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Behold: The Periodic Table of Storytelling

When people describe a story as “formulaic,” they don’t mean it as a compliment. One designer, however, has refined the art of plot-by-numbers into an actual science. Behold the Periodic Table of Storytelling, which ranks elements by popularity (based on wiki links) and allows you to create entire …

Jamie Lee Curtis

25 Ways to Boost Your Writing Skills - InformED

Some say good writing can’t be taught. We beg to differ. Here are 25 surefire ways to boost your skills and become a master of communication.<p>1. Learn …

Balancing “We” and “Me”: The Best Collaborative Spaces Also Support Solitude

Artwork: Michael Wolf, The Transparent City 11, 2008<p><i>Let us know what you think of your workspace and see how you compare with others.</i><p><i>For a look at workplace dynamics around the world, visit Christine Congdon’s article “How Culture Shapes the Office” (HBR May 2013).</i><p>The open office has a lot of …

Libraries and social media: a Pinterest roundup

Growing Social Media by mkhmarketing. Used with permission under CC BY 2.0<p>In the search for bits and pieces about Libraries and Social Media for this …

Libraries: The physical + digital = new space for learning

<i>Knight News Challenge: Libraries offers applicants a chance to share in $2.5 million by focusing on the question “How might we leverage libraries as</i> …

Thought leadership Our vision for the future | HighWire

Thought Leadership

Video of Yesterday’s “Meet the Makers: MakerPlaces in Libraries, Schools and Beyond” Held at DC Public Library Now Online

Last night (October 20, 2014) at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library in Washington DC the DC Public Library Foundation and DC Tech Meetup …

Download 3D files from Sketchfab

You can now choose to publish 3D content for display only, or for display and download, under <b>Creative Commons licenses</b>. High quality content is …

KQED

At a time when public libraries are starting to offer everything from community gardening plots to opportunities to check out humans for …

ALA TechSource

ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, publishes <i>Library Technology Reports</i> and <i>Smart Libraries Newsletter.</i><p><b>Library Technology</b> …

Pew Study: Teens Still Love Print Media, ‘Traditional’ Library Services

Tech-savvy American young adults are more likely than older adults to have read printed books in the past year, are more likely to appreciate reading …

Examining Library Spaces through a “Kindness Audit”

Have you ever considered doing a “kindness audit” at your library?<p>In the HyperlibMOOC class, Michael Stephens discusses the concept of a “kindness …

5 Principles for New Librarianship

Do you ever feel like making innovative changes in your library is equivalent to pushing a giant boulder up the hill? Been there, done that, could …

15 Ways Libraries Can Make Social Videos With Vine

An in-office TED all about fiction

TED’s own Thu-Huong Ha hosts a miniature TED, themed “The Fiction Issue.” Photo: Ryan Lash<p>Reading fiction is an escape, something transportative that …

Creative Writing

37 modern libraries from around the world

Updated on Aug 3, 2017<p>4,358<p><b>Libraries are doing well in the digital times. Here are the most awesome examples.</b><p>Many people, when asked about libraries, …

São Paulo

Libraries Partner with Local Airports

At first glance, a partnership between libraries and airports may seem a case of strange bedfellows. Libraries offer space for concentration and …

eBooks For School Libraries: Follett Announces Partnership With Random House

Follett will offer new and popular titles from Random House to the school library market.<p>Follett’s ebook customers are now able to purchase Random …

Libraries

Plagiarism Policies, Copyright Law

Is Plagiarism Stealing?<p>YES! Your own creative work is copyrighted and no one can legally take it!<p>Why Should I Care?<p>Because it is YOUR work! And you …