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Main Branch Of Louisville Library Reopens

WLKY – “Library Workers Still Cleaning Up Damage From Flash Flood”

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Guy Busted For Stealing WiFi At NYC Library – To Play Halo

Kotaku Australia – “In a public library, a dude sitting at a monitor with his hands in his lap, covered by a newspaper, implicitly means bad things. Fear not, he’s only sneaked in an Xbox to steal the free WiFi and play Halo.”

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A Wireless Touch-Screen Reader From Sony

NYTimes – “The company also announced a partnership with the New York Public Library to make the library’s 29,000 electronic titles available on all Sony Readers, which now include the Reader Pocket Edition and Reader Touch Edition. Borrowers will be able to download a digital library book onto their readers. The electronic titles, which are protected from easy copying, would expire in 21 days from the device or computer. Sony users may also download copies of public domain books scanned from the New York Public Library by Google.”

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Mendeley

Mendeley – “Like EndNote™, but social and free.”

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Borrowing From Our Users to Fill #ILL Requests

Shaping Libraries – “Here is something that I have been thinking about for a few months now. When a user can’t find an item in our catalog they go to ILL. ILL then contacts various libraries to see if they would lend the item in question. What if ILL instead contacted local users who have volunteered their personal library “holdings” as potential lenders?”

Interesting…

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