Library Links 30th January 2015

Library Theory

A conversation with library editors

A historical look at the academic teaching library and the role of the teaching librarian

Video of Presentations From OCLC’s Developer House

Library Tech / Web

App learning for librarians

Twitter adds group chat and video

Social media: The best times to post

Collections / eResources

General Election 2015 – what are the plans for digital?

The British Library Mechanical Curator

Ebooks in 2015: trends and forecasts

The British Library Officially Opens New National Newspaper Building (33km of Newspapers, Low Oxygen Storage)

Global Open Knowledgebase receives additional Mellon funding to pioneer community-sourced management of digital content for education and research

25,000 Early English Books Open to Public

Poetry.net – the largest poetry resource online

Cornell University Hip Hop collection to go digital

The search for the lost library of Ivan the Terrible

Academic Libraries

7 library research support service trends from 2014

Aiding students with research

Academic integrity MOOC

Information Literacy

Information literacy in MOOCs

Radical Information Literacy webinar

Public Libraries

ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy Releases Draft of National Public Policy Agenda For Libraries

Library themed coffee to support the public library

Writers and Artists: visiting libraries

How US public libraries are helping the homeless

Publishing

Stories and statistics from library led publishing

Why GitHub is important for publishing

UNESCO and SciELO launch a new publication on 15 years of Open Access

Misc

Searching family history: 32 genealogy resources

Five libraries that go beyond books

Very Smart Car

America’s most beautiful public library

Some of Europe’s most magnificent libraries

Redosiris is currently reading This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

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