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Work Wear: Office Style at the New York Public Library

Work Wear: Office Style at the New York Public Library | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
It’s not just ladies in sensible shoes and woolen cardigans who work at the New York Public Library. Office style ranges from bookish to whimsical at the private, non-profit organization.
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Fiction Addiction: When did libraries get noisy? - Books - NZ Herald News

Fiction Addiction: When did libraries get noisy? - Books - NZ Herald News | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Call me old-fashioned, but I don't think there's a place in a library for an Argentinian folk musician performing loud and frantic covers of pop songs.
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E-Books Are Easier to Borrow, Just Be Prepared to Wait

E-Books Are Easier to Borrow, Just Be Prepared to Wait | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Libraries are striving to make borrowing e-books easier, but restrictions from publishers are making the process harder.
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How Libraries Are About More Than Books

How Libraries Are About More Than Books | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
This is the third installment in our series 'Libraries in Crisis.' The opening piece, about how cuts threaten the public library, can be read here.
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Library Science Ranks #4 in Highest Unemployment

Library Science Ranks #4 in Highest Unemployment | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
According to the Wall Street Journal post From College Major to Career, "Choosing the right college major can make a big difference in students' career prospects, in terms of employment and pay. He...
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The Myth of the Bookless Library | Inside Higher Ed

The Myth of the Bookless Library | Inside Higher Ed | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it

No matter how innovative the bookless library sounds, this isn't a situation we planned. If the academic library of the future is bookless, it won’t be because of vision. It will be because of the lack of it.

 

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UC Berkeley's libraries next chapter may be cuts

UC Berkeley's libraries next chapter may be cuts | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley ranks among the five best universities on the planet in part because an engineering researcher there has no trouble finding the gravity study he needs from the 1970s. An art historian doesn't have to be in...
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Videogame collection supports scholarly study | The University of Chicago Library News

Videogame collection supports scholarly study | The University of Chicago Library News | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it

This new collection of videogames, which will soon be available for checkout from the Mansueto Library, establishes a core teaching collection for faculty and students working on transmedia, new media or comparative media studies, as well as reflecting an emerging research interest on campus in game programming, the sociology of games, videogame music, and other areas that touch on videogames, gaming and gamers.

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E-book Subscriptions Drive Sales from Other Models | Business Wire

E-book Subscriptions Drive Sales from Other Models | Business Wire | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Publishers that distribute e-books to libraries under subscription in addition to other models will receive the greatest value, according to ebrary&re...
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Not All Jobs Are Created Equal

Not All Jobs Are Created Equal | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it

Feel like Librarian should be higher than 61! -The year's best jobs boast a good work environment, high salaries and are relatively low stress.

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State of America's Libraries Report 2012 | American Library Association

State of America's Libraries Report 2012 | American Library Association | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Libraries continue to transform lives, despite the challenges they faced in 2011. Patron demand for ebooks increased just as publishers decided to limit sales to libraries or increase the price dramatically.
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Study: Nearly 80 percent of college students can’t figure out QR codes

Study: Nearly 80 percent of college students can’t figure out QR codes | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Read 'Study: Nearly 80 percent of college students can't figure out QR codes' on Digital Trends.
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Do you need a data scientist?

Do you need a data scientist? | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Some of the world's biggest tech companies from Google to Facebook are data-driven, but few startup founders have any idea what a data scientist does, never mind whether they should hire one. Here ...
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Penguin restores most e-books to lending library services

Penguin restores most e-books to lending library services | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
Giant book publishing company Penguin Group has decided to restore its catalog of e-books to e-book library lending services, such as the one offered via Amazon's Kindle e-reader and tablet devices...
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Occupy libraries around the world - in pictures

Occupy libraries around the world - in pictures | Trends in Librarianship | Scoop.it
As Occupy campaigners set up tent cities around the world, informal libraries have sprung up as part of the protests.
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What Are People Doing Online? / Flowtown (@flowtown)

Almost 80 percent of American adults use the Internet. Have you ever wondered what they're doing online?

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