Video from NY Mag about the NYC Libraries and their role in the community.
Roy Tennant sits down with Valerie Aurora of the Ada Initiative during Code4Lib14 for a discussion on technology, feminism, and libraries.
“What if we do, in fact, know best?: A Response to the OCLC Report on DH and Research Libraries” written by Dot Porter (@leoba) and published by DH+LIB.
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.
What’s one thing your library is doing that you wish other people knew about? Share your experience with Eduhacker or submit a guest-post.
How to Create a Digital Workflow for Archival Research Written by Dan Royles and published by Profhacker.
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.
The tagline for Google Helpouts is “real help from real people in real time.” Doesn’t that sound awfully similar to a librarian? Learn how libraries may face a new threat.
Written by Mélanie Berliet and published by the New York Observer. For a grand total of $225 per semester, Felix rents nine small cubbies, which he has named according to their contents: two “closets” (one for dressy clothes, another for casual), a “desk” (laptop, DVD player, several Ziploc bags filled with pens and pencils, stamps,… Read more »