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Public Library Circulation
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar... Uncensored

The Very Hungry Caterpillar... Uncensored | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

Sometimes, 4chan gets very creative...

 

And that scares me.

 

Still, this is pretty funny no matter how you look at it.

 

Full version at: http://imgur.com/bJeC7.jpg

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What People Don't Get About Working in a Library

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

 

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BookTalk | With Dr. Howard Carron, Tony Apodaca, and Daniel Messer

BookTalk | With Dr. Howard Carron, Tony Apodaca, and Daniel Messer | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
With Dr.Howard Carron, Tony Apodaca, and Daniel Messer...

 

Okay, gotta toot my own horn here a little. This is the website of a library podcast I work on. We just got onto iTunes so I guess you can kinda say that we're official now or something!

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TechCrunch | Stop! It’s A Really Bad Time To Buy A Kindle

TechCrunch | Stop! It’s A Really Bad Time To Buy A Kindle | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

The rumours have been absolutely rampant that Amazon is working on an Kindle that is essentially an Android tablet. They've certainly got everything in place to do just that. With Android based cloud music, Android Apps, Kindle on Android... this could be the next big development in ereaders.

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iHomework

iHomework | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

iHomework is an iPhone app for tracking homework, due dates, courses, reading assignments and more. Let's face it. Many students no longer rely on a simple dead-tree planner. 

 

Beyond that, iHomework can help a student figure out the grade they're currently pulling in a class, which is soemthing that I would've killed for when I was a student. It's incredibly helpful to know that a B on assignment X won't really effect your grade all that much but a B on the next test will.

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TechCrunch | Amazon’s Answer To Apple’s Terms: A Web-Based Kindle Cloud Reader — Brilliant On PC, Better On iPad

TechCrunch | Amazon’s Answer To Apple’s Terms: A Web-Based Kindle Cloud Reader — Brilliant On PC, Better On iPad | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Much has been made about Apple's recent changes to the iOS terms. At first, everyone was sure that many big players, would be forced to pull their apps, such as Amazon's popular Kindle app.

 

See, the thing I'm not a big fan of when it comes to Apple is that you don't do business with Apple more than you do business in SPITE of Apple.

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Praguers protest abolition of free Internet in libraries | Prague Monitor

Recently, the United Nations declared Internet access to be a human right. I wonder how this jibes with that declaration?

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Yep, Right-Wingers Still Banning Books — Slaughterhouse-5 Booted from School for Being “Contrary to the Bible” | | AlterNet

Yep, Right-Wingers Still Banning Books — Slaughterhouse-5 Booted from School for Being “Contrary to the Bible” | | AlterNet | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it

In a lovely display of "up yours," the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is offering free copies of Slaughterhouse-5 to these students.

 

"Poo-tee-weet," you stupid, anti-intellectual sheep.

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A Push to Redefine Knowledge at Wikipedia

A Push to Redefine Knowledge at Wikipedia | Public Library Circulation | Scoop.it
Critics of Wikipedia are pushing it to expand beyond the traditional Western model of scholarship and authority: the written word.
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