Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pinterest Board on QR Codes

Are you making any headway with QR codes? If you are not, then you ought to visit this Pinterest board showcasing the many interesting things you can do with QR codes.

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Orchard oasis

Singapore is known as a Garden City so it came as no surprise recently to witness a section of its bustling shopping precinct, Orchard Road, turned into a rather pleasant, though ornamentally disturbing, backyard! The temporary setting was created to promote the Singapore Garden … Continue reading

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The Global eBook Market 2011: Current Conditions and Future Projections

This global ebook market report takes a look at the emerging ebook markets across Europe and two BRIC countries: Brazil and China as compared to the more mature ebook markets in the United States and United Kingdom. The study portrays, for … Continue reading

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Librarian + Internet = Better Tomatoes

Love this video : Putting on my ex-librarian’s hat, this would be a really wonderful rewarding experience – to find your users beaming from the use of your library services and being able to truly change their lives for the … Continue reading

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What’s In A Name?

What happens when a kid judges a book by its cover? Click below to see a six-year-old’s cute and hilarious interpretations of classic novels based on looking at their covers. Judging a Book by Its Cover: A 6-year-old Guesses What … Continue reading

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Pic-of-the-Week : Evolution

This is amazing! This can be very educational if the appropriate authorities come together and enhance the work.

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Let your graphics do the talking!

Here’s another interesting online application “Wordle” that allows you to create a visual artistic representation based on a bunch of text. Just like Tagxedo, you can easily create impressive images for your presentations in split seconds.

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Social Media – A cupcake story

Here’s an interesting, short (and sweet) video about the value of social media, making a connection between a student, a baker and a bank.

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Dalian Public Library

The Hong Kong-based 10 Design team recently won the Library Design Competition to build a 55,400 m² public library in Dalian, China. Led by studio design partner Ted Givens, the 6 storey structure is described as a ‘transformative environment’ by … Continue reading

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Twitter Use 2012

A Winter and Spring telephone survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in the first quarter of 2012 found that the proportion of online American adults who use Twitter on a typical day has doubled since May 2011 and has … Continue reading

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