Monthly Archives: December 2014

Week 51 & 52: Public Library E-Lending in 15 Countries, Europeana Goes 3D, Staying Safe on Facebook

New Report Reviews Public Library E-Lending Models in Use Around the World (INFOdocket) “This study has reviewed 18 different e-lending models across 15 different countries in Europe and North America. In the case of Norway and the United Kingdom two different e-lending models … Continue reading

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Week 50: NYPL Expands Free Wi-Fi Loan Program,IMLS Announces New Funding Opportunities, 3D Scanning, Center for Research Libraries Offers Revised LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement

Pew: The Next Library and the People Who Will Use It ( New Stephen’s Lighthouse) If 30% of the customers in Lee Rainie’s survey dont know much or nothing at all of what their libraries offer, we all have a lot … Continue reading

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Week 49: Top Problems with Library Websites,20% of Students Use Smartphones in Class to do School Work, Review of 3D Printing Software

Top 5 problems with library websites – a review of recent usability studies ( New Stephen’s Lighthouse) Translating library jargon and having  a dedicated help site on how to search the library website is probably a priority for a lot … Continue reading

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