Tag Archives: ALA

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 14,15,16,& 17 : Open Libraries : Self Service Libraries – The Danish Way, Flipster®, EBSCO’s New Boopsie Integrated Mobile Platform, Data USA Visualizes US Government Open Data, Libraries Transforming Communities Initiative, ALA and Google Announced Libraries Ready to Code Project, The Rise Of Pirate Libraries

Open Libraries : Self Service Libraries – The Danish Way ( Library Blogs Buzz) The Open Library is a radical concept of opening the library for self-service hours to customers beyond the official hours of service. “In Denmark 86 out … Continue reading

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Week 45,36,47,48,49,50,51&52: Creative Commons License Cannot Be Revoked?,NYPL With $22 Million Renovation of Schomburg Center, Profile of User Experience Librarian,

Gentle Reminder about Creative Commons Licenses ( David Lee King) David Lee Kind reminds us on his blog one more time, that once we use a creative Commons license, the license cannot be revoked. Check the link below and section 1.1.1. https://wiki.creativecommons.org/wiki/Considerations_for_licensors_and_licensees#Considerations_for_licensors. NOTICE … 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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Week 39: ALA President Talks to Publishers, Mozilla is Building Persona,Google Merges Trends And Insights,First Stop Health Medical Starts

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Week 23: ALA Releases 2010-2011 Annual Report, ReadersFirst Intiative Announced by Major Libraries, EBSCO Discovery Service with API’s

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Browse Through The Main Events, If You Haven’t Had A Chance To Go To The ALA Midwinter

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