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Future Libraries: Nerve Center of the Community

Ever since the people of ancient Nineveh began storing and classifying their books nearly 3,000 years ago, libraries have been hallowed and largely unchanging bastions of learning. But in the information age, libraries have been caste with a new identity, … Continue reading

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New York Public Library adds video games to its film and book discussion groups

his years at the New York Public Library, senior librarian Thomas Knowlton has led discussions about a confounding assortment of topics, from the influence of Ken Loach‘sKes on the films of Krzysztof Kieslowski and the “ecstatic truth” of Werner Herzog‘s movies, to the endless debates … Continue reading

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Digital Library in a metro station – Bucharest, Romania

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Teacher Librarians at The Heart of Student Learning

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Announcing: The Shelby White & Leon Levy Information Commons at Brooklyn Public Library

“This is so cool. This is so cool,” the woman keeps repeating, looking around. It’s a little over 24 hours since we opened the Shelby White and Leon Levy Information Commons at Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), and I’m watching patrons … Continue reading

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In a new program, Drexel students can borrow laptops at library kiosk

Drexel University sophomore Hyo Jung Cha needed to listen to audio clips for her Japanese class on Thursday afternoon but didn’t feel like lugging her laptop to the school’s Hagerty Library. So she decided to use the library’s newest addition … Continue reading

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Voyage d’étude aux Pays-Bas du 10 au 25 mai 2013 : une expérience internationale à ne pas manquer

L’EBSI offre à nouveau en 2013 une occasion unique de s’ouvrir vers le monde et d’aller à la rencontre de nouveaux univers professionnels. En collaboration avec différents partenaires, elle organise un voyage d’étude sur les bibliothèques aux Pays-Bas. Sous la … Continue reading

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Automatic street library booths appear in Chengdu

In Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, locals now don’t have to line up at traditional library counters to borrow books. Instead, they can turn to the new street library booths. In Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, locals now don’t have … Continue reading

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Pas d’ordi à l’école pour les enfants des cadres de Google ou d’eBay

<a Le direc­teur tech­nique d’eBay par­tage un point com­mun avec plu­sieurs cadres supé­rieurs de socié­tés de pointe de la Silicon Valley comme Google, Apple, Yahoo et Hewlett-Packard : ils envoient leurs enfants dans une école… sans ordinateurs. La Waldorf School … Continue reading

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USC Marshall to offer new online master’s in library science

USC Marshall to offer new online master’s in library science By Amy Blumenthal To meet the demands of the complex, rapidly changing leadership landscape faced by today’s librarians, USC has announced a new online master’s degree of management in library … Continue reading

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