Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pic of the Week – You are safe!!! … ???

You are safe and secured now! Or are you? Which side of the door would you rather be at?

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How to break a Kindle

In January this year I bought a Kindle for about $200 including p&p.  Amazon delivered it in much less than a week to the Melbourne office. I really liked my Kindle and bought books, downloaded free books, used the one … Continue reading

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Oxford Social Media Day

The Oxford University Libraries hosted a Oxford Social Media 2011 event on 8 Sep 2011 and there were some pretty interesting and useful stuff put up by the presenters around how to use social media for library marketing and branding.

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21st-Century Learning – Saltire Learning Centre

The Saltire Centre is the hub of Glasgow Caledonian University for many students and serves as the beacon for learning. The Centre is the outcome of the University’s attempt to change learning and the notion of a library into a … Continue reading

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Amazing race, how sweet the sound…

Amazing. Alphabet soup, with chopsticks… Pic of the Week … of screaming students in the [shhhh] Library! “Outrageous?” “Unheard of?” “Steady on!” WARNING: This item is not suitable for those who esteem the sacred, time-honoured, tranquillity of  the library. A … Continue reading

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An Unconventional Library – Street Books

We always conceive libraries to be buildings with concrete walls and with rows and rows of bookshelves lined up with books. And we get so excited (or at least I do) about new libraries with new technologies and innovative designs … Continue reading

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shameless cross promotion of a blog – timor-leste library study tour

part of being a well round and grounded library person, i reckon, is getting out and seeing libraries beyond one’s normal understanding of what a library is and does. so in order to live according to my beliefs, earlier this … Continue reading

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The Vatican Library reopened its doors with RFID

On this day last year (20 Sep 2010), the Vatican Library reopened its doors with RFID solutions. The Vatican Library (the library of the Holy See) is one of the oldest libraries in the world and houses many of the … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Windows 8

Want an operating system that works on the PC as well as the tablet? You will have it very soon on Windows 8, the all-in-one Operating System. Microsoft showed off its new OS running on a Samsung tablet last week … Continue reading

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Pic of the Week – Tenerife Public Library, Spain

Isn’t this pretty?

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