Libraries

University of South Florida Library Checks Out Drones

“Florida university library to lend drones to students” by Jareen Imam and published by CNN. You just know this is going to fit the library drama pattern. Think makerspaces and add in surveillance with a dose of “in my day, we checked out the classics from libraries, and we liked it!”

Libraries

Link: Librarypedia: The Future of Libraries and Wikipedia

Wikipedia and libraries connect to one another in a circle of research and dissemination. Wikipedia is becoming the starting point for research for many; it can in turn lead readers back to other sources and encourage them to engage in deeper learning within their library.

Libraries

Google Prevails Over Authors in Digital Books Case

Reported by Jonathan Stempel and published by Reuters. Google Inc on Thursday won the dismissal of a lawsuit by authors who accused it of digitally copying millions of books for an online library without permission. “In my view, Google Books provide significant public benefits,” Chin wrote.