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Try Your Local Library Instead of a Coffee Shop to Get Work Done - Dave Greenbaum

Try Your Local Library Instead of a Coffee Shop to Get Work Done - Dave Greenbaum | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
When you think of a library, most people think of a quiet place to study. If you want to get work done and spread out, you go to a coffee shop. Newer libraries offer the same amenities as coffee shops, and sometimes even more.

 

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http://www.fastcompany.com/3034143/the-public-library-wants-to-be-your-office

 

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The library of the future! Definitely

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The new European Library goes live!

The European Library offers services and facilities of direct relevance to research communities in Europe and beyond.

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Bodleian Library shows off treasures, from Magna Carta to Shakespeare

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Oxford library to ask exhibition visitors which items deserve permanent display - including a First Folio it once threw away (RT @iictpete: Bodleian Library shows off treasures, from Magna Carta to Shakespeare
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48 Free September Webinars for Librarians | OEDB.org

48 Free September Webinars for Librarians | OEDB.org | The Information Professional | Scoop.it

"Librarians are lifelong learners.  And we’re always on the look out for exciting professional development opportunities.  Fortunately for us, there are a great many amazing, free webinars being offered each month from a variety of sources, there’s bound to be something for everyone.  Check out these incredible free live webinars that you can participate in:

http://oedb.org/free-live-webinars-librarians/ "


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Great resource!

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, September 3, 2014 1:50 AM

Great resource for September!

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Making digital materials more visible in an academic library - www.InfoToday.eu

Making digital materials more visible in an academic library - www.InfoToday.eu | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
What can be done to increase the visibility of digital materials in a physical library?
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Judge extends time for Google digital library deal

Judge extends time for Google digital library deal | The Information Professional | Scoop.it
Lawyers ‘making progress’ but agreed to proceed toward a trial of the 6-year-old copyright case on a slow track (Judge extends time for Google digital library deal - http://t.co/6GTz6Wat...)...
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