Daily Archives: September 12, 2014

Library Stories from August

Library news round-up. A random collection of funny, introspective, and thought-provoking stories about libraries from August. You can go here for a larger list from OEDb.org.

  1. 10 books about libraries and librarians
  2. 15 incredibly specific special collections
  3. 10 Remarkably Free Digital Tools for Educators and Students
  4. 10 Best Wearable Tech Devices for Back to School
  5. 7 Things Librarians Are Tired of Hearing
  6. 7 Scenes from Great Literature in Legos
  7. All the Big Five now offer ebooks to libraries
  8. The secret libraries of London
  9. IFLA report on worldwide ebook lending
  10. How to make a makerspace
  11. Assessing flipped and gamified instruction
  12. K–12 librarians you should follow on Twitter
  13. 200 years ago: The burning of the Library of Congress
  14. 62 of the world’s most beautiful libraries
  15. Giant medieval manuscripts
  16. The public library wants to be your office
  17. This Librarian Is Not Impressed With Your Digital, No-Books Library
  18. What belongs in the children’s library?
  19. Teen services in a rural library
  20. 10 people the library can’t live without
  21. Working abroad as a librarian
  22. Bigger programs are not always better
  23. Ferguson library becomes a refuge
  24. Digital citizenship and public libraries
  25. The first audiobooks
  26. Services and programs for children with disabilities
  27. 10 libraries to visit with Google Street View
  28. Streaming media and the future of libraries
  29. Librarianship unplugged
  30. So you want to be a corporate librarian?
  31. Deciphering the Next Big Thing | Leading From the Library
  32. NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition
  33. Take the Library Disaster Readiness Test
  34. Timeline of the history of information: 2,500,000 BCE through 2014 AD…!