Arquivo do mês: novembro 2015

Anti-Bullying Week – what can libraries do?

This post is part of a series of blogs we are publishing about the role of libraries in times of crisis. Other blogs in the series include The role of libraries in times of crisis and Welcoming Refugees to the UK … Continuar lendo

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Refugees Supported by Public Libraries in Europe

Due to the civil war in Syria, its people are leaving in droves and many are now refugees seeking asylum. Despite how difficult it has been for refugees to even be allowed into some countries, public libraries in Europe are … Continuar lendo

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The Future Of Libraries Is Collaborative, Robotic, And Participatory

Libraries can survive these times of technological upheaval, but they’re going to have to change—and fast. To look at the state of many libraries after the recession, facing cuts and closures and fundamental questions about “relevance,” you could be forgiven … Continuar lendo

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Campus Libraries Rethink Focus as Materials Go Digital

Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association, sees a coming transformation of academic libraries thanks to technology. She says they are taking on greater roles in creating teaching materials and scholarship — and preserving tweets as well as books.

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A New Compilation of Research From OCLC Research “The Library in the Life of the User” Published Online

The following compilation of research (226 pages) from OCLC was published today. From the Publication Announcement: OCLC Research has published a new compilation, The Library in the Life of the User: Engaging with People Where They Live and Learn, which … Continuar lendo

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The Library’s Global Future

Even as books disappear, libraries are changing the face of international development. Mmankgodi Community Library in Botswana, where the Gates Foundation has helped create library services designed to encourage small business development.Photo by Fiona Bradley/Flickr Creative Commons This article is … Continuar lendo

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O bibliotecário empreendedor: pensando fora da biblioteca

Empreendedor individual Um novo tipo de empreendedor surge no cenário nacional denominado de empreendedor individual. Uma iniciativa do governo brasileiro cujo objetivo é diminuir a informalidade na atividade empresarial, prover maior arrecadação de impostos, garantir a questão social, ou seja, uma … Continuar lendo

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