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‘Bieb bedient het grote e-bookpubliek’

‘Bieb bedient het grote e-bookpubliek’ | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Het venijn in columns van Geert Poorthuis voor HP/De Tijd over de bibliotheek en e-books lijkt vooral te worden veroorzaakt doordat wij niet voorzien in zijn e-bookbehoefte. Kwalitatief noch kwantitatief.
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Nog een artikel over de toekomst van bibliotheken en hun e-Bookscollecties.

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Why content curation is a new form of communication

While the history of communication until the end of the previous century has only been focusing on enlarging the distribution to a few published or broadcasted content creators, we now live in information overload where content curators can be the new super heroes.


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Presentatie - Slideshare - over content curation

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John Thomas's curator insight, February 9, 2014 8:47 AM

Why content curation is a new form of communication

Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 1, 2014 12:47 PM

Curaduría de contenidos.

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Placements & Salaries 2013: The Emerging Databrarian - Library Journal

Placements & Salaries 2013: The Emerging Databrarian - Library Journal | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

"The real achievements for the 2012 library and information science graduating class came in the form of emerging jobs and new responsibilities, according to the approximately 1,900 graduates who responded to LJ’s annual Placements & Salaries survey, representing 30.7 percent of the 2012 graduates from the 41 participating programs.

Several new job titles appeared among the survey responses, including emerging technologies librarian, e-learning and distance learning librarian, and e-lending librarian. Social media manager and project manager were also among the popular job titles, and individuals who found positions in academic institutions were as likely to be instructional designers and user experience designers as they were to be reference librarians."

By Stephanie L. Maatta


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Zoals bij Big Data de functie van data-analysten sterk groeiende en invloedrijker wordt, is dat ook bij data-bibliothecarissen of data-(informatie)specialisten naast die van 'e-lending librarian' en social media manager in de VS. Hoe staat het ervoor in NL?

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, October 18, 2013 6:25 AM

Interesting job titles and functions for new librarians!

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QR codes - Pinterest Board created for libraries and librarians by 23 Mobile Things

QR codes - Pinterest Board created for libraries and librarians by 23 Mobile Things | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

"QR Codes ("Quick Reference" Codes) are essentially 2-dimensional barcodes. They can contain hundreds of times more data than conventional 1-dimensional barcodes. Initially created for use in the shipping industry, they are gaining popularity for marketing to people with smart-phones." Source: Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, October 15, 2013 2:56 AM

Great resource for QR codes!

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How to reinvent librarians: five top tips from around the world - The Guardian

How to reinvent librarians: five top tips from around the world - The Guardian | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
The Guardian How to reinvent librarians: five top tips from around the world The Guardian The Global Librarian is a joint publication from two New York-based library organisations, the Association of College and Research Libraries (Greater New York...

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nickcarman's curator insight, July 30, 2013 1:05 AM

These tips to boil down to self awareness, working with people from outside the profession, using your imagination to assist your work, & better professional communication.

Carey Leahy's curator insight, July 30, 2013 6:18 PM

Working to evolve & connect more within and outside the space will be like a continual renewal.

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The Future of Libraries: INFOGRAPHIC - AppNewser

The Future of Libraries: INFOGRAPHIC - AppNewser | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
The Future of Libraries: INFOGRAPHIC (RT @transportgooru: The Future of Libraries: INFOGRAPHIC http://t.co/Kk6pdmxC via @appnewser CC: @Tranlib)

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Zijn de Amerikaanse trends ook van toepassing op de Nederlandse situatie?

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Social media auteurs top 50 | De meest besproken schrijvers van dit moment

Social media auteurs top 50 | De meest besproken schrijvers van dit moment | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Vandaag op 6 in de Social Media Top 50: Judith Visser. Haar boek 'Stuk' wordt verfilmd door Steven de Jong. http://t.co/9lKxNqZN
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The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes

The Wrong War Over eBooks: Publishers Vs. Libraries - Forbes | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Libraries, like other consumers, should be free to buy any published e-content at competitive prices, to keep these items in their collection, and to loan them to their patrons.
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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required

Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works | No Shelf Required | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

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Ebook Platforms in Libraries: A new report in the works

November 2nd, 2012 · by Mirela Roncevic · 2 Comments

I am in the midst of developing a library technology report for ALA TechSource (a unit of the publishing department of the American Library Association), due out in the Spring of 2013. The focus: ebook platforms in libraries. As I am amassing information about various products from publishers and aggregators on the specifics of each platform, I’ve decided to open it up to a broader audience in the early stages of the writing process and obtain feedback from all who may benefit.

Publishers and aggregators: Please take a moment to read the proposed contents of the report (below) and let me know where your products fit and why. I plan to cover a variety of resources.

Librarians: What are your main frustrations when selecting ebook platforms? Please take a moment to consider if the details I plan to include about each product will help you make informed purchasing decisions.

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eBooks: Kansas State Library Launches Facebook Campaign Against Unfair Practices By Big 6 Publishers | LJ INFOdocket

eBooks: Kansas State Library Launches Facebook Campaign Against Unfair Practices By Big 6 Publishers | LJ INFOdocket | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

In de VS  is de Kansas State Library met een sociale media campagne gestart tegen oneerlijke praktijken om goed verkopende eBooks uit de bibliotheken te houden. Herkenbaar ook in NL?
The Kansas State Library has launched a social-media campaign against what it says are unfair practices to keep bestselling electronic books out of the hands of libraries and their patrons.

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Thanx, Buffy!
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Filter Bubble: the Rescue of Content Curation | Magpipe Blog

Filter Bubble: the Rescue of Content Curation | Magpipe Blog | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

Automatische filters hebben als nadeel dat bepaalde content vaak niet gevonden wordt, maar een rgoede edacteur of curator kan dit fixen. Met het huidige niveau van zoekalgoritmes kunnen we ons niet zelfstandig voeden met alle content die we nodig hebben. Maar door redactie en code te combineren denkt  Eli Pariser, chief executive van Upworthy, a web site for viral meaningful content, dat we het beste van twee werelden kunnen krijgen.

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7 Content Curation Tips for Personal Branding Success

7 Content Curation Tips for Personal Branding Success | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

Interesting pick by Ally Greer and a great complement to my own list of best practices for businesses: Roger C. Parker writes 7 tips to keep your content curation fresh and interesting and prevent your readers from becoming bored and tired out.

 

"It's important for your content to have purpose, relevance, contain an element of serendipity that allows your readers to discover new cotent, have an added level of value, be engaging, and meet a happy medium between scarce and consistent."


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E-books links laten liggen? No way! Over wat wij als bibliotheken zouden moeten doen... - Bibliotheek 2.0

E-books links laten liggen? No way! Over wat wij als bibliotheken zouden moeten doen... - Bibliotheek 2.0 | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Ik lees steeds meer en meer en meer weblogs van bibliothecarissen over ebooks en waarom wij als bibliotheek ebooks maar links moeten laten liggen.
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The End of the Public Library (As We Knew It)? (Eli Neiburger, Ann Arbour District Library) | Book: A Futurist's Manifesto

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Another American blog about the end of the public library

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The End Of The Library - TechCrunch

The End Of The Library - TechCrunch | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
The End Of The Library
TechCrunch
A simple link. That's all it took to unleash a hailstorm of angry emails, messages, tweets, and comments. Why? I dared wonder if libraries will continue to exist in the future.

Via Dr. Steve Matthews
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MG Siegler verwacht het einde van de (openbare) bibliotheken oa door  "The internet has replaced the importance of libraries as a repository for knowledge. And digital distribution has replaced the role of a library as a central hub for obtaining the containers of such knowledge: books. And digital bits have replaced the need to cut down trees to make paper and waste ink to create those books. This is evolution, not devolution. " en door de veel te hoge verwerkingskosten van eBooks in de US. Hij krijgt veel kritische commentaren.

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Surprise! It's the Golden Age of Libraries

Surprise! It's the Golden Age of Libraries | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
As more and more millennials are enrolled in virtual higher education opportunities not tied to university campuses, the public library is a central site of learning and innovation.In part, the defunding of public libraries is easy because libraries are no longer about collections; they are about connections. They are centers of activity, and not necessarily centers of visible production. Michael Ridley, writer at Beyond-Literacy and a University of Ghelph (Canada) librarian on sabbatical, says: "The public library was often viewed as the 'university of the people.' This is still a good metaphor; it is one that needs to be put on steroids. Public libraries are now centers for social workers, entrepreneurial incubators, literacy classes, maker spaces, puppet shows, and hacker labs as well as places for books, magazines, and videos."

Via Trudy Raymakers
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Bibliotheken zouden zich meer moeten vernieuwen. In deze netwerk- en participatiesamenleving gaat het bij (openbare) bibliotheken niet langer om beheer van brede collecties informatiedragers maar  om 'connections'  / verbanden / verbindingen. Het zijn centra waar van alles gebeurt: multifunctioneel en knooppunten.

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Trudy Raymakers's curator insight, October 12, 2013 2:15 PM

This is the golden age of libraries, center of the community, university of the people, If we are up to the challenge of funding them.

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The Adventures of Library Girl: How To Survive The Zombie Librarian Apocalypse Tip #2: Keep Learning!

The Adventures of Library Girl: How To Survive The Zombie Librarian Apocalypse Tip #2: Keep Learning! | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Jump start your professional learning AND kill some zombies along the way! #win http://t.co/YTnZ94I0dB #tlchat #edchat #edtech #nced

 

"...here are a few ways to jump start your professional learning :

1. Focus on the LEARNING not on the credit

2. Learn to love the hashtag

3. Join professional organizations

4. Think outside the box

5. Make time for learning

6. Follow your passions

7. Rethink failure

8. Take it from theory to practice

9. Share. Share. Share

 

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"As Zombie Fighters we can't be afraid to have honest conversations with our colleagues who are stuck.  Like my friend and colleague Jennifer Northrup said in a recent post on her blog, there's no need to be confrontational or to go on the attack.  However, we can't be passive either and hope that Zombie Librarians will simply be inspired by our stellar examples." 


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Allerlei bezuinigingen in het bibliotheekwerk kunnen ervoor zorgen dat de informatiewerker zich helemaal terugtrekt in zijn/haar schulp, vergelijkbaar met een zombieachtig leven. De Amerikaanse Zombie Fighters geven een aantal waardevolle tips, oa blijf leren en jezelf vernieuwen.

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Karen du Toit's curator insight, July 24, 2013 8:42 AM

Great list and motivation to jump-start your own professional development!

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Being a lifelong bookworm may keep you sharp in old age

Being a lifelong bookworm may keep you sharp in old age | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

New research suggests that reading and writing can slow down cognitive decline.

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Library Patrons Want More E-books, But They Want to Keep Print Books, Too

Library Patrons Want More E-books, But They Want to Keep Print Books, Too | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Americans are all for more technology resources in libraries, so long as they don't have to fork over space occupied by print books.
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Wensen van gebruikers van openbare bibliotheken in de VS tonen oa aan dat hoewel de vraag naar bijv. eBooks stijgt men niet bereid is om daarvoor de gedrukte versie op te geven. Veel van de wensen komen bekend voor en zullen ook voor de Nederlandse situatie gelden, maar waar ze ook in de VS mee worstelen is het dilemma voor welke zaken moet de realisatie van de wensen dan plaatsmaken?

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Libraries and Their Landscapes - Library Journal

Libraries and Their Landscapes - Library Journal | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Cicero was suggesting a garden in the library, where he could spend his time in a natural setting, reading, writing, and conversing with his colleagues. This ancient idea can also apply to contemporary thinking about libraries and their landscapes. How do we thoughtfully place a library in the landscape? And how can we create outdoor spaces that work in concert with the library interior?

When a new public library is planned, it is not only the design that must be considered. The placement of the building in its setting (its landscape) and the design of the landscape together with the building are fundamental parts of the planning process. Unfortunately, architectural endeavors sometimes focus almost exclusively on the building itself. How the building might relate to its setting is often an afterthought. As a result, important opportunities to enhance both the building and its site are overlooked.
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Karen du Toit's curator insight, December 12, 2012 7:19 AM

The use of landscape when designing and developing a public library > various examples are shown!

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Personal Branding for Librarians | American Libraries Magazine

Personal Branding for Librarians | American Libraries Magazine | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it

Personal branding oftewel welke uitstraling qua kennis, deskundigheid en ervaring wil je naar buiten stralen / profileren? Niet echt een issue dat tot nu heel erg populair was onder informatieprofessionals, maar nu zoveel bibliotheken op de rand van sluiting/opheffing staan, misschien toch eens over nadenken of daar niet meer een op de toekomstgericht tintje aan gegeven kan worden. American Libraries Magazine, the magazine of the American Library Association, delivers news and information about the library community.

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eBook verhuring zo simpel nog niet, maar... - Kenniskantoor

eBook verhuring zo simpel nog niet, maar... - Kenniskantoor | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
eBook verhuring in Nederland blijkbaar zo simpel nog niet, maar de tekst uit een eerste commentaarveld 'plakt toch wel aan de ribben' voor een bibliotheekminde… (Ook onze Zuiderburen zijn met elkaar in gesprek over #ebookverhuring en de onderhandelingspositie...
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So you wanna be a Curator? Deel II: het vinden van content | Magpipe Blog

So you wanna be a Curator? Deel II: het vinden van content | Magpipe Blog | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
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Trendanalyse Openbare Bibliotheken in iBook

Trendanalyse Openbare Bibliotheken in iBook | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Wat een prachtige publicatie is de Algemene Trendanalyse Openbare Bibliotheken van Trudy Raymakers! Het is uitgegeven als een iBook, dat op een geweldige manier verrijkt is met aanvullende informat...

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E-boek-verhuur versus -uitlening: het gaat erom spannen voor openbare bibliotheken - Bibliotheek 2.0

E-boek-verhuur versus -uitlening: het gaat erom spannen voor openbare bibliotheken - Bibliotheek 2.0 | De Informatieprofessional | Scoop.it
Vanmiddag viel mijn oog op dit bericht op de website van het Duitse vakblad buchreport (waar in tegenstelling tot de Nederlandse evenknie wel veel interessants…...
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