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Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google | Litteris | Scoop.it
A review of John Palfrey's new book 'BiblioTech,' and the culturally critical role libraries play.

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You Can't Defend Public Libraries and Oppose File-Sharing | Rick Falkvinge | TorrentFreak

You Can't Defend Public Libraries and Oppose File-Sharing | Rick Falkvinge | TorrentFreak | Litteris | Scoop.it

Public libraries started appearing in the mid-1800s. At the time, publishers went absolutely berserk: they had been lobbying for the lending of books to become illegal, as reading a book without paying anything first was “stealing”, they argued. As a consequence, they considered private libraries at the time to be hotbeds of crime and robbery. (Those libraries were so-called “subscription libraries”, so they were argued to be for-profit, too.)

British Parliament at the time, unlike today’s politicians, wisely disagreed with the publishing industry lobby – the copyright industry of the time. Instead, they saw the economic value in an educated and cultural populace, and passed a law allowing free public libraries in 1850, so that local libraries were built throughout Britain, where the public could take part of knowledge and culture for free.

In other words, they made explicit exceptions to the copyright monopoly for the benefit of public access to culture and knowledge. In most copyright monopoly legislation today, it says explicitly that monopoly holders to not have any kind of right to object to their works being displayed, read, and lent from public libraries. This can be traced back to the insights of 1850.

 

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50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries

50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries | Litteris | Scoop.it
A list of images about books, reading, and libraries, that were most frequently shared on Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media networks.

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Why (And How) Libraries Are Getting Reinvented

Why (And How) Libraries Are Getting Reinvented | Litteris | Scoop.it
I love books; the weight in my hand, the captivating book cover that makes me wonder with curiosity about what is held within, and the simple mechanics of turning a page. But I am also a digital junkie.

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Claudia M. Reder's curator insight, June 20, 2014 11:18 PM

For book lovers like me who miss bookstores, browsing and coming up a book that says, "Read me."

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7 Big Myths About Libraries

7 Big Myths About Libraries | Litteris | Scoop.it
Americans value their libraries, but there are still misconceptions about libraries that exist among folks who maybe haven't visited a library in a while... or haven't visited one ever!...
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5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library | Litteris | Scoop.it
Some say that the children's rooms of libraries are an anachronism in a world of mobile screens with books on demand. But I say that while childhood has changed quite a bit, children have not....

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, April 22, 2014 11:12 PM

Share this post far and wide! So many of my students do not have public library cards. Let's get a drive going!

Anita Vance's curator insight, April 25, 2014 8:16 AM

The number of choices, the styles of pictures, the myriad of stories available, the physical presence of possibilities and the ability to choose without cost - all of these cannot be found anywhere else...

Dana Kuhlmann's curator insight, July 2, 2014 2:58 PM

Great place to go this summer!

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Las diez librerías más curiosas del mundo | RecBib - Recursos Bibliotecarios

Las diez librerías más curiosas del mundo | RecBib - Recursos Bibliotecarios | Litteris | Scoop.it
Para los aficionados a la lectura, el papel y el aprendizaje, las librerías son esos paraísos inigualables –en absoluto comparables a ningún otro tipo de tienda- donde rebuscar, descubrir y perderse durante horas, con el (Las diez librerías...
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming | Litteris | Scoop.it
A lecture explaining why using our imaginations, and providing for others to use theirs, is an obligation for all citizens

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Decoração: Bibliotecas

Decoração: Bibliotecas | Litteris | Scoop.it

Hoje o post é especial pra quem ama livros! Seria ideal ter uma biblioteca linda e arrumada em casa, né? Mas, quem disse que pra ter uma biblioteca você precisa ter um espaço enorme e dedicado só pra isso? Resolvi procurar algumas ideias de cantinho para os livros na decoração, que também pode ser chamado de biblioteca.


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49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World

49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World | Litteris | Scoop.it
Libraries so stunning you probably won't get much reading done.

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Claudia M. Reder's curator insight, July 21, 2013 5:33 PM

What a wonderful group of photographs-  I owe libraries so much,

even the tiny village libraries that have helped me with my research.

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How To Become a 21st Century Librarian

How To Become a 21st Century Librarian | Litteris | Scoop.it

Before deciding if librarianship is right for you, make sure you understand what today’s librarians do all day. If you want quiet and lots of time to read, think again. Today’s libraries are full of collegial, and sometimes even downright noisy, collaboration, creation, and community activities, and are as much about technology as print on paper.

 

Modern librarians need to be comfortable and conversant with technology, be willing and able to speak in public, and possess people skills and a commitment to lifelong learning, as the profession and the expertise necessary for success are constantly changing.

 

More here: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/03/careers/how-to-become-a-21st-century-librarian/


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Fe Angela M. Verzosa's curator insight, March 22, 2013 12:11 PM

A great eye-opener,,,!

GIBS Information Centre / GIBSIC's curator insight, March 23, 2013 4:00 AM

cybraians, virtual libraries, knowledge centres -  commitment to lifelong learning & support

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The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes | Litteris | Scoop.it
Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons.

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10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different

10 Ways The Library Of The Future Will Be Different | Litteris | Scoop.it
Libraries have acted as community cornerstones for millennia, and every April marks School Library Month, celebrating how they promote education and awareness in an open, nurturing space.
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Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says

Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library says | Litteris | Scoop.it
Stop asking whether libraries will still exist in the digital age, Roly Keating says

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9 Songs about Libraries, Librarians, and Books

9 Songs about Libraries, Librarians, and Books | Litteris | Scoop.it

What are some songs about libraries, librarians, and books?


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29 Moments Any Librarian Knows Too Well

29 Moments Any Librarian Knows Too Well | Litteris | Scoop.it
"I'm looking for this book, I forget the title, but there's a dog on the cover...?"

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Secrets of the Stacks — Book Excerpts — Medium

Secrets of the Stacks — Book Excerpts — Medium | Litteris | Scoop.it
How libraries decide which books to keep—and which don’t stand the test of time

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Public. SCHMIDT HAMMER LASSEN ARCHITECTS WINS LIBRARY COMPETITION IN NINGBO

Public. SCHMIDT HAMMER LASSEN ARCHITECTS WINS LIBRARY COMPETITION IN NINGBO | Litteris | Scoop.it
Ningbo New Library is located in the heart of Ningbo New East Town and sits on the edge of a new ecological wetland area which will form a new cultural hub of the city.

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The public library

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'The public library is a singularly American invention'. An excerpt from the new book The Public Library: A Photographic Essay, by David Morris.


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Do Book Giveaways Work?

Do Book Giveaways Work? | Litteris | Scoop.it
Have you wondered whether hosting a free book giveaway will really increase the sales for a book? The answer to the question of whether book giveaways work is a little more complicated than yes or ...

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20 Most Creative And Unusual Bookshelf Designs #inspiredbydesign

20 Most Creative And Unusual Bookshelf Designs #inspiredbydesign | Litteris | Scoop.it
Bookshelves are designed in our homes, schools, offices, libraries and companies to keep books, office files and other documents at place. Today, bookshelf is not just a piece of furniture rather it has also taken a form of art.

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Artenelpozzo's curator insight, May 21, 2013 6:27 AM

un' idea originale, sembra cop3 di star wars!

Brian S's curator insight, May 24, 2013 3:00 AM

Pretty neat way to store your books!

Fran Mes's curator insight, May 25, 2013 12:46 AM

Love these quirky and creative ideas

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Inside an Amazon Warehouse


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Kenny Dominguez's curator insight, November 20, 2013 4:07 PM


It is amazing how big this warehouse is. This warehouse must be a couple of acres because amazon is a big company that mostly everyone in the world buys from. it is also amazing how organized they are with all the inventory they get. Amazon is a great company that is helping people gets jobs to help improve there lives and also the economy in which is struggling to get back on it knees. I wonder were amazon has found this warehouse because there are not so many that have this much space. The workers must have golf carts to get around from one spot to the other. Amazon keep up the good work.

 

Victoria McNamara's curator insight, December 11, 2013 10:45 AM

Online shopping is a great way to get your holiday gifts or just to regularly shop. By online shopping we do not have to go to the mall and walk around in all these different stores. What most people do not realize is when we online shop our orders are being processed somewhere and it is usually in big warehouse buildings. These buildings require a lot of space to hold all of a stores merchandise. 

Luke Walker's curator insight, October 3, 2014 3:45 AM

Think back to our materials economy system.

Where do images like this fit?

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eBooks For Libraries Website Opens | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News

eBooks For Libraries Website Opens | Good E-Reader - ebook Reader and Digital Publishing News | Litteris | Scoop.it
eBooks For Libraries is a site, run by a librarian and sponsored by Library Renewal and the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, that intends to provide
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