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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 5,6,7,8 & 9: Amazon Plans To Open 400 stores,GPO Starts Govinfo.gov In Beta,Horizon Report 2016 Higher Education Report Released, NLM Starts MedPix Free Online Medical Image Database,FSU Libraries With University-Wide Open Access Policy, Gale Content Is Now Discoverable On Google

Listen Online: LJ’s 2016 Librarian of the Year, Nicolle Ingui Davies, Interviewed on Colorado Public Radio ( INFODocket) “We’ve got a strong focus on technology because technical literacy is just a piece of the world that we live in today. And … Continue reading

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Week: 19,20,21,22,23,24,25,& 26: LearningExpress Joins EBSCO, Innovative Launches Mobile Worklists, San Francisco Public Library The First 10 Gigabit Library

Gale supports public libraries with new Digital Early Literacy Resource (Library Technology Guides) “Partnering with Miss Humblebee LLC., Gale has co-developed a robust product tailored specifically to the public library user, which includes the assessment tools libraries need to measure their impact … Continue reading

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Week 5,6,7 & 8: New eBooks Commitments To The ConnectED Library Challenge, Adobe Digital Editions Now Available for iPad and Macs, Kindle Convert Turns Scans of Your Books Into Kindle Books, W3C Publishes First Draft of Data on the Web Best Practices,

New eBooks commitments to the ConnectED Library Challenge  (Library Blogs Buzz) “Today, building on the progress made to date, at the Anacostia Library in Washington, D.C., the President will announce two new efforts to strengthen learning opportunities by improving access to … Continue reading

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Week 48: Association of Research Libraries 2012-2013 Statistical Reports, Kindle Software Update Lets You Share Your Books With A Partner,NYC Offering Super Fast Wi-Fi in 2015,Overview of Learning Labs in Libraries and Museums

Association of Research Libraries Publishes Three 2012-2013 Statistical Reports (New Stephen’s Lighthouse) The Association of Research Libraries  ( ARL) published three reports on collections, expenditures, personnel, and services in the 125 member libraries, 73 law and 60 health libraries. Engines For Change: Libraries … Continue reading

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Week 47: New from Canada : Financial Literacy Database & Investment “AdvisorReport”, Amazon Starts The First Home Personal Assistant Echo,Fixing Broken Library Communications

Two New Reference Resources From Canada: Financial Literacy Database & Investment “AdvisorReport” Database (INFOdocket) The new Canadian Financial Literacy Database provides customers with “a list of financial management resources, events, tools and information from various organizations across Canada.” In addition, customers … Continue reading

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Week 33,34,35,36: Amazon Opens A 3D Printing Store, The Omaha Public Library’s Has A Book Bike,ACRL Revises New Framework for Information Literacy, Kobo With Ellegant Waterproog E-Reader,

Seattle Public Library Partners with Smashwords and Begins Library’s First-Ever Ebook Self-Publishing Contest ( INFOdocket) Seattle Public Library decided to start a contest among local writes to support them in self-publishing their works. Amazon Launches A 3D Printing Store With Customizable Goods ( … Continue reading

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Week 28,29,30,31,32: Google Maps Lets You Measure Distances, Sandusky Library In Ohio Lends Wi-Fi Hotspots and Roku, Toronto Public Looking Into Opening Toronto Toronto Music Library, Overdrive Will Stream Videos With Pay-Per-Checkout, Unlimited Space on Google Drive For 10$ A Month, Amazon Tests “Kindle Unlimited” for $9.99

Google Maps Update Lets You Measure Distance, Draw Crude Pictures ( TechCrunch) Google Maps now allows you to right-click on any map and select “Measure Distance” to start adding travel desinations and  offering up distances for each of them. Ohio: Sandusky Library … Continue reading

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Week35,36,37&38:20% Of The Adults Without Internet,Google Designing Own Self-Driving Car,Kansas PL Loans Software Over The Net

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