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Week: 36,37,38,39,40, 41,42,43&44: DPLA With New Self-Guided Curriculum, Studying Library Users For Better Customer Experience,

DPLA Releases New Self-Guided Curriculum for Digitization (Lonely Wolf Librarian) “We’ve made this curriculum available in a self-guided version intended for digitization beginners from a variety of cultural heritage institutions. Each module includes a video presentation, slides with notes in Powerpoint, and … 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 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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