Digital Libraries

HCG's Christmas campaign centres on 'right to read'

Hachette Children’s Group has launched its digital Christmas campaign which promotes “children’s right to read” inspired by c.e.o Hilary Murray …

Librarianship

Smart Library Management System using Internet of Things( IoT) for Library Automation

3. A self-guided virtual tour :<p>Beacons can be placed anywhere in the library and send users off on a tour. When a user gets to each location their …

Libraries

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Thanksgiving · SOVA

Summary<p>Collection ID:<p>NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Thanksgiving<p>Creators:<p>Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969<p>Dates:<p>1834-1914<p>Languages:<p>English<p>Physical Description:<p>0.23 …

Museums

A Digital Archive of 1,800+ Children’s Books from UCLA

In the early 18th century, the novel was seen as a frivolous and trivial form at best, a morally corrupting one at worst. Given that the primary …

Culture

9 things you didn't know you could do with a Vancouver Public Library card

Thought your Vancouver Public Library card is only good for books and DVDs? Then you’ve most likely been missing out on the wealth of free resources …

Akira Kurosawa

FAQs for Library Lovers: Snappy Answers for Grumpy Uncles and Other Haters

People misunderstand libraries. The majority of them don’t do it deliberately, they simply haven’t thought much about the institution. A quick …

Libraries

Learning to live with lions

On a cool, gray morning, Wilson ole Kasaine heads out along a dirt path deep in the savannah of southern Kenya. A red cotton cloth known as a shuka …

Wildlife

Things Not to Say to Your Library Workers

I work in a public library. I’ve worked in public libraries for over two years now. In that time I have listened, and watched, and learned a few …

Librarianship

Net Neutrality at the end of 2017: What libraries need to know.

Millions of internet users have weighed in — including hundreds of libraries and information professionals — to tell FCC Chairman Ajit Pai not to …

Net Neutrality

Choosing Kindness Online | Tips & Tools

“ ‘Shall we make a new rule of life…always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?’…Kinder than is necessary. Because it isn’t enough to be …

School Libraries

Welcome to your local library, which also happens to be a newsroom

It begins with fun: Playing with the green screen, experimenting with microphones and cameras. Then the San Antonio teenagers move to weightier …

Libraries

Library takes readers on a journey to wonderland in celebration of digital app scheme

A BLAENAU Gwent library was transformed into a literary wonderland to celebrate the end of a summer reading project.<p>More than 150 adults and children …

News (Wales)

New Digital Collections: British Library Launches Bilingual Website Showcasing 1,300 Hebrew Manuscript Treasures

From The British Library:The British Library has launched its first ever fully bilingual web resource, providing free access to its spectacular …

British Library

Finding and Partnering with Trainers for Tech Programs

Guest contributor Amilcar Perez is Adult Services Librarian at Forest Park (IL) Public Library. Contact Amilcar at aperez@fppl.org. Amilcar is …

Determine

Library of Congress launches three new learning apps

The Library of Congress. (Getty Images)<p>The Library of Congress on Friday announced the release of three new digital learning apps for K-12 students …

Library of Congress

SABR Digital Library: Sportsman's Park in St. Louis

From Gorgeous George and the Gashouse Gang to Stan the Man and Gibby, add this new baseball book from the SABR Digital Library to your</b> …

Sports Analytics

Library Pilot Lead at Trace Center- College Park, MD

Looking for an energetic, organized, entrepreneurial librarian with excellent communication skills to take the lead on carrying out pilot …

Determine

Central Library opens new chapter in Austin's long love affair with books

On October 28, the new Austin Central Library opened in the heart of downtown at 710 Cesar Chavez St. to great fanfare and delight among the growing …

Texas

HC Children's inks deal with Dr Seuss

HarperCollins Children’s Books has signed an exclusive deal with Dr. Seuss Enterprises to publish 45 classic titles in e-book format with …

Librarianship

Discover Creative Gifts at the Exploratorium | Exploratorium

visit<p>Buy Tickets<br>• Directions and Parking<br>• Calendar<br>• After Dark Thursdays<br>• Museum Galleries<br>• Event …

For Kids

How Librarians Can Be Digital Mentors for Teens

What is the role of librarians, archivists, media trainers, and other information professionals in fostering a healthy digital world for the next …

Libraries

New Infographic: Empowered Digital Citizens Guide for Educators

New York City Schools are paving the way toward addressing what has long been an issue for low income students:<p>The filter divide.<p>Children's Internet …

Education

Public libraries for social, digital and economic inclusion: #Chances4Life

At the end of #LibrariesWeek 2017, it was quite appropriate that around 100 library people met in Staffordshire for the CILIP Public and Mobile …

Libraries

11 Great Places To Find Free Children's Books Online

As many parents and teachers know all too well, children can be voracious readers. It can be challenging to keep up with the amount of new books …

Libraries

Purpose, Potter and potential at the British Library - Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals

<b>YOU’RE not going to cover everything when you talk about the British Library. Its remit is huge, its collection is huge and the demands on its</b> …

Librarianship

“The Very Act of Manufacturing Books”: or, an Update on Projects to Link Printing Trade Prosopographies

I’ve just returned from a visit to the British Library, where, in true antiquarian fashion, I couldn’t help but pretend to be Washington Irving’s …

National Libraries

Website Content Curation

One of the ALSC competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries is to create and maintain “…a physical and digital library …

Libraries

Libraries Advance Digital Inclusion Role With Hotspots

Libraries are a lynchpin for national, state, and local digital inclusion efforts—particularly our 16,500+ public library locations across the …

Libraries

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln with Full Color Images Now Available Online From Library of Congress

From LC:<p>Abraham Lincoln’s papers from his time as a lawyer, congressman and the 16th president are now online in full color in a new presentation …

Genealogy

Allen selected as 2017-2019 iSchool research fellow

Laurie Allen, director for digital scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, has been selected by the iSchool faculty as a research …

Library Studies