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Una ilusión terapéutica para el autismo

Con la falsa promesa de vencer el autismo, y aprovechando la desesperación de muchos padres, algunas organizaciones encuentran el filón perfecto para …

The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core — I Hope You’ll Contribute More

<b>(NOTE: Readers have begun to contribute some excellent ideas in the comments. I’ll get around to adding them to the body of this post but, until</b> …

Jobs Situation: It’s not Pretty — Annoyed Librarian

I was so busy last week thinking about self-publishing my mystery novel Death of the Annoyed Librarian that I missed the Library Journal Placements …

Don’t Tell Librarians They Aren’t Stressed — Annoyed Librarian

If you’re a librarian and haven’t been replaced by a computer yet, then at least you have one of the least stressful jobs in the country according to …

Trucos para realizar búsquedas más eficientes en Google

La mayoría de las personas utilizamos <b>Google</b> para buscar, pero no aprovechamos al máximo todo lo que nos ofrecen las diferentes herramientas que …

Reading Made Awesome: The Features of Ebook Apps You Should Be Using

Reading books on tablets or phones is awesome. There, I said it and I'm not taking it back. While the biggest advantage of reading on a mobile device …

Exploring The World's Greatest Libraries (PHOTOS)

Some book collectors do not care very much about where they store their books. The English King Henry VIII, had a fine collection of books, but when visitors came to view them they were horrified by the conditions they were stored in, commenting on how they were stacked randomly on the floor and in …

The future of libraries – keeping the service alive

"Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation," said journalist Walter Cronkite.<p>The line was quoted in an article that featured on the network earlier in the month, arguing that library cuts in Lincolnshire did not make economic sense because growth …

Being a Librarian—It’s a Wonderful Life

What would the world be without librarians in it? Many see Google or Bing as modern day replacements for a librarian at a much cheaper cost. They …

Best New Science Books 2013: Financial Times

Every year for the last bunch of years I’ve been linking to and posting all the “year’s best sciencey books” lists that I can find around the web in …

Great social librarian infographic

I love this infographic of social librarians. It emphasises the people-centred approach, as well as how library staff embrace social media.<p>Originally …

You May Be A 21st Century Librarian If You

Over two years ago I wrote Are You a 21st Century Librarian? and proposed the following six behaviors that would describe a 21st Century …

6 Terms that Instantly Reveal You as a Librarian :: Brian Herzog

Here's something fun: the recent post on iLibrarian (one of my favorite blogs) covers "6 Terms that Instantly Reveal You as a Librarian."<p>I'm as much …

25 Writers on the Importance of Libraries

British children’s author Terry Deary — best known for his <i>Horrible Histories</i> series and controversial chatter about the nation’s school systems — …

A fine time to be an Oxford University Librarian

Data received via a Freedom of Information request has revealed that Oxford University received £127,573 in library fines from Bodleian libraries …

Around the Web: 18 recent reports relevant to libraries and librarianship

I'm always interested in the present and future of libraries. There's a steady stream of reports from various organizations that are broadly relevant …

Universidad Quantum – Nueva plataforma de Cursos online gratuitos en español

Desde <b>Universidad Quantum</b> (universidadquantum.es) nos presentan este nuevo proyecto que hoy abre sus puertas para ofrecer una buena colección de …