Tag Archives: ACRL

Week 27,28,29 &30: Human Libraries Have Real People On Their Bookshelves, Active Shooter Policies In Libraries, ACRL Encourages Open Access Publishing, Amazon Starts Singles Classics, Toronto Public Library Shows Website Searches In Real Time

What do modern libraries loan? Human books [CNN] (Library Link of the Day) “A Human Library is just like a real library but instead of paperbacks and hard covers, we have real people on our bookshelves,” said Ronni Abergel, cofounder of … 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 41 & 42: New OCLC Report About Education, Learning and Libraries, Strategies for Electronic Content Discovery , ACRL With Webliography on Linked Open Data Resources, The Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference Starts 10/08

New Video: “Inside the New York Public Library: The Maps Collection (INFOdocket) The NYPL collection of the  Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division spanning 500 years with close to half million maps is impressive by all standards. Copyright Issues in … Continue reading

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Week 23,24,25,26,27:New York Public Revises Renovation Plan, Innovative Acquires VTLS, Apple With New Programming Language – Swift, Connecticut Aims At Statewide E-Book Delivery System, Nashville Public Library With Seed Exchange Program,

New York Public Library Reveals Revised Rennovation Plan ( INFOdocket) “Anthony W. Marx, the library’s president, said the historic stacks in the main building, whose removal was a disputed element in the original plan designed by the architect Norman Foster, would … Continue reading

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Week 14,15,16,17 &18: Innovative Acquires Polaris,Paul Ryan Recommends Eliminating IMLS, Boundless -New Cloud Based eTextbooks Platform, Serendipity Searches Linked Data

Part Siri, Part Google Now: Microsoft Announces “Cortana” Virtual Assistant ( Search Engine Land) Cortana is the new Microsoft virtual assistant, in close competition with  Apple’s Siri and Google Now. Innovative Interfaces Acquires Polaris Library Systems ( INFOdocket ) The presence of Innovative Interfaces in the public library … Continue reading

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Week50:Microsoft’s Launches Socl,ProQuest Saves The Statistical Abstract, Google+ Introduces Communities,NYPL under fire from WallSt Journal

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