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Libraries and Coworking: A Perfect Match?

Libraries and Coworking: A Perfect Match? | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
Creative entrepreneurs are looking for ways to save money, connect with their communities and thrive in inspiring workspaces. Could this be the future of libraries?
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The Ticklish Problem of Pricing E-books for Libraries

The Ticklish Problem of Pricing E-books for Libraries | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
As publications move to digital form, libraries are taking on a greater share of the total volume of publishers' income. This inevitably leads to conflicts.
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Op-ed: Publishers’ fear of e-books is hurting libraries

Op-ed: Publishers’ fear of e-books is hurting libraries | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
Major publishers continue to boycott or significantly limit titles available in digital format, which hurts public libraries, writes guest columnist Alex Alben.
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Dale Dougherty Introducing Make a Makerspace Conference

Dale Dougherty Introducing Make a Makerspace Conference | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
As this weekend's conference on How to Make a Makerspace is getting started, I had a chance to speak briefly with Dale Dougherty. He briefly summed up why we need makerspaces, and what we might loo...
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Special report: “Libraries of the 21st Century” versus “offering a new ...

Special report: “Libraries of the 21st Century” versus “offering a new ... | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
Government response to Inquiry into Library Closures: no worries and, besides, volunteers “grow” the service » ... They entertain and educate, they act as meeting places and important sources of local information.
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Makerspace: Madison Public Library sees innovation centers as a key part of its future : Ct

Makerspace: Madison Public Library sees innovation centers as a key part of its future : Ct | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
When Trent Miller realized that Madison’s Central Library would be a vast empty building for a brief time — after the collection was moved out and before demolition for a renovation began — the library gallery coordinator knew he had to organize a...
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Libraries are Forever: E-Books & Print Books Can Coexist ...

Libraries are Forever: E-Books & Print Books Can Coexist ... | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
This infographic is about the battle (or lack of battle) between print and e-books! Take a look and you will become a better person!
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Hot Topic at Midwinter: Library Maker Spaces, Ideas for Cheap, Hands-On Fun - The Digital Shift

Hot Topic at Midwinter: Library Maker Spaces, Ideas for Cheap, Hands-On Fun - The Digital Shift | Libraries of the Future | Scoop.it
RT @sljournal: Hot Topic at Midwinter: Library Maker Spaces, Ideas for Cheap, Hands-On Fun - The Digital Shift http://t.co/p1LFs55q #vsla
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