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Torching The Modern-Day Library Of Alexandria

Google’s secret effort to scan every book in the world, codenamed “Project Ocean,” began in earnest in 2002 when Larry Page and Marissa Mayer sat down in the office together with a 300-page book and a metronome. 49 more words


Net Neutrality

In Chapter 8 of Foundations of Library and Information Science, Richard Rubin discusses information policy issues. One of the more prescient issues discussed is that of Internet (Network) Neutrality. 471 more words


#supportlibraries Saturday - The Program

Hey guys!

So I’m sure as most of you know, books are bloody expensive. Really damn expensive. Which makes book blogging an expensive hobby.

However, I, being a friggin’ genius, have come up with #supportlibraries Saturday, where I grab one book from the library each weekend and review it. 299 more words

Book Blog

And The Winner is.. How libraries can support students working for at better life on campus

Altruism. I find people who are voluntarily doing things for other people simply because they think it makes a different, one of the most beautiful things in this world. 846 more words


Southwark Libraries: the beginning (part two)

By Emma Sweeney, Learning and Engagement Officer for Southwark Libraries and Heritage

In part one we heard about the ‘uproar’ and ‘hubbub’ that greeted proposals to open publicly funded libraries in the parishes of Southwark. 1,378 more words


Guest Blogging: "Transforming Teen Services: Getting Teens Passionate About Civics (It can happen!)"

My monthly YALSA blog post is up! This time about it’s about something that is particularly relevant to what’s going on in the world around us. 746 more words