Arquivo do mês: junho 2015

Closing libraries could destroy ‘lifeline’ for local communities, trust warns

Nicole Stevenson may not be able to borrow books from Glenwood library in future.DC Thomson The case for closing libraries across Fife has to be closely scrutinised, according to a leading figure in the Carnegie UK Trust. Fears have been … Continuar lendo

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Trash to treasure: Retro computer, software collection helps National Library access digital pieces

PHOTO: Do you recognise any of this obsolete computer equipment? It is part of the National Library’s digital preservation collection. (ABC News: Clarissa Thorpe) One of the nation’s largest collections of vintage software and computer equipment has been forced to … Continuar lendo

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Faetec inaugura biblioteca virtual

Biblioteca virtual da Faetec Foto: Divulgação Virtual A Faculdade Tecnológica do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Faetec) agora oferece uma biblioteca virtual com base na tecnologia QR Code (código de barras bidimensional) para seus alunos. A nova plataforma permite que, … Continuar lendo

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HOW LIBRARIES CHANGE LIVES

The new digital publication about how libraries change lives in the European Union is fascinating. Members of parliament and library users tell their stories about the power of libraries – and there is video footage of amazing libraries all over … Continuar lendo

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TinyCat for Small Libraries

We’ve done a lot of hinting about unveiling some big news at ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco this week, and now, we’re giving you a sneak peek… at TinyCat. What is TinyCat? TinyCat turns LibraryThing into a powerful, simple, online catalog … Continuar lendo

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How libraries in Germany are fighting extinction – and winning

Haven’t libraries gone the way of the dodo bird? In Germany, they’re securing their future by expanding opening hours and campaigning for better access to e-books. And it appears to be working. Is an e-book as much a book as … Continuar lendo

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Boston Public Library’s Redesign in Progress

The average age of users in the newly renovated second floor of Boston Public Library’s (BPL) Johnson Building has come down at least a decade, according to BPL President Amy Ryan, and it’s easy to see why. The goal was … Continuar lendo

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