Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs

What does the future of Library and Information Science look like? What do patrons expect from libraries? This infographic from USC has some answers. The post Infographic: Future of Library and Information Science Jobs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Library of the Future: New Ways To Think About Libraries

Taking a look at some of the world's most innovative libraries and library projects as a way of looking toward the future of these important institutions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-26 11:38:35 UTC ]
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A science fiction anthology imagines our post-pandemic future

The latest installment in MIT’s Twelve Tomorrows series toggles between utopian and dystopian. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Job cuts on the way as Frankfurt Book Fair considers future plans

The Frankfurt Book Fair has warned job cuts are on the way as director Juergen Boos outlined future “modernising” plans that will see virtual events play a larger part in future fairs. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Can Science Fiction Help Us Govern for the Future?

Authors Kim Stanley Robinson and Malka Older discuss how storytelling can help us govern for the future. Continue reading at Slate

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Why this Brooklyn library is betting on a future that’s bigger than books

Brooklyn’s Greenpoint library and environmental education center, by Marble Fairbanks and Scape, points to a climate-literate future. Here’s how. I have spent a lot of time in libraries in my day. But not one like this.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Future present? How science fiction sees our world in 2050.

Science fiction writers, gazing into the future, envision space-based cargo movers and robots that may eliminate the need for humans to work. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Visions of the future: five dark warnings from the world of classic science fiction

Science fiction is fast becoming science fact, which should be cause for concern. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Journalism and Libraries: ‘Both Exist to Support Strong, Well-Informed Communities’

In Weare, New Hampshire, a small town about 45 minutes from the state’s southern border with Massachusetts, the local newspaper Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-20 19:15:00 UTC ]
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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and "save taxpayers lots of money" now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Why Susan Orlean sees a bright future for public libraries

If you want to get Susan Orlean riled up, just ask her about the economist who suggested the government could eliminate public libraries and “save taxpayers lots of money” now that we have Amazon for books and Starbucks as a gathering place. This modest proposal was published on Forbes.com... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Myriad Futures of Libraries

There shouldn’t be some grand, exalted vision of the library's future, writes University of Washington iSchool professor Joe Janes—there should be lots of them. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SoA calls on ACE to increase diversity in the arts and secure libraries' future

The Society of Authors (SoA) has responded to Arts Council England’s consultation on its future strategy, saying it would like ACE to do more to increase diversity in the arts, secure the future of the library service and ensure that young people from all backgrounds can engage in cultural activity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Leadsom vows to campaign for 'sustainable future' of libraries

Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom has promised to campaign for the "sustainable future" of libraries after visiting one threatened with closure in Northamptonshire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As colleges ditch books, the future of the campus library is changing

As major universities like UC Berkeley abandon traditional book collections, the role of campus libraries is starting to look a little different from the good old days of an offline era. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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European Research Libraries Say ‘Neighboring Rights’ Oppose Open Science

Declaring that 'the current copyright framework is unfit for the digital age,' the chief of the Europe's research libraries organization speaks out against "neighboring rights,' related rights, for publishers. The post European Research Libraries Say ‘Neighboring Rights’ Oppose Open Science... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BBC investigation finds 8,000 library jobs lost in six years

Widespread library closures across the UK have resulted in the loss of almost 8,000 jobs in the last six years, according to a report by the BBC. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaigners must be 'realistic' about future of libraries

Libraries and campaigners have to be "realistic" about what future libraries can offer as funding cuts mean the Libraries Taskforce was "having to make some trade-offs I'm not thrilled about," its c.e.o Kathy Settle said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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