LIS News – Makerspaces

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  Learning and Sprouting Together Last week, I joined a few hundred of my fellow Remake Learning members to celebrate the network’s 10-year anniversary. It was a wonderful moment for us to pause and reflect on all that has transpired since those first conversations that led to the first ideas and hatched the first efforts … Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2017-09-22By Remake Learning Friday Product Post: Onion Omega Hello, and thanks for stopping by on this huge Friday Product Post! … Read More

LIS News – Information Technology

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  District Dispatch: 2017 Patterson Copyright Award Winner: Jonathan Band Jonathan Band, recipient of the 2017 Patterson Award We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Band is the 2017 recipient of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes contributions of an individual or group that pursues and supports the Constitutional purpose of the U.S. copyright law, fair use … Source: Code4libPublished on 2017-09-22By Carrie Russell District Dispatch: Libraries Ready to Code adds capacity [[Guest post by Linda Braun, … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Jesmyn Ward on ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ Ward discusses her new novel; David Dobbs on five new books about Darwin; and Kristin Cashore talks about “Jane, Unlimited.” … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-22 Of God and War Sarah Sentilles’s “Draw Your Weapons” ranges widely through issues of photographic representation, theology, empathy, activism and pacifism. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2017-09-22 Thanks, Trump! Katy Tur Sees a Renaissance in Journalism The NBC reporter, … Read More

LIS News – Books / Reading

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 22nd, 2017 Book Riot’s Deals of the Day is sponsored by Amazon Publishing:     Today’s Featured Deals Railsea by China Mieville for $1.99. Get it here or just click the cover image below:   So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Ron Jonson for $1.99. Get it here or just … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2017-09-22By Jeff O’Neal Abandon All Taste, Ye Who Enter Here In my first bookstore gig, a … Read More

LIS News – Public Access

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  German Court: Thumbnail Images In Search Engines Not A Copyright Violation In a noteworthy ruling, the German Federal Court of Justice in Karlsruhe today decided that the use of picture search engines and the publishing of the resulting thumbnails and reference links does not violate German copyright law (I ZR 11/16 – Vorschaubilder III) . The case that had been brought … Source: Intellectual Property WatchPublished on 2017-09-21By Monika Ermert Panel Brings Out Key Public Interest Issues In Gene … Read More

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