25 mai 2017

LaGuardia Community College opens newly expanded and renovated library

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. LaGuardia Community College celebrated the completion of a $15 million expansion and renovation of its library last week. More...

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22 mai 2017

11 Answers from a University Librarian

By Joshua Kim. This past March I posted 11 questions for the attendees of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) bi-annual conference. More...

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20 mai 2017

6 Ways to Feed Innovation in Your Library

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The 225,000‐square‐foot building includes multiple display walls running at a resolution six times better than high-def; a whacked out game lab; a wide visualization space; creativity studios; nearly a hundred group study rooms and learning spaces; glass walls and writable surfaces anywhere you might lay an erasable marker; bookBot, a robotic book storage center with capacity for 2 million volumes; reconfigurable seating and tables everywhere (including a reported 60 different types of designer furniture); plus high-performance computing (HPC) and high-speed storage. More...

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19 mai 2017

Seattle librarians start fake news survival class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. The Seattle Public Library system is now arming patrons with the tools they need to weed out fake news by launching a class called the Fake News Survival Guide. It’s already sparked a lot of interest from the public, other city libraries, and even libraries across the country. More...

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16 mai 2017

La bibliothèque géante de l’université Paris-Saclay ouvrira 24 h/24

C’est le projet emblématique de l’université Paris-Saclay. A la fois bibliothèque géante et lieu de rencontres entre étudiants, chercheurs et start-up, le learning center, littéralement le « centre d’apprentissage », à la mode dans les pays anglo-saxons, doit s’implanter d’ici 2020 dans le quartier du Moulon en plein cœur du campus. Voir l'article...

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10 mai 2017

Les BU d'Aix-Marseille Université élargissent leurs horaires

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "laprovence.com"Le projet présenté par Aix-Marseille université (AMU) en réponse au plan national "Bibliothèques ouvertes +" a été retenu et subventionné par le ministère de l’Éducation nationale, de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche. Il permet d’élargir les horaires le soir, le week-end et en période de révisions dans les bibliothèques universitaires (BU) où la demande est la plus forte. Au sein d’AMU, les BU de lettres et de droit à Aix, la BU médecine à Marseille sont concernées. L’élargissement des horaires sera progressif et est déjà en place à la BU médecine (de 8h à 22h du lundi au vendredi et de 10h à 17h le samedi), en octobre 2017 puis janvier 2018 pour les BU lettres et droit à Aix. Voir l'article...

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02 mai 2017

How Libraries Became Public II

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Women had a lot to do with it, just as masculinity has a lot to do with our current tech environment.
Here’s another interesting thing about the origins of American public libraries. We have women to thank for most of them. More...

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28 avril 2017

How Libraries Became Public

By Barbara Fister. It was during an era much like ours when the public library became an American institution. Read more...

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26 avril 2017

Report: AI and IoT to Change Academic and Research Libraries in Years to Come

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In the next year or two, research data management and the valuing of the user experience will drive technology adoption in research and academic libraries. The growth of research reports through online library databases is making it easier for students, faculty and researchers to access and build upon existing ideas and work. More...

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Why Gen Z needs librarians now more than ever

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. Whether guiding research or introducing new technology, today’s librarian gives Gen Z the skills and tools they need to move from ‘getting it right now’ to ‘getting it right.’Librarians and media specialists are in a unique position within schools, since they are very often the person responsible for introducing students to new technologies, and are also on the front lines when it comes to connecting students to meaningful sources for research. More...

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