Monthly Archive for September, 2013

BibliosBCN. La Nova App Mòbil De Biblioteques De Barcelona

La ciutat de Barcelona va ser designada capital mundial del mòbil entre el 2012 i el 2018. Això no només implicarà la celebració anual del Mobile World Congress a la ciutat, sinó que Barcelona vol aprofitar aquesta oportunitat per convertir-se en el referent mundial d’aquesta tecnologia. En aquest sentit Barcelona […]

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BibliosBCN – The New Mobile App From the Libraries Of Barcelona

The city of Barcelona was designated Mobile World Capital for the period 2012 to 2018. This not only involves the holding of the annual Mobile World Congress in the city, but also the fact that Barcelona aims to take advantage of this opportunity to become a world reference in this […]

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Start Spreading the News!

The 2014 IFLA International Newspaper Conference Start Spreading the News! will be held at FamilySearch Headquarters, Salt Lake City, Utah February 4 -5, 2014 As shown by surveys conducted by the National Library of Australia, the California Digital Newspaper Collection, the Cambridge Public Library, and others, historical newspapers are an […]

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2014 Access to Learning Award

This message is a reminder that the deadline for submitting applications to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2014 Access to Learning Award (ATLA) is only two weeks away! If your library or organization is currently providing free public access to computers and the Internet, we would encourage you to […]

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Simplified Chinese Electronic Resource Guide

Earlier this year the IFLA Acquisition & Collection Development Section (ACD) published some new translations of its widely read Electronic resource guide, including Chinese (classical, or traditional). The ACD Section has just announced the launch of a   simplified Chinese version, which will complement the classical one. Effectively, while classical Chinese is […]

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International Games Day

Here’s a message from Philip Minchin in Australia you may be interested in: ‘Hello library colleagues! We have always known that libraries link their communities to the wider world. Now we have a single event that will connect libraries on every continent – including Antarctica – in a single chain […]

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Is yours an innovative library?

Innovative libraries – don’t miss this opportunity! EIFL’s Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) has launched a new award – for ‘Creative use of ICT in Public Libraries’. The prize is US$1,500. The deadline is October 30 2013. Public and community libraries in developing and      transition countries may apply. You […]

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