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 were covered.”

21st Century Libraries Need to Shift Their Focus from Managing Collections to Managing Knowledge (The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian’s Weblog)
I agree with Albert Simard’s presentation that  today’s libraries need to shift their focus from managing collections to managing knowledge.

New Issue of the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication Devoted to Library Publishing Now Online ( INFOdocket)
The new issue dedicated to library publishing is edited by Stephanie Davis-Kahl & Melanie Schlosser and “includes three new “practice” articles along with six papers and poster abstracts from the Library Publishing Coalition’s (LPC) 2014 Library Publishing Forum that was held in Kansas City.

Infographic: How to stay safe on Facebook (New Stephen’s Lighthouse)
Incredible useful infographic on how to tweak  the privacy and security settings on Facebook to be safe and mantain your privacy.

New Article: “Planning and Implementing a 3D Printing Service in an Academic Library”(INFOdocket)
“This article provides a guide to developing a 3D print service including recommendations for building support, issues to consider before implementing a service, tips for developing staff proficiency, and links to guides and policies at academic libraries”

Indianapolis Public Library Launches Mobile Printing Service, Pickup Documents at the Library ( INFOdocket)
With the new mobile printing service developed at Indianapolis Public Library customers are able to use  their smartphones or tablets (iOS, Android or Blackberry) to print documents directly to print stations at select library locations.

Future of Libraries( The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian’s Weblog)
Diana Silveira from Novare Library Services highlights the top technology trends in this presentation.

Boston Public Library Releases Top 10 Most-Borrowed Titles of 2014 ( INFOdocket)
“Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn tops the list of 10 most borrowed titles at Boston Public Library .

Europeana Goes 3D ( The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian’s Weblog)Daniel Pletincks from Visual Dimension in Belgum goes over the 3D plans of Europeana. 

GPO Officially Changes Name, Hello to the Government Publishing Office (INFOdocket)
“This is a historic day for GPO. Publishing defines a broad range of services that includes print, digital, and future technological advancements. The name Government Publishing Office better reflects the services that GPO currently provides and will provide in the future,” said Davita Vance-Cooks, who now holds the title of  Director of the Government Publishing Office,  the agency’s chief executive officer. ”


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