lecture qui font les jeunes rats de bibliothèque

Ces habitudes de lecture qui font les jeunes rats de bibliothèque | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Cette semaine, la maison Scholastic a publié sa cinquième étude statistique sur les habitudes de lecture de la jeunesse.


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Fascinating Chart is a History of Books that Predict the Future

Fascinating Chart is a History of Books that Predict the Future | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

It’s often said that art imitates life. But, if the infographic Prediction or Influence? A History of Books that Forecast the Future is any indication, it could certainly be the opposite.


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Why Library Marketing Stinks and What to Do About It

Why Library Marketing Stinks and What to Do About It | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

I've been in the library marketing business for about 18 months now. Here is what I've learned...

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▶ A better way of reading - DAISY - YouTube

John explains how DAISY can provide an alternative to print books for blind and partially sighted people.

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What’s Trending? Hot Themes in kidlit and what we want to see

What’s Trending? Hot Themes in kidlit and what we want to see | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Betsy Bird examines kids' and YA publishing, from recent trends to seismic shifts, then looks to 2015 and where we’re headed. And there are a few items on her wish list.

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Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's Resolution: Start a Worldwide Book Club | WIRED

Mark Zuckerberg's New Year's Resolution: Start a Worldwide Book Club | WIRED | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

It's going to be tough for Mark Zuckerberg to break his New Year's resolution this year. He's got more than 130,000 people to keep him accountable.

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