Latest Library Links 17th July 2015

Library Theory

The Role of Libraries in Science 2.0: Focus on Economics

Serving people who are different than you

Why we must fight the ‘Snoopers Charter’

Traditional leaders v collaborative leaders

Library Tech/Web

Five things Google Scholar does better than a library discovery service

Here comes Wi-Fi Aware technology

Useful social media in libraries

The future of library resource discovery

The ethics of a search engine

Using Twitter as a data source

Collections / eResources

The library digital privacy pledge

What does the future hold for ebooks?

NLM digitises unique early English books

Ransom Center Initiative Provides Free Access to More Than 22,000 Images of Collection Materials

Academic Libraries

Teaching an online course: embedding digital copyright

AMA With UN Chief Archivist

Public Libraries

Ideas and innovations in public libraries

Free book vending machines in poor areas in Washington DC

Information Literacy

UNESCO media and information literacy questionnaire for people aged 14-25

An exploration of the information literacy experiences of home educating families

Cataloguing/Metadata

The Geospatial Metadata Manager’s Toolbox: Three Techniques for Maintaining Records

Misc

CILIP Conference Report part one

Johnson County library trucks are brilliant

Fictional currencies, from Harry Potter to Star Wars

New study looks at the quality of online symptom checkers

Redosiris is currently reading The Sweetest Rose: 150 Years of Yorkshire County Cricket Club by David Warner

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