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Serving Online Readers

The biggest force pressing on library services and collections today is undoubtedly the internet and its ability to provide fast and diverse content to a scattered community. 202 more words

Librarianship

Passions Inextricably Linked

I have 3 inextricably linked passions: open education, global librarianship, digital libraries.

Why open education? Open education speaks to the fact that access to a quality education is a universal human right. 367 more words

Open Education

East Lansing, MI: Four Positions (Deadlines: 5/3/15 & 5/6/15), Michigan State University Libraries

Link to Job Descriptions.

Business Librarian, (Posting #1158) Deadline: 5/3/15
Metadata Librarian, (Posting #1152) Deadline: 5/6/15
GIS/Geospatial Librarian, (Posting #1153) Deadline: 5/6/15
Digital Library Programmer, (Posting #1154) Deadline: 5/6/15

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Gathering all strengths for Nepal

Since Saturday the first news came about the major earthquake that hit Nepal its sheer size and impact become slowly more visible. You can follow the international news coverage for example at the dedicated… 2,245 more words

Legal History

GLAM-Wiki 2015: Thoughts, Excitement and Opportunities!

Since attending Kansas State for grad school and focused on developing my Digital Humanities skills, it has been a long time since I attended one of the movement-wide Wikimedia conferences; in 2011 I went to Wikimania Haifa,and in 2012 I attended Wikimania DC. 760 more words

Wikipedia

What-If: Library book dispensers like Redbox?

Many library enthusiasts know about the new Little Free Libraries book lovers have been building and placing all over U.S. Neighborhoods. Book worms are able to trade books for free with neighbors and friends. 607 more words

Different libraries around the world: digital library

Digital libraries have existed for more than a decade now, yet for many library users, they remain somewhat in the shadows, especially in comparison to ‘bricks and books’ physical library spaces. 638 more words

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