Justin Easterday

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AirDroids Wants To Democratize The Skies With Its Pint-Sized Pocket Drone

The buzz around drones is undeniable these days — as it turns out, even Martha Stewart uses one to survey her farm — but there still hasn’t been a runaway drone hit that has captured that imaginations of the masses. That’s exactly what a hardware startup called AirDroids is trying to accomplish …

At The Library: World War Z, Book Discussion

A list of the big events going on at our library this week.<p>Our local libraries are a source of both knowledge and entertainment, with informational …

FYI: Why Do Libraries Have That Smell?

Mmm, books<p>The musty smell is most likely cellulose decay. Since the mid-19th century, when papermakers began using groundwood pulp in place of cotton or linen, most paper has contained an unstable compound called lignin, which breaks down into acids and makes paper very brittle. Since 2001, the …

Welcome to Today's Totally Modern Library: No 'Shushing' Allowed!

Cards in pockets. Bookmarks keeping pages. The sound of date stamps: Clunk. Ka-chunk.<p><i>Shhhhhhhhhh!</i> This is the library.<p>Or, well, so I thought. Thanks to a newly-published children's book of mine, I've been spending more time in libraries, both school and public, than I have in years. I do not think …

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3D Printing and Medical Libraries

Are Digital Libraries the Wave of the Future?

The first bookless library is now open in Texas.<p><i>This article was written by Liliana De Jesus.</i><p>A book-less library may sound like an oxymoron, but it …

10 Cats Who Live At The Library

A library can operate without a cat, but a library with a cat is special. They draw new patrons to the library, they make people smile, calm the staff, and they keep mice away. Some also work to promote literacy, library use, and pet adoption. And curling up with a cat and a good book is a pleasant …

Camden County Library Adds Smartphone App

Check it out on iTunes and the Google Play store.<p>The Camden County Library system? Yeah, there's an app for that.<p>The new mobile app, which allows …

How To Keep Your Overflowing Steam Library Neatly Organised

If you're a gamer, you know the pain of a cluttered Steam library. Whether you've spent a lot of money during Steam Sales or you just really love …

Washington Presidential Library Opens

Government shutdown closes Library of Congress -- online too

"Due to the temporary shutdown of the federal government, the<p>Library of Congressis closed to the public and researchers beginning Oct. 1, 2013 until further notice," reads the Library of Congress website.<p>Not only are the front doors locked; the website has been shut down too. Only two components of …

Dropbox adds screenshots and iPhoto library import features - Canadian Reviewer - Reviews, News and Opinion with a Canadian Perspective

The latest update from Dropbox now lets you upload the screenshots you take from your Mac or PC straight to your Dropbox account for backup and …

Government Shutdown Closes Library of Congress

Testing Seattle's Porn-Friendly Public Libraries

Digging into some hot, raw, constitutionally-protected material.<p>Like many people on this deadly, dying sphere, pornography is often the only thing that keeps me going – I’m probably watching it as you read this. I’m also a frequent library patron, but before this week, these two interests rarely …

What's New With Libraries And Ebooks? In Conversation With The American Library Association

A little over a year ago, when I started blogging for Forbes about digital publishing, librarians were up in arms over the issue of ebooks*. Several of the largest U.S. publishers weren’t selling ebooks to libraries at the time; some of the others were doing so but with terms librarians hated.<p>So …

To the Bookmobile! The Library on Wheels of Yesteryear

via Nurismatic Bibliomania<p><i>L</i>ong before Amazon was bringing books to your doorstep, there was the Bookmobile! A travelling library often used to …

If Trees Could Walk: Library Uproots Giant Beech

Tree moving will allow for more park-like look at East Hampton Library.<p>As construction at the East Hampton Library's new children's wing nears …

Sync Libraries Between Machines With SkyDrive Or Dropbox

Windows: Using Libraries in Windows to collect folders in one place is handy, but it would be even nicer if you could reach your Libraries from any …

Loom gives you one unified photo library, lets you reclaim space on your iPhone and iPad

If you've ever used Dropbox before, Loom functions very similarly but just puts an emphasis specifically on photo and video. The plans are also a lot …

MOOCs and the role of Libraries (Internet Librarian International 2013)

A short presentation given as part of the ILI2013 conference exploring the challenges of MOOCs to libraries, and institutions, and some potential opportunities for libraries and information providers in the online learning space.

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Top 10 books you can find in a library

What makes a teen want to read a book? According to students at St Paul's Community College, Waterford and the Oasis Academy, Enfield, a good book has the ability to shock, sadden or awaken some sort of emotion. A good book has characters the students can identify with and relate to; characters …

Elizabeth Smart Describes The Dizzying Moment A Homicide Cop Failed To Rescue Her At A Library

Perhaps the closest missed chance came when a homicide detective spotted, but failed to rescue, Smart, who was taken from her Salt Lake City home at knifepoint a decade ago when she was 14.<p>Smart's captors, Brian David Mitchell and his wife Wanda Barzee, would often put her in bizarre disguises and …

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How to Bring Libraries Back in Windows 8.1

Microsoft made a strange change in Windows 8.1—Libraries, a very useful feature, is missing from the File Explorer’s sidebar. Here’s how to bring it …

How To Bring Libraries Back In Windows 8.1

Microsoft made a strange change in Windows 8.1 — Libraries, a very useful feature, is missing from the File Explorer's sidebar. Here's how to bring …

How to bring back Libraries in Windows 8.1

I've resigned myself to the fact that some questions just don't have answers. For example, who built the pyramids? What really happened to Amelia Earhart? And why did Microsoft disable the Libraries feature in Windows 8.1?<p>You remember Libraries: It was one of the most highly touted (and useful) …

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Libraries and communities

Lee Rainie, the Project Director, describes the findings from the nationally representative survey that asked Americans what types of services they value in their libraries and what additional services they would like their libraries to offer.

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World's Most Beautiful Libraries Revealed In New Book (PICTURES)

Forget your ramshackle local library with plastic chairs, dial-up Internet and a collection that consists of <i>Poirot’s Last Case</i> and the six copies of</i> …