Latest Library Links 31st March 2015

Library Theory

Prototyping the Library of the Future – video

User Experience in Libraries Conference reports from Ned Potter:
Part one
Part two
Part three
Part four

Get Career Ready with NLPN and CILIP

Mapping the library workforce – UK survey

The open access advantage considering citation, article usage and social media attention

Game-Based Learning in Library Instruction

Library Tech / Web

More information on iBeacon tech

Mobile usability testing – a simple solution

10 hot trends to watch from SXSW

Able2Extract – turns PDFs in to editable word documents

Google social search

Collections / eResources

Ordnance Survey adds four new products to its open data portfolio

Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Library Houses a History of Publishing

Archivists unearth rare first edition of ‘The Map that Changed the World’

Academic Libraries

RCUK publishes first independent review of its open access policy

Bypassing Interlibrary Loan Via Twitter: An Exploration of #icanhazpdf Requests

Gold open access in practice: How will universities respond to the rising total cost of publication?

Internet filters and academic freedom: Librarian and stakeholder perceptions and their impact on access to information

The Academic Book of the Future: exploring academic practices and expectations for the monograph

Conference report – #Sheftess15

Online tools that make student’s life much easier

Public Libraries

A world without libraries

Cataloguing/Metadata

Library of Congress Bibliographic Framework Initiative

On metadata and user experience

Seeing Data – making sense of data visualisations

Publishing

A radical publishing collective: the Journal of Radical Librarianship

Misc

Listen to Wikipedia grow

Can you guess the book from the quote?
And a Shakespeare version

Kindle cover disasters

Redosiris is currently reading Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge

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