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Week 31,32,33,34 &35: New Helsinki Central Library Designed By Residents, What is the Purpose-Based Library ?Library in Finland Installs Soundproofed Karaoke Booth, NASA With New Web Portal For Research, At The Request of Sno-Isle Libraries OverDrive Develops Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) Model, What is the Decentralized Web?

Helsinki’s New Library is Pretty Cool ( David Lee King) “The new Helsinki Central Library, due to open in 2018, was designed for the urban dwellers of Helsinki by the residents themselves. That’s the reason why the new library will have, among … 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 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 37,38,39,40: Google Starts Chromebook Lending Library Program, CLIR Report” Changing Landscape of Library and Information Services”,United States Election 2010 Web Archive Released, Yahoo Shuts Down The Yahoo Directory, Microsoft Launches Windows 10

The 21 Coolest Internet Of Things Gadgets ( New Stephen’s Lighthouse) Couldn’t resist checking some of the awesome gadgets 🙂 Chromebook Lending Library Offers Students At 12 U.S. Colleges A Free Laptop To Borrow ( TechCrunch) Lucky students at 12 college campuses … 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 9,10,11 &12: Google News Offers Old Newspapers, LAPL To Offer High School Diploma, Office Mobile Free on iPhone and Android, OK Google Desktop Voice Search Finally Made It To Desktops

Browse old newspapers via Google News( The Travelin’ Librarian) Another interesting project from Google News: being able to search for archived digitized copies of newspapers, including a help on how to search the archive.   Why You Shouldn’t Decide Anything Important At Your Board Meeting( Library … Continue reading

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Week 1,2,3 & 4: EBSCO With Communication Source, Microsoft Renames SkyDrive,Cool Raspberry Pi Projects,Verizon, You Don’t Own The Internet

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