“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!”
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.