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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 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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Week 23,24,25 &26: User experience (UX), Usability and User interface (UI) in The Mobile User-Centric Design,How Massachusetts Libraries Are Disrupting The Ebook System,Google Starts Free Coding Classes at Queens Library, Gwinnett County Public Library Starts Open Library With Self-Service Hours,Chattanooga Public Library’s LOLA System Allows Instantaneous Music Collaborations

The three Us of mobile design: UX v usability v UI ( Library Blogs Buzz Weekly) Andy Favell from ClickZ reviews the role of user experience (UX), usability and user interface (UI) in the mobile user-centric design and provides additional user … Continue reading

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Week 18,19,20,21 & 22: Using Community Organizing Systems, YALSA Starts Professional Learning Series, ALA advises on Adoption Of 3D Printers, New Gale Interactive Science Database, Darien Public Library With Groundbreaking Catalog

COMPUTERS IN LIBRARIES: Using Community Organizing Systems to Reimagine Library Websites (Information Today) Patrick “PC” Sweeney reviews the benefits of NationBuilder, a community organizing system (COS) that is designed to be one stop place to manage the library’s mass mailing, events, … 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 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 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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