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  1. On the next Tech Talk: CES & Libraries 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Travelin' Librarian

    The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the largest technology trade shows of its kind, featuring new product releases, updates, and a chance to experience the latest and greatest technologies from companies big and small. Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project who attends the show to spread the word about libraries to the exhibitors at CES, securing partnerships on behalf of libraries so that libraries may have more opportunities to innovate and bring new technology in for their patrons.

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  2. ChiZine Publications to Publish Unauthorized James Bond AnthologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Travelin' Librarian

    Independent Toronto publisher ChiZine Publications announces they will be publishing a new anthology of short stories featuring James Bond now that Ian Fleming's work has entered the public domain in Canada. The anthology, titled Licence Expired: The Unauthorized James Bond , will be edited by Toronto authors Madeline Ashby and David Nickle .

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  3. The PiSBN ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Travelin' Librarian

    Pi is an interesting number. It goes on forever, doesn't repeat itself, and appears to be entirely random.

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  4. On the Next NCompass Live: Guys Read: Men of the NLC Talk BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Travelin' Librarian

    The staff at the Nebraska Library Commission are readers. And we enjoy talking about what we've read.

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  5. Register now for "Guys Read: Men of the NLC Talk Books"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Travelin' Librarian

    The staff at the Nebraska Library Commission are readers. And we enjoy talking about what we've read.

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  6. What Could Have Entered the Public Domain on January 1, 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    The films Attack of the 50 Foot Woman , Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , and Gigi , the books Things Fall Apart , Our Man in Havana , and The Once and Future King , great music, and more. . . Current US law extends copyright for 70 years after the date of the author's death, and corporate "works-for-hire" are copyrighted for 95 years after publication.

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  7. Why Librarians Are Defending Your Right to Watch Porn at the LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    The ALA published a repa ort investigating the use of filters and found they were disproportionately blocking out left-leaning views on issues such as gay marriage and abortion. LGBT community websites were often blocked and identified as "sexual" sites. 1 comment

  8. Hand Illuminated SilmarillianRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    I've said it before and I'm saying it again: eBooks will never be able to reproduce things like this. TL: I wanted to talk to you about the Deluxe edition of the Silmarillion you created.

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  9. Friday Video: Lego & GenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    LEGO announced that after 4 years of intensive research, they have finally come up with a LEGO product that fulfills the desires of "how girls naturally build and play." This new theme is called LEGO Friends and it's a pink and purple, gender segregated, suburban wasteland populated by Barbie/Bratz style dolls.

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  10. Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann's testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center at the recent Congressional hearing on " Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired ," I was struck by CCC's boilerplate statement that it "was created at the suggestion of Congress in order to help clear photocopy permissions." You can find this in other places.

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  11. Tech Talk: Using the Arduino to Develop Coding Literacy in LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    In this talk, John LeMasney will discuss the trials, tribulations, and successes of creating and teaching classes on Arduino as programming at several New Jersey libraries across the state. Arduino is an open source hardware platform for learning about and making electronics prototypes to scratch your own itch.

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  12. Tuesday Tech Tip: Play your Google docs like a movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    If you've ever typed anything into a Google Doc, you can now play it back as if it were a movie - like traveling through time to look over your own shoulder as you write. This is possible because every document written in Google Docs since about May 2010 has a revision history that tracks every change, by every user, with timestamps accurate to the microsecond; these histories are available to anyone with "Edit" permissions; and I have written a piece of software that can find, decode, and rebuild the history for any given document.

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  13. The Spookiest Little Publisher in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    Like most genre fiction, horror is sometimes art, often craft, and too often crap. Since its early days, Cemetery Dance has had pick of the litter: it receives more than 5,000 stories every time it opens submissions.

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  14. Throwback Thuesday: Application of a telereference system to divisional library card catalogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    This is an artist's conception of a proposal to make the card catalog viewable from divisional libraries elsewhere on campus through a closed-circuit TV system. Here are some quotes from " Application of a telereference system to divisional library card catalogs : a feasibility analysis : final report " explaining it.

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  15. Univeristy of Iowa Libraries to digitize 10,000 Science Fiction fanzinesRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    The University of Iowa Libraries has announced a major digitization initiative, in partnership with the UI Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development . 10,000 science fiction fanzines will be digitized from the James L. "Rusty" Hevelin Collection, representing the entire history of science fiction as a popular genre and providing the content for a database that documents the development of science fiction fandom "Nothing on this scale has been attempted with fanzines before, and we are thrilled to be able to finally address the concern we have been hearing for years from fans and scholars, to find a way to enable them to discover exactly what these pieces contain," says Greg Prickman, head of special collections.

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  16. On the next Tech Talk: Using the Arduino to Develop Coding Literacy in LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    In this talk, John LeMasney will discuss the trials, tribulations, and successes of creating and teaching classes on Arduino as programming at several New Jersey libraries across the state. Arduino is an open source hardware platform for learning about and making electronics prototypes to scratch your own itch.

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  17. National Library of Medicine Joins The Commons on FlickrRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    The National Library of Medicine is pleased to announce that it is now a participating institution of the Commons on Flickr . The Commons on Flickr was launched in 2008 as a pilot project in partnership with the Library of Congress in order to increase access to publicly-held photography collections and to invite the general public to provide information about the collections.

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  18. anonabox : a Tor hardware routerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    So what IS the anonabox? The anonabox is a networking device that provides anonymous Internet access and encryption, and helps to bypass censorship in places where access to the Internet is limited. Reliable Anonymity The anonabox has been developed and refined for the sole purpose of running the open source software Tor, considered the best and most secure way to access the Internet anonymously.

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  19. Tuesday Tech Tip: Gif your PowerPointsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    Have you ever wanted to turn your PowerPoint presentation into an animated Gif? Me neither, but now you can with GifDeck . Just upload your file to SlideShare then give the SlideShare URL to GifDeck.

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  20. Complete archive of Partisan Review now onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Travelin' Librarian

    Founded in 1934 , Partisan Review magazine was one of the most significant cultural literary journals in the U.S. Throughout its 69-year history , Partisan Review editors and contributors have viewed critically both liberal and conservative agendas. Apart from an early connection to the Communist Party, it has eschewed party affiliation.

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