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Ten libraries facing closure in Hampshire

Ten libraries could be closed across Hampshire with others having their opening hours reduced after the local authority announced plans to slash £1.76m from the service’s budget. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 01:00:51 UTC ]
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These are 2019’s most-borrowed digital books.

Rakuten OverDrive, a platform for digital books (used by more than 43,000 libraries and schools worldwide), has released a list of its most-borrowed ebooks and audiobooks in 2019. There are no real surprises on the list, besides maybe the fact that so many people want to listen to a woman tell... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 19:19:19 UTC ]
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How Libraries Help People In Cold Weather

When libraries help people in cold weather, they become a critical service for teens, the elderly, and unsheltered people. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-07 11:35:59 UTC ]
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Darlington Council to spend £2.9m on library spared from closure

Darlington Borough Council will pay £2.9m to keep one of its libraries open after abandoning plans to close it. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 21:59:32 UTC ]
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Electronic Arts is banning some Linux gamers from Battlefield V

Some Linux gamers who are using Wine to play Battlefield V are finding themselves permanently banned from the game. Player using the DXVK package are falling foul of Electronic Arts' anti-cheat system, seemingly because the DXVK Direct3D DLLs -- used to render 3D scenes in Wine -- are detected,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-01-04 10:03:20 UTC ]
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Essex libraries campaigners hit out at 'commercialisation' of service

Plans for Essex libraries by the county council have sent “alarm bells ringing” about increased commercialisation of the service, a campaign group has said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 02:02:07 UTC ]
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£3m investment will improve 'clunky' system, says head of Essex libraries

The head of Essex's libraries has branded the county's current library IT system "clunky and out of date", as she hails the opportunity to invest in the service. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 00:45:10 UTC ]
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What Can Heal the Publisher-Library Divide? Data

The best way to end the e-book standoff between publishers and libraries is to use data. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How Libraries Are Adapting To Their Senior Populations: Critical Linking, December 18, 2019

A daily roundup of the most interesting and awesome bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:30:11 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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How Libraries Are Dealing With Bedbugs

Bedbugs in public libraries are becoming routine. Luckily, there are a few things that librarians can do to stop them...starting with preparation. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-17 11:32:47 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected to launch income-generation funding scheme

Libraries Connected is using a £150,000 Arts Council England grant for a training and mentoring programme helping services develop funding strategies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 04:51:52 UTC ]
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The Little Free Libraries of East Rogers Park

One reader takes a trip through their neighborhood of East Rogers Park in Chicago and explores the Little Free Libraries. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-14 11:33:25 UTC ]
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L.A. libraries will stop collecting late fees for overdue books and other materials

L.A. city officials cancel library fines, which some believe discourage working families from taking advantage of books and other library offerings. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-13 18:32:41 UTC ]
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What Google's focus on web frameworks means for front-end development [Q&A]

If the recent Chrome Dev Summit was evidence of what Google thinks is hot in web development, then frameworks were one of the clear winners. More specifically, client-side frameworks and libraries like Angular, Vue and React, and larger web frameworks like Next.js. We spoke to Tim Neutkens, lead... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2019-12-13 14:35:38 UTC ]
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ALA Midwinter 2020: On E-books, Librarians Must Hold the Line

As librarians gather in Philadelphia for the 2020 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the future of digital content in libraries remains uncertain. Librarians must stay engaged. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Why It's Time to Quantify the Library's Role in the Reading Marketplace

Guy LeCharles Gonzalez argues that everyone would benefit from a collaborative, good-faith, and transparent effort to effectively measure the impact of libraries on book discovery, author brand development, and consumer sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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State Library Victoria proves libraries aren't just about books: they're about community

In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 18:49:50 UTC ]
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How Libraries Are Getting Members To Return: Critical Linking, December 3, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-03 11:30:46 UTC ]
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AOC Reminds Us Libraries Aren’t “Free Stuff:” Critical Linking, November 29, 2019

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-29 11:30:56 UTC ]
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