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Here's what Tampa Bay universities and colleges are doing to help fight coronavirus

University of South Florida The region's biggest research institution is tackling coronavirus on many fronts. USF Libraries has created a map that updates in real-time with the number of coronavirus cases and deaths, breaking down those statistics further into residential status, sex and age.... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-09 16:01:39 UTC ]
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PSA: Enjoy free digital movies, audiobooks, and more through your local library

Your local library might have closed its physical doors, but its digital holdings are still open to the public—and at all hours.Free loans on ebooks, movies, audiobooks, and magazines represent just one aspect of your library’s offerings for enrichment. Your library might also let you read... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2020-04-08 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Making the Switch from Little Free Libraries to Little Free Pantries

A number of little free library volunteer stewards -- both registered and unregistered with the Little Free Library organization – have switched from filling the mounted boxes in front of their homes with free books to filling them with household items. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected launches online services round-up

Charity Libraries Connected has launched Libraries From Home, a page on its website rounding up remote services libraries across the country are delivering during the coronavirus crisis.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 01:22:20 UTC ]
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How to Get Books When Bookstores and Libraries Are Closed

Even for people who have lost jobs or income during the coronavirus epidemic, there are books and reading material available online for free. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-04-03 09:00:21 UTC ]
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Bring it on

If March was dire, April may yet live up to its reputation as the cruellest month, as we all discover that without bookshops, libraries and festivals, this trade looks very different. A business just about, but not how we know it, or would like it to be. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 14:21:49 UTC ]
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Download Free Coloring Pages from Over 100 Museums and Libraries Worldwide

Grab your coloring instruments and get your art on with these free coloring pages from over 100 museums and libraries worldwide. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 10:39:16 UTC ]
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USF creates coronavirus tracking map to show cases and deaths throughout Florida

The University of South Florida has created a coronavirus-tracking map that shows users both the cases and deaths that occur from the virus spreading across the world. The tool was created by USF Libraries and the GIS unit of the digital heritage and humanities collections. It came to be after... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-26 11:30:43 UTC ]
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Tales of a Library Unicorn: In Which the Children Misunderstand Libraries

A librarian recounts giving an education on libraries and the book check out process to a young library patron. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-25 10:33:21 UTC ]
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Stuck at Home? Here are 20 of the Best Books on Hoopla Right Now

If you're stuck at home and bemoaning the absence of libraries from your life, don't fear! Here are some great books available on Hoopla right now. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-24 10:40:03 UTC ]
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The Coronavirus' Impact on Libraries Goes Beyond Books

Shuttering public libraries puts a strain on communities—even if it’s the only way to keep people safe. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2020-03-23 20:35:01 UTC ]
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Libraries that close due to coronavirus should keep the Wi-Fi on, says ALA.

More and more public libraries are temporarily closing shop across the country to limit the spread of coronavirus, but their Wi-Fi can still be a valuable resource for communities, the American Library Association said Monday. Libraries that close should leave their Wi-Fi open to the public... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 18:01:46 UTC ]
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When Libraries Close, It Feels Like the End of the World

We're still early in this new coronavirus crisis, but it's not too early to think about what we want—and what we'll need—for our libraries in the future. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How new performance trends in JavaScript are driving an ever-faster web [Q&A]

'Write once, run anywhere' was the promise that Sun Microsystems made for Java in the mid '90s. But front-end development trends suggest that it's really JavaScript -- and its fast-evolving libraries and frameworks -- that are executing on that promise today. To learn more about the JavaScript... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2020-03-19 11:48:08 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: March 19, 2020

THESE TIMES: Italy’s answer to coronavirus is a classic published almost 200 years ago · Big-hearted strangers are turning Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries · Ina Garten and Samin Nosrat are here to help with your lockdown cooking. | Lit Hub An environmentally ethical argument for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-19 10:30:29 UTC ]
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Big-hearted strangers turn Little Free Libraries into Little Free Pantries.

Are you desperately searching for proof that there is, in fact, still goodness in this crazy, mixed-up, pandemic-cowed world? You are? Well then, might I direct your attention to this Chicago neighborhood street corner? Seen in my Chicago neighborhood. Sign says “To help our neighbors affected... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-18 17:26:32 UTC ]
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Libraries Connected calls for 'clear decision' from government on library closures

Libraries Connected is calling on the government to issue "clear" guidance about closing libraries in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, highlighting "it is equally important that library staff are safeguarded during this period". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 08:33:36 UTC ]
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Macmillan drops controversial US e-book library policy

Macmillan has abandoned its controversial lending policy on e-books for US libraries in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 05:44:27 UTC ]
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Four short links: 16 March 2020

The Uncensored Library — Reporters Without Borders built a library in Minecraft, in which you can read banned books. (via Gizmodo) Shmoocon 2020 Talk Recordings — everything from email addresses to Verilog by way of Zero Trust, social media, and choose-your-own-adventure ransomware. Differential... Continue reading at 'O'Reilly Radar '

[ O'Reilly Radar | 2020-03-16 12:07:03 UTC ]
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Using School Libraries to Fight Fake News

How one school librarian has addressed fake news in his curriculum -- and how it can be replicated. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-15 10:31:27 UTC ]
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