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Books may be digitised without author’s permission

Author: Erikas Saukalas, Associated Partner, Attorney-at-Law, Head of the International Relations Division at METIDA

Public libraries can digitise books and distribute them to reading terminals. 449 more words


New family history record sets now available online

Don’t forget to check regularly for updates to Ancestry and Findmypast online collections. We have listed some of the most recent additions below.

Happy hunting! 317 more words

State Library Of Western Australia

NaNoWriMo (It's National Novel Writing Month)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to get the novel out of your head and put it down in writing? November is National Novel Writing Month ( 395 more words

Public Libraries

Thoughts On Automated Recommendation Services for Libraries - A Correction

Re-reading my post from last month, Thoughts On Automated Recommendation Services for Libraries, I realize that I’m somewhat wrong about the role of locality in automated recommendation systems. 250 more words


Everyone's a little bit weird

It’s been a very busy month — almost two — since I last posted here (if you are ever wondering what else I’m up to, visit my review blog, … 839 more words

Reflections on Reviews

Most writers look forward to their first reviews with a mix of excitement and dread. Will they be glowing? Scathing? Seasoned authors caution never to read reviews of one’s own work — even the good ones. 583 more words


Reimagining Public Libraries

The Aspen Institute, an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington DC, recently published “Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries” a report detailing some strategies for public library success. 72 more words