Monthly Archives: November 2014

Week 48: Association of Research Libraries 2012-2013 Statistical Reports, Kindle Software Update Lets You Share Your Books With A Partner,NYC Offering Super Fast Wi-Fi in 2015,Overview of Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums

Association of Research Libraries Publishes Three 2012-2013 Statistical Reports (New Stephen’s Lighthouse) The Association of Research Libraries  ( ARL) published three reports on collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in the 125 member libraries, 73 law and 60 health libraries. Engines For Change: Libraries … Continue reading

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Week 47: New from Canada : Financial Literacy Database & Investment “AdvisorReport”, Amazon Starts The First Home Personal Assistant Echo,Fixing Broken Library Communications

Two New Reference Resources From Canada: Financial Literacy Database & Investment “AdvisorReport” Database (INFOdocket) The new Canadian Financial Literacy Database provides customers with “a list of financial management resources, events, tools and information from various organizations across Canada.” In addition, customers … Continue reading

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Week 46: The Internet of Things and Libraries, David Rothman : Top Six Library Issues, Microsoft Office Comes To iOS For Free, Google Calendar Improves Scheduling

EDUCAUSE Publishes “Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2014″ ( INFOdocket) Did you know that  the majority of the surveyed students say they learn best with a blend of online and face-to-face work and the report shows 75% of students … Continue reading

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Week 45: Designing Modern Libraries,3D Printing as a Library Service in Academic Libraries,How 3D Printing Works

Listen Online: “Designing Libraries That are Relevant in the Digital Age” ( INFOdocket) Let’s listen to Morten Schmidt, of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, based in Denmark who build the new Halifax Central Library in Canada with 300-seat theater, two cafes, gaming … Continue reading

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