Tag Archives: Libraries

How to research like a journalist when the internet doesn’t deliver

How to Research Like a Journalist When the Internet Doesnt Deliver.

Staplercide! The senseless murder of the Library Stapler

On a recent visit to leading Business School Libraries in the United States, I could not help but smile at their rows of staplers lining the reference desks.  It felt like home. We were not alone.                     This morning I got this article in my Inbox […]
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The 10 Weirdest And Most Wonderful Libraries In The World

What do camels, donkeys, UFOs, boats, phone booths, and tanks have in common? They can all be libraries. Confused? Check out these weird and wonderful libraries… See on litreactor.com

In Praise of Traditional Libraries

Some librarians like to disparage something they call the “traditional library.” The reasons vary depending on circumstances, and understanding the criticism is made more difficult because no one seems to agree on what a “traditional library” is. This article speaks of traditional libraries rather than “the traditional library” because libraries vary widely, and the only […]
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What is researcher wellbeing and how can we manage and nurture it?

See on Scoop.it – Business education Staying a productive, sane and sociable researcher is no mean feat, says Charlotte Morris, but you don’t have to go it alone (RT @Prof_GD_Foster: Staying a productive, sane & sociable researcher is no mean feat, says Charlotte Morris,you don’t… See on http://www.guardian.co.uk

What’s a Library for?

What’s a Library for?  Scott Silverman See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION What’s a library for?   Are there any contributions academic libraries in particular have left to make to the shaping of critical thinking? I will not say I have a comprehensive answer. I cannot even say that I have an original answer. But I am […]
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10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library

See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION Today’s hottest web and mobile technologies are offering libraries a new world of opportunities to engage patrons. Ultra-popular social media websites and apps combined with the availability of affordable cloud-based services and the evolution and adoption of mobile devices are enabling librarians to share and build communities, store and analyze […]
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25 of the most beautiful college libraries in the world

See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION Whether ornate or modern, digital or dusty, the library is in many ways the epicenter of a campus – at least for some students. It is at once a shining emblem of vast, acquirable knowledge, a place for deep discussions and meetings of the mind, and of course, a big […]
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The Best Fictional Libraries in Pop Culture

See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION Here at Flavorpill, we’re always on the lookout for a great library — even if that library happens to be fictional. So we’ve sifted through literature, film, and television to bring you ten of the…   Here are ten of the best libraries ever imagined~ the best fictional libraries in […]
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Libraries with a Future: How Are Academic Library Usage and Green Demands Changing Building Designs?

See on Scoop.it – GIBSIccURATION Is your library green?  Here’s an article on “Libraries with a Future: How Are Academic Library Usage and Green Demands Changing Building Designs?” available for download from College & Research Libraries. “Support for the modular system of building construction, touted in the second half of the 20th century as the […]
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