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The way we interact with information has changed drastically.
How can we co-design a better library experience for the future?
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Collaborative Problem Solving: Steps in the Process

The Consortium For Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE) is funded by the Office of Special Education Programs at the United States Department of Education.
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What People Don't Get About Working in a Library

What People Don't Get About Working in a Library | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
"We are not mere cart pushers. This job requires a Masters degree for a reason."
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Goodreads

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Discover and share books you love on Goodreads, the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations!
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web service for reading list curators

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Travel news wrap: airport libraries and see-through planes - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet

Travel news wrap: airport libraries and see-through planes - travel tips and articles - Lonely Planet | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
Read Travel news wrap: airport libraries and see-through planes for travel tips, advice, news and articles from all around the world by Lonely Planet
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15 Beautiful Libraries Around the World

15 Beautiful Libraries Around the World | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
Trinity College Library - University of Dublin | Photograph via Skylark Studio   Following up from last year's highly popular post '15 Incredible Libraries Around the World', the Sifter has co...
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N.Y. Designer Puts Lending Libraries Into Pay Phone Kiosks

N.Y. Designer Puts Lending Libraries Into Pay Phone Kiosks | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
John H. Locke has installed homemade, fully stocked and short-lived bookcases in four sidewalk kiosks this year and hopes others will undertake similar projects.
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Could bus station be a better place for the kiosk? Killing waiting time could be a big motivation for people to pick up and read.

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What's your slow learning style?

What's your slow learning style? | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
I'm a sucker for learning more about how uniquely brilliant I am. I love to learn more about my unique personality quirks and strengths. I'm uniquely different. I bring unique gifts to any team luc...
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How might we make library a better place for learning?

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About

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The Danish Design Centre is creating a world class Data Visualization Academy. We are offering courses where participants will learn how to work with big data,
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Well-structured event website

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New to Wolfram|Alpha? Take the Tour: What Is Wolfram|Alpha?

Wolfram|Alpha is a computational knowledge engine for computing answers and providing knowledge; it is not a search engine.
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Let's be a bit critical. Besides the clumsy interface, the source of information (built-in knowledge? human experts?) and method to compute the "knowledge" are not well illustrated on the website. And it simple failed it's promise by providing no meaningful answers to my query: "compare all libraries in the world".

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UNdata

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UNdata is an internet-based data service which brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point (http://data.un.org/) from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources...
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How UN make their information available online.

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Bangkok becomes the 2013 World Book Capital

Bangkok becomes the 2013 World Book Capital | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
The city’s literary scene will take centre stage next year, following in the footsteps of Yerevan and Madrid. Find out where the locals pick up their next book.
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15 Incredible Libraries Around the World

15 Incredible Libraries Around the World | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
Moldova National Library - Photograph by Daniel Zollinger   These pillars of higher learning are also home to some of the world's most incredible architecture. Below is a small collection of s...
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Fascinating Facts - About the Library (Library of Congress)

The Library was founded in 1800, making it the oldest federal cultural institution inthe nation.
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Book Forest: Berlin Turns Fallen Tree Trunks Into a Free Book Exchange!

Book Forest: Berlin Turns Fallen Tree Trunks Into a Free Book Exchange! | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
Forest Books by BauFachFrau is a book exchange kiosk in Berlin made from fallen trees.
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Is the project still continuing in Berlin? I wonder how the flow of books is happening within the city.

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4,500 Librarians on 9 Twitter Lists. Value of connections for keeping current | Joe Murphy – Librarian, Innovator

4,500 Librarians on 9 Twitter Lists. Value of connections for keeping current | Joe Murphy – Librarian, Innovator | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
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Social networking as an cost-effective channel for co-creation

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World Digital Library Home

World Digital Library Home | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
The World Digital Library will make available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from cultures around the world, including manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films,...
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Future U: Library 3.0 has more resources, greater challenges

Future U: Library 3.0 has more resources, greater challenges | UID IxD Degree Project | Scoop.it
Libraries strive to balance the physical and digital despite dwindling budgets.
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