“Turning the Pages is a software program developed by Armadillo Studios that enables libraries and museums to digitize books, manuscripts, and other documents in an engaging 3D format. Here, readers will find the British Library’s spectacular collection of items digitized with this software.”
‘The Card Catalog’ is a paean to the Library of Congress and a collection of bookish trivia
From Rosetta Stone language lessons to Wi-Fi hotspots, a look at the unusual items available for check out at San Diego’s libraries.
Marcela Cabello and Stuart Butler examine the important role libraries play in communities.
“They say you can’t judge a book by its cover. Increasingly in the United States, you also can’t judge a library’s value to its community by simply its books. Let us explain.”
The most pressing question of our age is not what will happen when the computers outsmart us. Nor is it the future of globalisation, or how to stop climate change. It is much more fundamental than these.
Why is everyone so mean and stupid, and why is it getting worse?
Book essay: The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone, cognitive scientists Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach.
Source: The age of unenlightenment
OPINION | We must work to ensure the strongest possible protections for equitable access to online information, applications and services for all.
Author is Julie Todaro is president of the American Library Association, the oldest and largest library association in the world.
Librarians are on the front lines of the information explosion.