Monthly Archive for January, 2015

Book donation sites

Here are links to resources for book donations and best practices: 1. The San Juan del Sur Biblioteca Movil and the Hester J. Hodgdon Libraries for All Program have a page about book donations to their project but the mailing instructions and other recommendations are useful for other projects at: […]

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IFLA response to development agenda

IFLA’s response to the Synthesis Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Post-2015 Development Agenda: “The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty, Transforming All Lives and Protecting the Planet”   Access to information…Intellectual Property reform…access to open data…affordable access to ICTs. These are some of the important issues IFLA […]

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NMC report

The NMC 2014 Library Edition Horizon Report examined trends, challenges and technologies for their impact on academic & research libraries worldwide.  To access the report go to http://www.nmc.org/publication/nmc-horizon-report-2014-library-edition/

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Information literacy conference call for proposals

Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference:  JUNE 17th-20th 2015 Juni na Uni 2015. – Hotel “Opal” Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Conference website: http://www.wbilc2015.kbbi.ba/en/ Call for Papers Theme: Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age.   In this Information Age the rise of digital and social media […]

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Gaming in Libraries book

gaming is an increasingly interesting topic among (mainly public) librarians in Italy. While there is much on videogames collection development, organizing a gaming event etc., there is not as much on educational aspects, implications on both sides (school and library). Martina Marsano (current M.Ed. student), discussed her final work on […]

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Qatar Digital Library

‘Qatar Digital Library‘ is a free digital archive of cultural and historical heritage of the Gulf developed by Qatar Foundation, Qatar National Library and The British Library. Below is a paragraph straight from the site about what you can find in it. WHAT CAN I FIND IN THE QDL? Content […]

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