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Watch the first teaser trailer for the Hunger Games

Watch the first teaser trailer for the Hunger Games | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Watch the first ever footage from the Hunger Games movie adaptation right now. A teaser trailer for the movie adaptation of Suzanne Collins' insanely popular novels was released at the MTV Music Awards tonight, and here it is.
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Reading Life: What We Do to Books

Reading Life: What We Do to Books | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
The creases, the annotations and the blood stains all imprint a book with the fact of my having read it.
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NASA - NASA e-Book Features

NASA - NASA e-Book Features | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
NASA.gov brings you images, videos and interactive features from the unique perspective of America’s space agency.
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Developers Start Your Engines, Preview of Google TV add-on now Available for Android SDK › AndroidGuys

Developers Start Your Engines, Preview of Google TV add-on now Available for Android SDK › AndroidGuys | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

I look forwad to the day when there's a library app available for your TV.

 

"Great news for Google TV owners and developers alike. Those promises of the Android Market on your Google TV have just received a huge kick towards reality."

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Free entertainment, for life

Free entertainment, for life | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Are you a person who loves to read books? If so, you're set for life.
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Sinfest

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This happens to me fairly often, yes.

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People soon to be on loan at B.C. library

People soon to be on loan at B.C. library | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
A new library in Surrey, B.C., will be home to a "human library," with people on loan as living books.
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Did Harper Collins rip off Brazilian illustrator Nathália Suellen? – Boing Boing

Did Harper Collins rip off Brazilian illustrator Nathália Suellen? – Boing Boing | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Harper Collins pretty blatantly ripped off the work of a Brazilian arist. Apparently they had issue with her selling the artwork they wanted buy to another author.

 

So they just, you know, stole the entire idea.

 

From what I'm reading further, this matter has been resolved and Alex Flinn has asked HC to create a new cover for Bewitching.

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Janis Ian Address to Metro Schools Librarians

Janis Ian Address to Metro Schools Librarians | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

"Libraries are a hallmark of a civilized culture, and librarians represent that culture to all facets of society."

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QR Codes as Art!

QR Codes as Art! | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Ah, the things you can do with QR codes... and have them still be 100% readable!

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DC Women Kicking Ass - First look at Cyber Oracle from Batman Inc. #8

DC Women Kicking Ass - First look at Cyber Oracle from Batman Inc. #8 | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
First look at Cyber Oracle from Batman Inc. #8 Batman, Inc #8 next week features Barbara Gordon/Oracle in, what I believe, is her last appearance before the new 52 arrives. And in it she fulfills the...
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There’s a Wocket in My Pocket [Apps N Scraps] › AndroidGuys

There’s a Wocket in My Pocket [Apps N Scraps] › AndroidGuys | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
New features only available in this omBook include professional narration, background audio and enlarged artwork for each scene.
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New Canaan librarian draws attention to schools' Web filters

New Canaan librarian draws attention to schools' Web filters | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Many school districts in Fairfield County have strict limits on which Web pages can be viewed by students during school hours, effectively outlawing the use of social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist

Reading Revolution: 14 Marvelous Modern Libraries | WebUrbanist | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
More than just buildings filled with books, these 14 beautiful modern libraries are cultural landmarks and places to explore new media of all kinds.
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The Centered Librarian: Making the trailer to Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children sounds to me like something akin to Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. THAT IS EXACTLY WHY I WANT TO READ IT.

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Google

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Google pays tribute with a Google Doodle dedicated to Jorge Luis Borges.

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How to Read eBooks on the HP TouchPad - eBookNewser

How to Read eBooks on the HP TouchPad - eBookNewser | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
How to Read eBooks on the HP TouchPad...
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Why Preserve Books? The New Physical Archive of the Internet Archive | Internet Archive Blogs

Why Preserve Books? The New Physical Archive of the Internet Archive | Internet Archive Blogs | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
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Chances are, you're pronouncing Dr. Seuss wrong...

Chances are, you're pronouncing Dr. Seuss wrong... | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

You’re wrong as the deuce
And you shouldn’t rejoice
If you’re calling him Seuss.
He pronounces it Soice.

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Swiss Army Librarian » Chelmsford Library to get Electric Car Charging Station :: Brian Herzog

Swiss Army Librarian » Chelmsford Library to get Electric Car Charging Station :: Brian Herzog | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

While it may be an odd fit for his library, I'm glad to see that these electric chargers are showing up in more and more places!

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Dozuki will drag service manuals kicking, screaming into 21st century

Dozuki will drag service manuals kicking, screaming into 21st century | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
"Service manuals are stuck in the 20th century," says iFixit CEO Kyle Wiens. He plans to fix that with a new service called Dozuki, which allows any company to create and host service documentation online.
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Court rules state can't meddle with library fees

Court rules state can't meddle with library fees | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
State education officials can't interfere with local libraries that charge fees to patrons who live in other communities, the Michigan Court of Appeals said in a decision released Wednesday.
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News: British Libraries Push Back - Inside Higher Ed

It's about time some libraries started looking at the cost of these expensive journals and saying "Nope, not gonna pay that. You want to sell us something, you're going to have to drop that price... a lot."

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Microsoft wishes Linux a happy 20th birthday

Microsoft wishes Linux a happy 20th birthday | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
At the LinuxCon event this morning, Linux Foundation executive directory Jim Zemlin showed a video that Microsoft made in honor of the Linux kernel's 20th anniversary.
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Nonprofit sells books at Tempe Public Library - and on Amazon

Nonprofit sells books at Tempe Public Library - and on Amazon | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Children and adults of every age filter in to peruse or skim the
books that fill shelves in a corner of the first floor of the Tempe
Public Library. But instead of being borrowed, these books are
meant to be bought.
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