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2017 Week 27-31,32-35 & 36-39 : More Toronto Public Library Branches Open On Sundays, Aspen Institute With New Action Guide, Libraries As Publishers JEP Special Issue, IFLA Releases Library Map of the World, Training Librarians as Evaluators to Show Library Value 

As Part of New City Strategy Six More Toronto Public Library Branches to Open Sundays Year-Round (INFOdocket) “Six more Toronto Public Library branches will be open Sundays year-round thanks to a City of Toronto strategy. Mayor John Tory says the move … Continue reading

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2017 Week 14-17,18-22 & 23-26 : ALA and ACRL Support Net Neutrality; Library Hours in NYC Still Lag Behind Other Big Cities, Fact Vs.Fake News Librarian Resources, New Technology Library Systems Report 2017, Nashville Public Library Named Library of the Year, Overdrive Starts Libby, AASL With 2017 List of Best Apps for Teaching & Learning

A Queens Library Branch is Hosting 31-Hour Open House  I am very proud to announce that our Corona Community Library will host a very cool 31-hour open house. The event is part of  the “Queens Library is for Everyone” campaign. … Continue reading

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2017 Week 10,11,12 & 13 : Best Free Reference Websites & Apps,Trump’s Budget Eliminates Funding For IMLS, Cheatsheet to Live Video, NYC with new page for the NYC Open Data web portal,At U Chicago You Can Checkout Materials With Camera on Your Phone

Best Free Reference Websites & Apps ( Library Journal) Gary Price editor INFOdocket highlights the best free reference websites and apps. The 2017 Cheatsheet to Live Video  (Research Buzz) ““Live video continues to be popular for other platforms too – Instagram Stories, … 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 1,2,3 & 4:NYC With Open Online Data Sets, 26 Incredible Innovations, Check Out Wi-Fi at the Library For a Week,Toronto Public Library with book-lending machine at Union Station,19% more eBooks And 36% More Digital Audiobook Borrowed in 2015, New Action Guide For Public Libraries

Open Data: New York Police Department Launches Online Crime Data Resources (INFoDocket) “In a significant step toward increasing transparency, the New York Police Department has created a website with detailed data about each major crime that takes place in the city.” In … Continue reading

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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 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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