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Libraries need to evolve to bridge the gap between digital and physical experiences, reveals UTS and Civica research

Press Release: Libraries need to evolve to bridge the gap between digital and physical experiences, reveals UTS and Civica research. Bridging the gap between online and physical experiences is a key challenge for libraries, reveals the latest Civica Changing LandscapeTM Report: the intrinsic value of libraries as public spaces – Physical-digital, communicating the new normal. The report was developed by the Institute for Public Policy and Governance, University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and Civica, a market leader in business-critical software, digital solutions and managed services for organisations around the world helping transform the way they work.
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Research Data & Infrastructure Librarian | NCSU Libraries

Research Data & Infrastructure Librarian | NCSU Libraries | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
The NCSU Libraries is the gateway to knowledge for the North Carolina State University community and partners.
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New Brief From the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) on the on the “Unsustainability of International Journal Costs”

New Brief From the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) on the on the “Unsustainability of International Journal Costs” | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
From the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL): The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has released a new brief entitled Responding to Unsustainable Journal Costs, which addresses the increasingly alarming situation of escalating subscription costs for internationa
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Mount A proposal to phase out top librarian makes students, staff want to make noise

Mount A proposal to phase out top librarian makes students, staff want to make noise | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
Students and staff at Mount Allison University are challenging a proposal that would leave the library without a chief librarian.
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The story behind the story: Breaking the news about Froome's salbutamol case | CyclingTips

The story behind the story: Breaking the news about Froome's salbutamol case | CyclingTips | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
It’s been a season full of news about cycling, but probably the biggest story came in early December: Chris Froome was battling a doping case, and could lo
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Introducing the Librarian Action Figure: The Caped Crusader Who Fights Against Anti-Intellectualism, Ignorance & Censorship Everywhere



We've featured action figures that pay tribute to some cultural icons like Edvard Munch, Vincent Van Gogh and Frida Kahlo. But now comes a new action figure that honors a less appreciated cultural force--all of the great librarians, those crusaders for the printed and electronic word, who 'keep it all organized for us and let us know about the best of it.' Standing almost four inches tall and made of hard vinyl, the librarian action figure is based on Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl. She has 'a removable cape that symbolizes how much of a hero a librarian really is.' The action figure should come in handy in your own fights again anti-intellectualism, censorship and ignorance.
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A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto

A New Way for Machines to See, Taking Shape in Toronto | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
One of the pioneers of so-called computer vision is working on ways to deal with issues his old ideas could not solve.
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The Opening Session: 21st Century Academic Library

The Opening Session: 21st Century Academic Library | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
:chs17banner: Loretta Parham, Director of the Woodruff Library at the Atlanta University Center,, (AUC) presented the opening keynote address on the 21st century academic library: the promise, plan…
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Q. What does the Library use as a link resolver? - Library FAQs

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amandafrench.net » Blog Archive » Introduction to Omeka – Lesson Plan

Personal site of Amanda L. French. Ph.D., who specializes in digital humanities research, teaching, grant writing, consulting, and project management; scholarly communication; poetic form; and 19th- and 20th-century British and Irish literature.
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Michael Gonzalez and Jan Herivel: Leading from any position? Implementing a leadership strategy at UWS library | LIANZA

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Libraries need to evolve digitally, says new report

Libraries need to evolve digitally, says new report | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
Nearly 90 percent of Australia’s library users think online library services are important, but only 61 percent are satisfied with the online experience they are receiving from libraries. That compares with 85 percent of the users are happy with the physical experience of a library. The finding comes in a new report from the University …
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The role of public libraries changing to meet digital world's requirements - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The role of public libraries changing to meet digital world's requirements - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
If you think libraries are quiet, dark places full of dusty books you may not have spent much time in one lately.
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Photos Show the Light and the Dark in Zaha Hadid Architects' Vienna Library

Photos Show the Light and the Dark in Zaha Hadid Architects' Vienna Library | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
Edwin Seda's photographs explore the impact of light on Zaha Hadid Architects' Library and Learning Centre at the University of Economics Vienna.
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University Librarian - Western Sydney University - De Sailly Consulting

University Librarian - Western Sydney University - De Sailly Consulting | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
As the library for Western Sydney University (WSU), Western Library has a worldwide reputation for leadership in information, spaces, collections and people. With a busy and expanding footprint across Greater Western Sydney – one of Australia’s fastest growing economic regions – Western Library is an exciting place to be. Ranked amongst the top two per cent of universities in the world, WSU values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Western library is key to the University’s creating unlimited opportunities for students and staff to reach their potential. Western Library succeeds with Western Sydney.   About the rol
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UK SCONUL report on the Future of Academic Libraries

UK SCONUL report on the Future of Academic Libraries | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
There’s a report that came out late last year which may be of interest to readers of CNI-Announce. Stephen Pinfield and his colleagues prepared a report titled “Mapping the Future of Ac…
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LJ’s Top Trends in Library Architecture | Year in Architecture 2017

LJ’s Top Trends in Library Architecture | Year in Architecture 2017 | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
The attitude toward the library has changed since the institution’s early days as a place of solitude and introspection, reading and contemplation. As demonstrated in this year’s 82 building projects,
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MIT to Host Summit on Grand Challenges in Information Science & Scholarly Communication | MIT Libraries News

MIT to Host Summit on Grand Challenges in Information Science & Scholarly Communication | MIT Libraries News | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
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MVRDV completes library shaped like a giant eye in Chinese city Tianjin

MVRDV completes library shaped like a giant eye in Chinese city Tianjin | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
Dutch firm MVRDV has built a public library that looks like a huge eye, as part of a new cultural district in Tianjin, China
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5 Design Strategies to Transform the Public Library

5 Design Strategies to Transform the Public Library | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
Discover five key interior design strategies to modernize the public library.
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News 2017 - Western Sydney University Joins ProQuest Dissertations Publishing Program

News 2017 - Western Sydney University Joins ProQuest Dissertations  Publishing Program | Library of the Future | Scoop.it
The university will contribute its graduate students’ dissertations and theses to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, the leading global source of emerging research from the world’s greatest universities.
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OpenDOAR - Full records - "UWS Research Direct"

Search facility for archives listed in the OpenDOAR directory of academic open access repositories, most of which are OAI-PMH compliant.
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