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Booked for the Oscars

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Six of the nine Academy Awards Best Picture nominations were adapted from books. In all, thirteen movies based on books received nominations. In addition, although Hugo did not receive a Best Picture nomination, the movie’s director, Martin Scorsese got the nod for Best Director.

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Trailee Award Winners Announced

Trailee Award Winners Announced | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Awards for the video trailers that best promote books for children and teens were handed out to six different winners. "Book trailers raise awareness about the big power of little books to reach readers," said Katie Davis after learning that she had won. Davis, who also illustrated the book that she co-authored with her husband Jerry Davis, thanked "all those nice little chickens (and people!) who voted" for her entry.

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Romans historiques jeunesse: à l'abordage !

Romans historiques jeunesse: à l'abordage ! | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Versailles, Titus, Kremlin... Les romans historiques n'intéressent pas que les adultes. Pourtant, les titres s'adressant aux jeunes lecteurs restent souvent méconnus du grand public.

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2012 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers | YALSA

In addition to the full list of titles, the 2012 Quick Picks committee selected the following as its top ten.

 

Patterson, James. Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. Illus. by Lara Park and Chris Tebbets. Little, Brown and Company, 2011...

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iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U : le point sur les nouveautés annoncées

iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U : le point sur les nouveautés annoncées | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Une nouvelle section, textbooks, a d’ailleurs été ajoutée à l’iBookstore, une section où les manuels scolaires eux-mêmes ne pourront être vendus à plus de 14,99 $, une politique tarifaire qui change totalement la donne aux Etats-Unis, où les manuels scolaires sont vendus beaucoup plus chers.

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Apple Launches Textbooks, Digital Publishing Tools

Apple Launches Textbooks, Digital Publishing Tools | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Not satisfied with your current textbook? Well, now you can make a new one. In a move to turn textbook publishing on its ear, Apple today launched ebook creation app iBooks Author, and iBooks 2, an app supporting iBooks textbooks for the iPad. The fully interactive textbooks, featuring 3-D models, video, and multi-touch functionality will be available in the iBookstore. Apple has partnered with content providers Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and DK Publishing, among others on textbooks for the high school level.

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Ebooks : "Sécurité", le sésame des bibliothèques aux éditeurs

Ebooks : "Sécurité", le sésame des bibliothèques aux éditeurs | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Quand on a trouvé le mot magique, logiquement, c'est la porte de la caverne qui s'ouvre, non ?


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The New Pew Data on E-Readers Show How Digital Divides Persist

The New Pew Data on E-Readers Show How Digital Divides Persist | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

...99.9 percent of our nation’s (USA) public libraries do offer free public access to computers and the internet, with nearly 1 in 3 adults using the library annually for this access. However, in an increasingly mobile and information-hungry society, this is not enough. Our libraries need to continue to keep up with the staggering pace of change in the way people are consuming information.

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Duck Your Fines BINGO is coming! | Halifax Public Libraries

Duck Your Fines BINGO is coming! | Halifax Public Libraries | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

On February 1st you can start collecting rubber ducks! There are Ninja's, Super Villains, Geeks, Sumo Wrestlers, Readers, Spacey, Farm Animals, Jungle Animals, Aliens, Penguins, Monsters, Zombies and more! If you have fines on your card, you can also reduce your fines to zero! Yes, zero! Check back on February 1st here for more information and how to play Duck Your Fines BINGO!

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Save Our Libraries Posters (on Flickr)

Save Our Libraries Posters (on Flickr) | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

What if the #savelibraries campaign had taken place between 1914-18?


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Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale - in pictures

Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale - in pictures | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

A new Folio Society edition of Atwood's landmark dystopian novel is accompanied by striking illustrations from Anita and Elena Balbusso.

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L’Atlas plus, le premier Applivre !

L’Atlas plus, le premier Applivre ! | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

L’Atlas plus, c’est d’abord un livre qui propose une découverte captivante de la géographie mondiale par continents, avec leurs pays, leurs paysages et leurs cultures. Mais l’Atlas plus, c’est surtout le premier Applivre, un livre qui, associé à un iPhone ou iPod touch propose plus de 700 contenus interactifs.

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Que peut le roman?

Que peut le roman? | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Dans une entrevue au journal The Observer reprise un peu partout en juin, l'écrivain Salman Rushdie, impressionné par la vague de séries télévisées américaines de qualité, confiait que pour lui, les séries télévisées avaient sensiblement la même puissance que le roman pour raconter des histoires et communiquer des idées. Bien plus que le cinéma.

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L'hiver en 25 titres

L'hiver en 25 titres | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

La rentrée littéraire d'hiver est moins flamboyante et moins encombrée que celle d'automne, mais tout aussi intéressante. Voici une liste non exhaustive des livres qui ont retenu notre attention.

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Le roman et ses infinis possibles

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À l'invitation d'Isabelle Daunais et de François Ricard, huit écrivains québécois ont accepté de réfléchir sur leurs visions du roman, avec pour résultat un collectif fascinant.

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Funny Library Montage

Video supercut of library scenes from popular films and television series, including: Seinfeld, Sesame Street, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Golden Girl...
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Niche No More: Survey Shows Tablets Are Everywhere

Niche No More: Survey Shows Tablets Are Everywhere | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

A new survey indicates that 29 percent of American adults now own a tablet computer and/or an e-reader.

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Users Download 350,000 Textbooks From iBooks in 3 Days

Users Download 350,000 Textbooks From iBooks in 3 Days | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Apple's textbook initiative is already paying off, as users have downloaded more than 350,000 textbooks in three days.


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The Touchy-Feely Future Of Technology

According to the technology, media and telecommunications company IHS iSuppli, global shipments of touch-screen cellphones and tablets have gone from 244 million units to 630 million units in just two years. This year, iPad sales nearly quadrupled compared to 2010.

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9 Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know

9 Aboriginal movers and shakers you should know | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Aboriginal leaders from across the country who are each making a difference today.


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Traditional Institutions Innovating for the Digital Age

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What are hackerspaces? What have public libraries done to innovate away from the traditional book lending service? Why might these developments be important for  students (and other open education users)? I did a little research – and here’s what I’ve found.


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Bloomsday, Quidditch And Other Cult Literary Traditions

Bloomsday, Quidditch And Other Cult Literary Traditions | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Sometimes you love a book — or an author’s body of works — so much that you need an outlet that allows you to express that love.

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Ebooks : la grande bataille de la couleur est lancée

Ebooks : la grande bataille de la couleur est lancée | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

La couleur est un des enjeux pour 2012 dans le domaine du livre numérique. Alors que les eReaders noir et blanc commencent enfin à percer en France, la couleur est la prochaine étape, nécessaire pour faire face à des tablettes dont les tailles et les prix réduisent.

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