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Penn acquires an occult and alchemical collection
ALA News ALA launches new E-Rate initiative
Posted January 28, 2015 | Comments: 0
Wearable tech in 1922 was a radio inside your top hat
American Libraries Online Selecting the (mock) Newbery and Caldecott winners
Posted January 27, 2015 | Comments: 0
Youth Media Award logo
“Read a book, yo!” That’s the unofficial motto of a group of students at Derby Academy in Hingham, Massachusetts. They took it from N. D. Wilson’s Boys of Blur, a book many of them were introduced to as part of their school library’s mock Newbery Medal election program this year.
Posted January 27, 2015 | Comments: 0
Multiple issues with the Goodnight Moon bedroom
American Libraries Online The winner of the AL Who Inspires You? contest
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 0
Vannevar Bush's concept of the memex. From darpa.mil
The January 26 New Yorker has an article about Brewster Kahle, the Internet Archive, and its Wayback Machine. Jill Lepore’s article is titled “The Cobweb” and it sits under the heading of Annals of Technology. Take a look.
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 0
Library Simplified
What if our patrons could get to the ebooks of their choice in just three clicks? Click once to discover, click twice to download, and the third click to read. Does this sound like science fiction? Well, we may know soon.
Posted January 26, 2015 | Comments: 1
Medieval speech bubbles
American Libraries Online Early childhood literacy is front-page news
Posted January 23, 2015 | Comments: 0
Investing in makerspaces
American Libraries Online Libraries Transforming Communities
Posted January 22, 2015 | Comments: 0
Glimpses of Alice
American Libraries Online Next AL Live: Storage, disaster recovery, and archiving in the cloud
Posted January 21, 2015 | Comments: 0
Prepare for a Godzilla invasion at your library
Midwinter Meeting News ALA hosts two-day blood drive
Posted January 20, 2015 | Comments: 0