Latest Library Links 11th September 2015

Library Theory

The crisis of our libraries

The Shock of the Familiar: Three Timelines about Gender and Technology in the Library

Five “musts” for a public relations program

22 ways to help you implement your library plans

The Future of Libraries 2015

Library Tech/Web

Get involved in the National Digital Platform for Libraries

Google Launches “Share to Classroom” Extension For Chrome

Journal of the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities

Interacting with patrons through their mobile devices: image scanning

712 Innovations!

3D printing partnerships

British Library Game Jam ending today

Collections / eResources

On institutional repository success

First Digital Geological Map of the World’s Ocean Floor Released

The CharacTour Database

Academic Libraries

Unpacking and overcoming “edutainment” in library instruction

AHA guidelines for the evaluation of digital scholarship in history

Wikipedians Reach Out to Academics at London Meeting

A visit to the 220 million document Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton

Public Libraries

UNISON inquiry into Scotland’s libraries

The Six Book Challenge
Presenting a report to Downing Street

Funding cuts have had ‘savage impact’ on National Library of Ireland

New Zealand Bans Award-Winning Teenage Novel After Outcry From Christian Group

Northampton Librarian praised for buying customer book

Local governments crack down on the monstrous evil of tiny free lending libraries

Information Literacy

IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 reports


The four V’s of big data


Open Access Publishing: what is it and how to sustain it

Academics being hoodwinked in to buying books no one can buy

National Geographic Magazine Shifts to For-Profit Status with Fox Partnership


Help create a library in Kerala (campaign run by a friend of mine)

Guy Garvey’s 6Music show on libraries and the connections between music and literature

Architects attempt to crowdfund £185billion to build Minas Tirith

Romanian city offers free rides to people reading on the bus

How to think visually

Vending machines dispense free books to children

30 Graphic Novels that will make you fall in love with graphic novels

A website that finds a story for you to read on the toilet

Redosiris is currently reading The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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