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How tech is changing reading at libraries

Sep 3, 2014
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.
Posted In: library, libraries and tech, technology at libraries, e-readers, e-books, reading and technology

The most popular crowd at the public library?

Jul 1, 2014
What age groups are visiting their local libraries?
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Digital library launches without Boston celebration

Apr 18, 2013
The Digital Public Library of America goes online today, with 2.4 million pieces of art and history.
Posted In: library, digital, boston

A listener's response to bookless libraries

Jan 29, 2013
After our interview about a library containing only e-books and e-readers, a listener tells us her thoughts.
Posted In: Books, letters, library

A library without any shelves -- or books

Jan 28, 2013
In one Texas county, the new library will look more like an Apple store than a Barnes & Noble.
Posted In: library, ebooks, texas

Kim Dotcom sticks it to the man, again, with Mega; The future of libraries

Jan 22, 2013
The eccentric Megaupload founder is back with a new service that's sure to be a stick in the craw of the U.S. federal prosecutors pursuing a copyright infringement case against him. Also, libraries may be moving to a bookless future, but not if patrons have anything to say about it.
Posted In: Kim Dotcom, megaupload, copyright, library, 3D printing

Bedbugs found in library books

Dec 6, 2012
With the discovery of bedbugs in old library books, maybe now you'll think about buying that Kindle e-reader.
Posted In: library, Books, bedbugs

Homeless, jobless flock to libraries

Mar 21, 2012
City libraries are trying to revamp to help homeless patrons, even as their budgets are slashed.
Posted In: homeless, jobless, library, social services, San Francisco

Mid-day Extra: Will students miss Wikipedia today?

Jan 18, 2012
The Wikipedia website blackout, in protest to the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act, might hurt some more than others.
Posted In: Wikipedia, library, Education

Kindle lending

Sep 21, 2011
Without much fanfare, Amazon opens its Kindle Lending Library service today in over 11,000 U.S. libraries. Kindle owners can have books "whisper...
Posted In: Amazon, Kindle, library

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