Category Archives: Library

All I Want From Life Is Books, More Books & Vino

Books and wine … wine is bottled poetry. My book club can read books in between glasses of wine!! We have a big book problem! Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. 🙂 ‘Sometimes … Continue reading

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DigiLibraries – free eBooks

Free eBooks (Academic Titles Too) Title: DigiLibraries : The Best eBooks Library Author: DigiLibraries.com Source: http://digilibraries.com/ http://digilibraries.com/ The Internet, Online, 13/11/2017 Search By   Title, Author Or Subject Classified By Subject Antiques & Collectibles 13 Architecture 36 Art 47 Bibles 22 … Continue reading

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Quartz Article On SCI-HUB

The subscription fees charged by academic publishers have risen so high in recent years that even wealthy American universities have said they can’t afford them. When Harvard Library reported its subscription costs had reached $3.5 million per year in a … Continue reading

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Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help”

Title: Report From IFLA: “Real Solutions to Fake News: How Libraries Help” Author: IFLA Filed By: Gary Price Full Text & Source: http://www.infodocket.com/2017/08/20/report-from-ifla-real-solutions-to-fake-news-how-libraries-help/ The Internet, Online, 21/08/2017 Sample Text Freedoms of access to information and expression online are at risk. … Continue reading

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Rudai 23: A New Online Course for Information Professionals

The course is certified by the Library Association of Ireland.This course will be of interest to information professionals who would like to learn more about using web tools for professional development and promoting your library. Continue reading

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Library Workers: Facts & Figures

Title:Library Workers: Facts & Figures Author:Department For Professional Employees, USA Full Text & Source:http://dpeaflcio.org/programs-publications/issue-fact-sheets/library-workers-facts-figures/ The Internet, Online, 01/07/2016 Sample Text: Libraries and library staff provide essential services for schools, universities, and communities.  Americans use libraries for free, reliable, and organized … Continue reading

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You are not what you read

Title: You are not what you read Author: Sam Thielman, The Guardian Newspaper Full Text & Source: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/jan/13/us-library-records-purged-data-privacy The Internet, Online, 27/06/2016 Sample Text: US libraries are doing something even the most security-conscious private firm would never dream of: deleting … Continue reading

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Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever

Title:Create Reading Happiness: Librarians matter now more than ever Author: Adam Sockel, OverDrive Blogs Full Text & Source: http://blogs.overdrive.com/general/2016/04/01/create-reading-happiness-librarians-matter-now-more-t The Internet, Online, 01/06/2016 Sample Text: Librarians provide not just access to endless knowledge but they also know how to help … Continue reading

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Professional Reading for Librarians

Title:Professional Reading for Librarians Published By: Pinterest Full Text & Source: https://www.pinterest.com/peterals/professional-reading-for-librarians/ The Internet, Online, 30/05/2016 Sample Text: Visual Literacy for Libraries: A Practical, Standards-Based Guide – Books / Professional Development – Books for Academic Librarians – New Products – … Continue reading

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13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You

Title: 13 Things Librarians Won’t Tell You Author: Michelle Crouch, Reader’s Digest Full Text & Source: http://www.rd.com/advice/work-career/librarians-wont-tell-you/ The Internet, Online, 14/05/2016 Sample Text: 1. Our most popular 
e-book? Fifty Shades of Grey. Everyone wanted to read it—but nobody wanted anyone … Continue reading

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Librarian’s role in creating readers

Title: Librarian’s role in creating readers Author:National Library of New Zealand Full Text & Source:http://schools.natlib.govt.nz/creating-readers/creating-readers-strategies/librarians-role-creating-readers The Internet, Online, 4/05/2016 Sample Text: School librarians are an important member of the group of adults charged with creating readers, which includes parents, teachers, librarians. … Continue reading

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School Librarian’s Role in Reading Toolkit

Title: School Librarian’s Role in Reading Toolkit Author: American Library Association Full Text & Source: http://www.ala.org/aasl/advocacy/tools/toolkits/role-reading The Internet, Online, 30/4/2016 Sample Text: Excerpt from the School Librarian’s Role in Reading Position Statement Reading is a foundational skill for 21st-century learners. … Continue reading

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Book Collectors – Catalogue Your Rare Books

Title: Guidelines for the Cataloguing of Rare Books Author: Brian Hillyard, CILIP Full Text & Source: http://www.cilip.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Guidlines%20for%20the%20Cataloguing%20of%20Rare%20Books.pdf The Internet, Online, 27/4/2016 Sample Text Contents Foreword Introduction A: Description B: Access C: Provenance and binding information: recording and indexing Endnotes Introduction … Continue reading

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Cataloguing Made Easy:

Title:  Cataloguing Made Easy:Scan Your Media, Books & More Into Your Library With Your iPhone Author: Bakari Chavanu, Make Use Of Full Text & Source: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/cataloguing-made-easy-scan-your-media-books-more-into-your-library-with-your-iphone/ The Internet, Online, 14/2/2016 Sample Text: Cataloguing your books, DVDs, games, and other media … Continue reading

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7 Apps for Cataloguing Your Home Library

Title: 7 Apps for Cataloguing Your Home Library  (great article) Author: Emily VanBuren, Inside Higher Ed Full Text & Source: https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/gradhacker/7-apps-cataloguing-your-home-library The Internet, Online, 14/4/2016 Sample Text: Summer is just around the corner, and I’ve been drawing up a list … Continue reading

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Open Library – Borrow, Read & Connect

Title: Open Library:One Webpage For Everybook Author: Aaron Swartz, Brewster Kahle and Internet Archive, California Full Text & Source:https://openlibrary.org/ Sample Text One web page for every book ever published. It’s a lofty but achievable goal. To build Open Library, we … Continue reading

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Love This Site – Read Any Book Free Online

Title: Read Any Book Author: ReadAnyBook Full Text & Source:http://www.readanybook.com/ The Internet, Online, 13/4/2016 Sample Text Books by genre Literature 2396 Classic Authors 1871 Poetry 2295 Drama 1542 Children 3001 New Books & Old Authors In Every Section Comedy 84 … Continue reading

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Google Books – Online Library

Title: Google Books Author: Google Full Text & Source:https://books.google.com/?hl=en The Internet, Online, 11/4/2016 Sample Text: Search the full text of books Search Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books or on Google.com. When we … Continue reading

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What does a Librarian do?

Title: What does a Librarian do? Author: Sokanu Full Text & Source:https://www.sokanu.com/careers/librarian/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2016 Sample Text: A librarian is a professional trained in information science. Working at a school, a local library, or even for the government, a … Continue reading

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