Librarians have always taught patrons how to use the tools that serve their information needs. We had to explain card catalogs, vertical … [Continue Reading]
Library Systems Landscape 2015: Managing Multiplicity SirsiDynix Adds to Community Funded Services Suite Ex Libris Launches Developer … [Continue Reading]
Spring has arrived. Despite seasons of budget cutbacks, education leaders are spending again. In the last several months, two separate … [Continue Reading]
ProQuest Ebook Central Enters Beta, University Libraries in Five Countries Testing New Service, Features
By Gary Price on June 24, 2015
From Today’s PQ Announcement: ProQuest Ebook Central integrates key elements from both ebrary and EBL – Ebook Library, along with all-new functionality, eliminating the complexities surrounding ebooks and delivering a superior experience for end-users and librarians. [Clip] Beta users include libraries at Oxford University, University of Michigan, Fordham Law Library and University of Wollongong. The beta release also includes […]
By Daryl Grabarek on June 24, 2015
Through interactive activities users will have an opportunity to explore a museum designed by Frank Gehry and consider some of the decisions an architect makes about shape, color, pattern, and light as they design their own buildings.
Jake Orlowitz of the Wikipedia Library Project reports that Wikipedia will be having quite a presence at ALA Annual in San Francisco this week. Here are some details: #WikiLovesALA editathon The Wikipedia Library invites you to the #WikiLovesALA editathon on June 26 from 1pm to 4pm at the Wikimedia Foundation Office, in celebration of the […]
By Lauren Barack on June 18, 2015
If you’re a humanities educator who works with students in grades 6 through college, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) wants to hear from you. With a $96,000 grant, DPLA is seeking applicants to join an Education Advisory Committee to create resources to support student research.