Library Links 6th February 2015

Library Theory

Updated IFLA toolkit: Libraries and the UN post-2015 development agenda

Library Tech / Web

2015 technology trends to watch

Measure the Future, library analytics

The usefulness of TwitterVideo for Libraries

Virtual conferencing and meeting systems: resources for online connections

Never trust a corporation to do a library’s job~
And, Google’s slow fade with librarians

New blog added: Content Marketing for Libraries

What is Proximity Marketing?

eTools.ch – metasearch

Collections / eResources

Google Earth Pro is now free

Leading in the Digital World: Opportunities for Canada’s Memory Institutions

Saving human knowledge at 800 pages an hour

Simthsonian Libraries Artists’ books collection online

Wellcome Library and Jisc announce partners in 19th century medical collections digitisation project

Confederation of Open Access Repositories release Interoperability Roadmap

Hathi Trust 2014 year in review

ProQuest Most-Accessed Dissertations and Theses

Academic Libraries

Fire at large unique Russian academic library goes up in flames 😦

Merging the distance

How important are school libraries?

Information Literacy

Framework, standards and keeping it local

Public Libraries

This Saturday is National Libraries Day
National Libraries Day homepage

Support for innovative public library projects

Susan – Special Collections librarian at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Joanne Harris on public libraries

Cataloguing/Metadata

Linking libraries to the web: Linked data and the future of the bibliographic record

A look at Amazon’s data-centre ecosystem

Publishing

Controversy over Harper Lee sequel

Misc

St Jerome: Patron Saint of Librarians

Leeds Lending Library

Leaky’s bookshop – Inverness, Scotland

Redosiris is currently reading Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

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