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What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [INFOGRAPHIC]

What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [INFOGRAPHIC] | More TechBits | Scoop.it
We’re now into a whole new year – but which social networks should have your full attention this year?

Via Lauren Moss, SuperFace - Business Social Media
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A must read for anyone working in social media!

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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, March 30, 9:16 AM

Do you wonder where to put most of your online time for the best reach to viewers? Here is helpful info to help you decide.

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10 Changes to Expect from the Library of the Future | Online Universities

10 Changes to Expect from the Library of the Future | Online Universities | More TechBits | Scoop.it

By Staff Writers:

"In honor of School Library Month, check out the ways libraries are going to blossom in the coming years."

 

"[...] the almost uncanny ability to consistently adapt to the changing demands of the local populace and emerging technology alike. The library system probably won’t disappear anytime soon, but rather, see itself blossoming into something new and exciting in congruence with today’s myriad informational demands."

 

1. More technology

2. Sensory story times

3. Better outreach to ESOL and ESL adults & children

4. Automation

5. Emphasizing community space

6. More social media savvy

7. Digital media labs

8. Electronic outposts

9. Crowdsourcing

10. More active librarians


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National Library Week: How Libraries Remain Relevant

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Great accompanying slideshow -- includes hackerspaces, Espresso book machines, and more.

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Killed by Tech

Interesting list of some of the things that technology has done away with in the last 20 years... 

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Transformation Lab - Prototyping the Future

The Transformation Lab has produced new visions for the physical library of the future. In June the project will be presented at the 17th Halmstad conference...

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What Technologies do you think will impact libraries over the next 2-5 years?

After looking at Gartner’s Top 10 Strategic Technologies predictions for the past couple of years, I wondered what librarians thought were going to be significant technologies for our field over the next 2-5 years.
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Here Are The 17 Radical Ideas From Google's Top Genius Conference That Could Change The World

Here Are The 17 Radical Ideas From Google's Top Genius Conference That Could Change The World | More TechBits | Scoop.it

"Google just hosted a series of super high-level talks and invited about 50 entrepreneurs, innovators, and scientists ..."

 

It was called Google's "Solve For X" conference, a series of talks where some of the smartest people in the world tried to tackle some of the world's biggest problems."

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Libraries Rethink Their Role in City - Wall Street Journal

Libraries Rethink Their Role in City - Wall Street Journal | More TechBits | Scoop.it

"The Brooklyn Public Library is working on a new technology center in its Central Library at Grand Army Plaza, with an emphasis on space for people to work together."

 

Programming, shared collaboration spaces, self-service options, vibrant teen spaces...

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Technology Will Kill

...and a list of some of the things that may be replaced in the next 6!  

 

These sorts of videos always make me think about where things are headed in general, and then more specifically where things are headed for libraries.

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Five e-book trends for 2012 and beyond

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"With the arrival of new tablets, advanced e-readers and digitally enhanced content, the e-book market has seen tremendous growth over the last year..."


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Poll Results: What Technologies will impact libraries in 2-5 years?

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There were an amazing 395 responses to last week’s poll question: Which new technology(ies) do you think will have the most impact on libraries over the next 2-5 years? e-Books, mobile, and cloud computing technologies dominated the responses.
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