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MDJOnline.comNorth Fulton volunteers among honorees at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System ...MDJOnline.comThe Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System on April 22 honored its 2016 volunteers, including several from Roswell, Milton and Alpharetta. The Harriet Macklin Adult Volunteer of the Year Award — recently renamed for a volunteer who served over 2,000 ... [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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The Morning JournalGirls, moms enjoy tea, books at Avon Lake Public LibraryThe Morning JournalPop-up book collector Corinne Jalkanen displays one of the dozens of pop-up books she brough for her presentation during the Annual Mother-Daughter Tea at the Avon Lake Public Library on April 30, 2017. Richard Payerchin — The [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Patch.comThis Week In Wayland: Bestselling Author Visits Wayland Public LibraryPatch.comWAYLAND, MA—The Wayland Reads program continues with the next installment featuring a bestselling author at the Wayland Public Library. On Wednesday, May 3, from 7-9 p.m., author B.A. Shapiro will discuss her latest book, "The Art Forger." She is also ... [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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KRTV Great Falls NewsDedication ceremony held for Great Falls Public Library muralKRTV Great Falls NewsTo cap off the month-long "Festival of the Book," the Great Falls Public Library held a dedication ceremony for a new mural to remember the late Alma Smith Jacobs, who was the chief librarian in Great [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Sierra SunTechnology, diversity programs face loss of fundingSierra SunAt libraries throughout the state, students can learn programming language to write and execute code that controls digital technology through the NCLabs online coding course. "It's super important in terms of 21st century literacy," said Tammy ... [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Beatrice Daily SunLibrary director celebrating 40 years on the jobBeatrice Daily SunThe current location was also built to welcome the computer age, and Riedesel said technology revolutionized the library just as it has every other aspect of 21st century life. “There was a time some of my colleagues were very [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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The lessons to be drawn from this, are the same ones that Siva Vaidhyanathan listed when talking about the Google Books projects. The academic production of knowledge should not be used to make profit, but to improve society. Academic knowledge is, or at least should be a common. The fact [...]
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Topic: ArchivesLibrariesMoviesThese days, nearly all of the films from all of the major studios are shot and edited digitally. Like Lubezki, filmmakers have switched to digital because it allows a far greater range of special effects, filming conditions, and editing techniques. Directors no longer have to wait for film stock [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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The Cross Timbers GazetteFlower Mound Library set for new chapterThe Cross Timbers GazetteThe reconfiguration of the library's technology would result in fewer computer workstations and more charging stations to accommodate patrons' utilization of personal smartphones, laptops, and tablets. More space for different uses would also be added; ... [...]
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
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Centre Library plans its first comic conLock Haven Expressr “Technology @ the Library” session with the library's tech coordinator — 1-2 p.m. Monday, May 29. Drop in for free one-on-one training and answers to technology questions. Bring your gadget or computer. For more information about any of these ... [...]
Fri, Apr 28, 2017
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Topic: InternetBut what we're left with is the real prospect of foreign powers manipulating public discourse, and no clear way to fix it. As with false reporting, Facebook has laid out a plan for more aggressive action against fake accounts, but it's running up against more serious limits. Even more [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Topic: BooksChildren's fiction helped drive UK book sales to a record £3.5bn last year, the Publishers Association (PA) has said. The 6% rise came despite the waning popularity of ebooks, which saw sales fall by 3% to £538m last year. Sales of children's books rose 16% to £365m, with the increase due [...]
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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