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  1. Follow the Leaders: Andrew Schiller, CEO of NeighborhoodScoutRead the original story

    11 min ago | Inman News

    I really enjoy the daily exercise classes at the gym. It feels great to work out really hard to the point of exhaustion, get those endorphins going, but to do it in organized classes that really push you, while doing it with a fun and funny bunch of people so it is social.

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  2. Arlington Names New Director of LibrariesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | Patch.com

    Massachusetts native and current director of the Winthrop Public Library and Museum Peter Struzziero has accepted the role of Director of Libraries for the Town of Arlington and will begin in late December. Struzziero has a broad range of experience in public libraries, as well as strong ties to the community of Arlington.

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  3. No Laman Writers Fellowship this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Arkansas Times

    ... name "Johnny Dollar." /more/ Debra Wood's tribute to her late boss, Jeff Baskin, talks about his grand idea: That libraries are public spaces that should offer the community more than books. /more/ The CaringBridge website for Jeff Baskin, the ...

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  4. Give the gift of readingRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Robesonian

    ... Amazon. These titles are also part of our library collection if you're interested in checking them out first. All libraries will be closed on Thursday, which is Thanksgiving, and Friday. I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. Give the gift of ...

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  5. CLIR Board Elects Ingrid Parent; Appoints New Executive CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | PRWeb

    Ingrid Parent has worked tirelessly to bring the world of libraries together to explore shared concerns and address common challenges. The Council on Library and Information Resources is pleased to announce the appointment of Ingrid Parent to the CLIR Board of Directors .

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  6. Florida State student paralyzed in library shootingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    A 21-year-old Florida State University student is paralyzed from the waist down after being wounded in last week's library shooting, his sister said on Monday. Farhan "Ronny" Ahmed remains hospitalized and has been upgraded from critical to serious condition.

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  7. ECJ Rules on Digitization of Library CollectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    The European Court of Justice ruled on the meaning of an exception contained in the European Copyright Directive , permitting the provision of protected works on dedicated terminals by libraries and various other educational establishments for the purposes of on-site research and private study. It was held that such entities were permitted under the exception to digitize works protected by copyright for such purposes but that depending on national legislation, public end users may or may not be permitted to print or save such works to USB sticks.

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  8. Great Barrington: Mason Library to host book saleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... Friends of the Library programs such as free museum passes, documentary film series at both Mason and Ramsdell libraries and the recent Halloween party. Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a ...

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  9. County studies new site for Warrenton libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Fauquier.com

    ... Fauquier County Public Library. "They are glad the county is taking a pro-active approach." She said that public libraries are evolving as digital content becomes more commonplace. A study that she put together found that half of the county's ...

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  10. Poll: What should happen to the borough's libraries?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This is Local London

    Barnet Borough Council is currently consulting on the future of the borough's libraries - but what do you think of the plans? Three options to help the authority save A 2.85m include closing libraries, reducing their size and using volunteers to run the service. Edgar Hutchinson , 85, a retired chartered engineer, who has lived in the borough for 43 years: "Quite a few elderly people still use the library.

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  11. Wayland Historical Society Holiday Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Wayland Historical Society launches the holiday season with its open house Sunday, Dec. 7, from 2-5 p.m. at the Grout-Heard House Museum. Festive decorations appropriate to the period of each of the old rooms will be provided by the Wayland Garden Club.

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  12. Simon & Schuster makes Buy It Now optionalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TeleRead

    ... to drive borrowers to actually buy the books they have virtually taken out. Apparently, that has deterred some libraries from coming on board with S&S, and the publisher has now taken the decision to make Buy It Now opt-in rather than mandatory. ...

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  13. The New York Public Library, Part XIIIRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... of the $6,000,000 estate of Lotte Fields. As she requested, the N.Y.P.L. split the funds between its branch libraries and the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, with each receiving half. "Her donation shows just how much ...

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  14. 3 county libraries picked as 'stars'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Record

    Public libraries in Carroll, Harford and Howard counties have been named as three of America's Star Libraries. About 255 libraries in the country received the honor, which was announced in the seventh edition of the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, sponsored by Baker & Taylor's Bibliostat.

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  15. Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Archive...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... American studies programs in the country, and the Benson Collection is recognized as one of the world's premier libraries focusing on Latin American and U.S. Latina/o studies. "GarcA a MA rquez is a towering figure of 20th-century Latin America and ...

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  16. Ripley's Believe It or Not! Reality Shock! Wins Book AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Reality Shock! , the new annual from Ripley's Believe It or Not! has won multiple awards since its September launch. The book earned a gold medal in the National Parenting Publications Awards , with the judges noting, "In true "believe it or not" fashion, this book represents many, many strange and jaw-dropping facts that will awe you and/or make you cringe.

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  17. 142 Titles Nominated For The 2015 International Dublin Literary AwardRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Book trade news from Book2book

    142 books have been nominated by libraries worldwide for the 100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual literary prize for a single work of fiction published in English. Nominations for the 2015 Award include ...

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  18. [siu] Accessing contentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Joho the Blog

    ... hit a pay wall, they provide a set of options, including a temporary "checkout" of the article for $6. Academic libraries can set up a fund to pay for such access. Eric Hellman talks about Unglue.it . Everyone in the book supply chain wants a ...

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  19. Change in leadership at EquinoxRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... designers of the Evergreen ILS. We are wholly devoted to the support and development of open source software in libraries, focusing on Evergreen, Koha, and the FulfILLment ILL system. We wrote over 80% of the Evergreen code base and continue to ...

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  20. EBSCO Discovery Service selected by 25 Russian and Belarusian universitiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Library Technology Guides automation update

    ... and value ranking technology. EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 6,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) provides each ...

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