04 août 2018

Le CNFPT et le ministère de la Culture, partenaires pour la formation continue des agents des bibliothèques

Le Centre national de la fonction publique territoriale (CNFPT), le ministère de la Culture et la Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) s'engagent dans un partenariat visant à définir les modalités d' "accompagnement au changement" des bibliothèques territoriales dans plusieurs champs : la transition bibliographique (accompagnement à la transformation des catalogues et des données des bibliothèques), les évolutions numériques et leurs impacts métier, l'accompagnement des collectivités territoriales dans le développement de la lecture et dans la transformation des bibliothèques "aux nouveaux usages et attentes de la population". Plus...

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03 août 2018

Ricciotti, la Bibliothèque Humaniste

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. La Bibliothèque humaniste de Sélestat rouvre au public, le 23 juin 2018 après 4 années de travaux (Christian Robischon, Le Moniteur, 20 juin 2018). Plus...

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6 Questions About Library and Information Science

By Joshua Kim. Some of us are having a conversation about learning innovation as an emergent academic discipline. See:

There are some things about the scholarship of learning innovation that may relate to the discipline of library and information science (LIS). More...

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Lance Eaton's Audiobook Library: Instructional Designer / Doctoral Student

By Joshua Kim. There is actually so much great stuff on By Any Other Nerd, written so openly and beautifully, that it is easy to get sucked into Lance’s world. You should check it out. More...

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Responsible Freedoms

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Further thoughts on how core library values apply to our digital world.
Supporting intellectual freedom is a bedrock principle for libraries, yet it carries with it a host of issues. Public libraries deal with challenges to books, displays, and programs constantly. More...

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02 août 2018

Cyberattack Causes Outage for Library Consortium

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The Online Computer Library Center, a global cooperative that provides resources, research and programming to libraries, experienced a systemwide cyberattack Thursday, causing a six- to eight-hour outage for many users. More...

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'Forbes,' Attacked by Librarians, Yanks Essay

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Forbes has pulled an essay by a professor that advocated that Amazon stores replace public libraries and thus save the taxpayers money. Librarians and library supporters responded by saying that the article was ill informed and didn't reflect the many roles libraries play. More...

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01 août 2018

Library acquisition patterns: Preliminary findings

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Several years ago, we set out to better understand how both library acquisition practices and the distribution patterns of publishers and vendors were evolving over time. More...

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29 juillet 2018

How we discovered three poisonous books in our university library

The ConversationSome may remember the deadly book of Aristotle that plays a vital part in the plot of Umberto Eco’s 1980 novel The Name of the Rose. Poisoned by a mad Benedictine monk, the book wreaks havoc in a 14th-century Italian monastery, killing all readers who happen to lick their fingers when turning the toxic pages. More...

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26 juillet 2018

Who’s Welcome Here?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. To continue my posts relating core library values to our broader information landscape, I am going to scramble them up a bit. I had intended to go alphabetically (an order that does not seem absolutely obvious and natural to many of our students – they probably have a point, there). More...

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