Latest Library Links 22nd May 2015

Library Theory

What’s next for design thinking?

How to build a conference

10 steps to a library value proposition

In Australian librarianship there is room to breathe

Library Tech / Web

Cloud-based personal research tools and the evolving scholarly record

HTTPS-crippling attack threatens tens of thousands of Web and mail servers

Bunkr – a new presentation tool

Yandex – a Google replacement?

Collections / eResources

New consortia model for Ebook acquisitions

British Library’s pledge to save the nation’s sounds secures £9.5 million boost from Heritage Lottery Fund

Digital Curation Education and Training

Smithsonian 3D Scans The Spirit of St. Louis and Other Historic Aircraft

Rare book experts join forces to stop tome raiders

1000 songs from Holocaust survivors archived

350 Spanish-language incunabula digitised by National Library of Spain

CookFiction – real recipes for fictional food

Academic Libraries

Learning at home and learning in libraries

Intellectual freedom requires intellectual privacy

New Review of Academic Librarianship, vol 21, issue 1, 2015

53 ideas blog

Public Libraries

Renewed call on Ed Vaizey to debate libraries

Public library subsidy cut without consultation

Private Eye libraries discussion

More pupils reading for pleasure


Linked data URIs and libraries


Copyright and licensing incompatibility part 1

Organizations around the world denounce Elsevier’s new policy that impedes open access and sharing

The trouble with reference rot


Where books are set – LoveReading GoogleMaps mashup

World Employment and Social Outlook: The Changing Nature of Jobs

Leeds Big Bookend Festival 2-10th June c/o F Gell

Bin Laden’s bookshelf

Where did you last read?

Writer claims discovery of only Shakespeare portrait in his lifetime

National Library of Kosovo

Redosiris is currently reading Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

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