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Underrated: It’s like Paris, but cheaper

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It\u2019s known as the \u201cParis of the East\u201d, but even the mighty Seine is no match for Budapest\u2019s stunning setting on a gentle curve in the Danube River. 4,151 more words


An empire of laws and books

Empires come and go in different forms. The Spanish colonial empire came into existence and made its mark on people not only by physical conquest, but also by the power of words in print. 1,116 more words

Legal History

On internships and trying new things

As I mentioned earlier, this summer I’ve been interning at the Library of Congress office in Jakarta. This internship was great because it allowed me to get a taste of all sorts of different things in the office: I did some acquisitions work, I learned a bit about cataloging, I helped out processing books and compiling databases of materials we had and materials we might want to acquire. 503 more words

Internships & Volunteering

Rudaí23: A Free Online course starting September 2017

We are thrilled to announce that we are running another free online 23 Things course, starting in September 2017 . This is our second time running this course, and we are very excited to tell you about all the new things that we are including in this one. 398 more words

Library Services

Building Digital Libraries: Fall 2016


Hsin-liang (Oliver) Chen


Long Island University


Fall 2016


This class will focus on developing digital libraries. During the course, we will consider the various definitions of digital libraries in theory and practice. 72 more words

Long Island University

Digital Libraries

I recently learned of the term “internet of things” (IoT), and Mariam Pera defines it as “the trend in technology moving toward automation and digitally connecting items”  As I read over her review of the OCLC symposium at the 2014 ALA conference, I found that I am already a part of it. 177 more words