We are delighted to publish the first of two reports about a visit to the Met Office National Meteorological Library & Archive in Exeter on 15th November 2017. 3,027 more words
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The attitude toward the library has changed since the institution’s early days as a place of solitude and introspection, reading and contemplation. As demonstrated in this year’s 82 building projects, completed between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017, academic and public institutions are now regarded as places of community, of gathering, and of collaboration, even as reading remains in play. 1,021 more words
Doha, Qatar: The new Qatar National Library (QNL) building in Education City will open its doors to the public for the first time on Tuesday, giving residents access to more than one million books, periodicals, and special collections, as well as the QNL Heritage Library. 219 more words
Text description provided by the architects. MVRDV in collaboration with local architects TUPDI has completed the Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 cultural centre featuring a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. 649 more words
Facet Publishing have announced the release of the second edition of Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources by Marie R. Kennedy and Cheryl LaGuardia.
As every frontline librarian knows, if library users really knew and understood how many resources are made available to them online, they wouldn’t go to alternative information providers to do their research. 303 more words