Monthly Archives: August 2011

10,000 Paper Planes

In 2010, Ross Coulter received a George Mora Foundation fellowship which supports contemporary Australian artists, and gives them research support at the State Library of Victoria. Ross wanted to capture the flight of thoughts, ideas and dreams and created this … Continue reading

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University of Aberdeen Library – Due to open in Sep 2011

The new University of Aberdeen Library (project worth £57 million) is due to open in September 2011.

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hidden talents, #1 Kimberley from Mallala in SA

There are many hidden talents in the SPUN community, which I often stumble upon in the course of general daily conversations.For example, I found out the other day that Mallala (South Australia) library manager Kimberley Hargrave makes some pretty cool … Continue reading

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Trends in Library Training and Learning 2011 Online Conference

Trends in Library Training and Learning: Developing Staff Skills for the 21st Century. August 10 – 11, 2011

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Pic of the Week – Changing Technology

Did we change technology or did technology change us?

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Video Tour – Library of Congress

A wonderful 90 minute film about the Library of Congress that you should not missed! C-SPAN premiered a new documentary on the Library of Congress last week (18th Jul). The Americans had the luxury to watch the documentary premiere on … Continue reading

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Living Stories – The Future of Journalism?

Living Stories is a joint collaboration project between Google, The New York Times and The Washington Post. This experimental project is developing a new way of presenting news. It is a great concept as it links up all related news contents … Continue reading

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21st-Century Learning – Drexel Library Learning Terrace

The Drexel University Library finally opened its new Library Learning Terrace after a 2-month delay in schedule on June 3 – Drexel University Libraries unveil Library Learning Terrace to over 250 in attendance at opening The Terrace is about allowing students … Continue reading

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