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2017 Week 40-44,45-48 & 49-52 : EveryLibrary To Build A National Base of Library Supporters, RedLink’s Library Dashboard Awarded, Europeana Publishes “Impact Playbook”,Google Refers Users to Library Ebooks from OverDrive, SJSU-Led Team Researches Blockchain in Libraries

How Libraries can Build Communities with Minecraft (YALSA blog) “On Thursday afternoons, in the heart of the Beacon Hill Library in Seattle, you might find an animated group of youth on laptops designing parkour courses, rendering torch lit dungeons or co-constructing … Continue reading

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2017 Week 27-31,32-35 & 36-39 : More Toronto Public Library Branches Open On Sundays, Aspen Institute With New Action Guide, Libraries As Publishers JEP Special Issue, IFLA Releases Library Map of the World, Training Librarians as Evaluators to Show Library Value 

As Part of New City Strategy Six More Toronto Public Library Branches to Open Sundays Year-Round (INFOdocket) “Six more Toronto Public Library branches will be open Sundays year-round thanks to a City of Toronto strategy. Mayor John Tory says the move … Continue reading

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2017 Week 10,11,12 & 13 : Best Free Reference Websites & Apps,Trump’s Budget Eliminates Funding For IMLS, Cheatsheet to Live Video, NYC with new page for the NYC Open Data web portal,At U Chicago You Can Checkout Materials With Camera on Your Phone

Best Free Reference Websites & Apps ( Library Journal) Gary Price editor INFOdocket highlights the best free reference websites and apps. The 2017 Cheatsheet to Live Video  (Research Buzz) ““Live video continues to be popular for other platforms too – Instagram Stories, … Continue reading

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2017 Week 6,7,8 & 9: First Cyber Library To Be Build By A Theme Park Company In Florida?,”Anythink Libraries Develops The One Kind Word Project, Best Reference Titles of 2016, Measuring the True Impact of Public Libraries, ProQuest Starts Displaced Researchers Program, Artificial Intelligence And The Future Of Work

Toronto Public Library shedding light on Seasonal Affective Disorder (Library Stuff) Kudos to Toronto Public Library for their innovative approach to improve customer experience by introducing “light therapy lamps, designed to mimic the sun and treat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a … Continue reading

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2017 Week 1,2,3,4 & 5 : Americans Are Reading Books At Nearly The Same Rate As 15 Years Ago, Free Public Databases, ALA Midwinter 2017: Not Business as Usual, ALA and Google Launch “Ready to Code University” Pilot Program, How to Fix the Internet

Gallup Releases Survey Findings on Americans and Book Reading (Stephen’s Lighthouse) Did you know that Americans are reading books at nearly the same rate as 15 years ago ? “More than one in three (35%) appear to be heavy readers, reading 11 … Continue reading

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Week 49,50,51 & 52: Why Public Libraries Must Use Customer Experience To Improve Services for Their Communities, Deep Web Research and Discovery Resources 2017, Texas A&M University Opens Virtual Learning Lab With zSpace Virtual Reality (VR) Technology, How Employees Shaped Strategy At The New York Public Library, Becoming an Open Library Leader?

Why Public Libraries Must Use Customer Experience To Improve Services for Their Communities ( Library Blogs Buzz Weekly) Customer Experience is often defined as “the product of an interaction between an organization and a customer over the duration of their … Continue reading

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Week 45,46,47 & 48 :California State Library Starts Veterans Connect @ the Library, New Digital Literacy Strategic Brief Released, PLA Publishes The First Project Outcome Annual Report, Linked Data: Building the Future for Libraries, Internet Archive Enhances Its Search Functionality

California State Library Starts Veterans Connect @ the Library   (Library Blogs Buzz Weekly) “The California State Library developed a project to bring Veterans Resource Centers (VRCs) to public libraries in the state. Working in partnership with the California Department … Continue reading

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