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A new instruction librarian workbook for trainers and learners

CHICAGO — A comprehensive but concise roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training someone who …

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

Seven recent and popular data science articles

Enjoy the reading!• The Only Skill you Should be Concerned With <br>• Unicorn Data Scientist Shares his Secrets with You <br>• Why Data Scientists create poor Data …

How to Become a Data Scientist on a Shoestring

Data Science

Five Best Paper Notebooks

Sometimes a glowing screen can’t replace the feel and flexibility of old fashioned pen and paper. We’ve already talked about some of the best pens …

The Bullet Journal Productivity Method Empowers Your Paper Notebook

If pen and paper are your favorite tools, or at least are the ones you’re most comfortable using to stay organized, the Bullet Journal is a …

Why Don't Libraries Have Dungeons & Dragons Gamebooks?

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> and libraries <i>should</i> be a natural fit. Both attract people who love books, storytelling, and lore. Early D&D gamebooks even point …

A Primary School Librarian’s List Of 125 Books That A Child Might Want To Read.

The publication of yet another list of the “top 100 books” that children “should” read in primary school raised an extensive discussion on social …

Finally, Batman '66 Batgirl Has a Gloriously Glittery Action Figure

When Yvonne Craig made her debut as Batgirl for the third season of <i>Batman</i>, she dazzled the streets of Gotham in a ridiculously glitzy Batsuit. Now …

In this episode of Shelf Life, an anthropologist and a computational biologist, joined forces to trace the evolution of Native American…

In this episode of Shelf Life, an anthropologist and a computational biologist, joined forces to trace the evolution of Native American languages by applying gene-sequencing methods to historical linguistics.<p>Learn more about this episode.

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

Apps

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

Diction-fairy

Behold! The Diction-fairy! From This City's Lungs/Kelsey Parks.<p>"Diction-fairy"<p>(<i>via Seanan McGuire</i>)

In Norway, all library books must be digitized -- by law

A law in Norway has their National Library scanning all literature and then making it publicly available to anyone to anyone coming in under a …

Pop Culture Librarians

Our Favorite Pop Culture Librarians. You honestly can't beat Conan the Librarian.<br>*<br>Meet Rupee, The First Dog To Ever Climb Mount Everest. He'd never …