Latest Library Links 10th April 2015

Library Theory

Manifesto for Libraries for the General Election 2015

“Fair copyright for all across Europe” rallying call from libraries, archives and charities

Uxlibs part five from Ned Potter (see previous edition for parts 1-4)

IFLA Mid-Term meeting minutes

CILIP copyright briefing – a short report

Why librarians will always be better than Wikipedia

Library Tech / Web

Streamlining access to scholarly resources

State of Wikimedia Foundation report 2015

Instya multi-search engine

Unconnected and out of work: the vicious cycle of having no internet access

Best practice for helping patrons with e-Readers

Overdrive app adds option for dyslexic font

Collections / eResources

Dopa 1.0 – assessing protected areas around the world

Using large digital collections in educational settings

Google expands museum with 3D objects

Digital neglect at the Library of Congress

Digital Preservation as a Service project in NZ

Georgian papers to be digitised

Academic Libraries

Randall Munroe’s What If as a test case for open access in popular culture

edX: Working Group on Models for Course Support and Library Engagement

2014 research trends

#ACRL2015 proceedings, presentations, tweets

Turning research in to action

Learning from US community college librarians

What do libraries have in common with fish markets?

Public Libraries

Important changes to the public library subsidy scheme
Public library subsidy petition

Indiana University offer MOOC to explore public libraries

The Pirate Bay is the world’s most efficient public library

Information Literacy

Metaliteracy presentation at COIL Conference in New York


Dewey by the numbers


Major publisher retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal

Open Access Policy: Numbers, Analysis, Effectiveness


A new approach to training

Five minute film festival – reimagining the library

Library built of books!

6 buildings that are redefining libraries

Colouring books for adults

How long it takes to binge-watch your favourite TV shows

Redosiris is currently reading Inequality and the 1% by Danny Dorling.

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