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UK Web Archive Is Now Live

12/19/2013, Well, well, what do we have here? Apparently, a major archive of British websites is now live and kicking, but it has yet to be online. This particular project can be accessed only in person assuming you plant your backside in one of the British...

Hamlet Filtered At Library For Containing “Violent Content”

08/14/2013, Do you think that computers are getting way too smart for us these days? After all, a man who was at the the British Library recently tried to access the library’s Wi-Fi network, but he was denied access when he tried to check out an online version of...

D.C. Library Offers 3D Printing Services

08/08/2013, Is it me, or is the world of commercial 3D printing picking up the popularity stakes among the masses? After all, we did read that select UPS Stores will be offering 3D printing services, and a certain 3Dörtgen happens to be the first 3D printer store in...

British Library To Digitally Archive The Nation’s Memory

04/05/2013, From tomorrow onwards, six of the biggest libraries in Britain would be working hand in hand in a mammoth effort that will see them create the UK’s official digital repository, which means that all half dozen of them have the onus of receiving just...

San Antonio Poised To Launch First Bookless Public Library

01/14/2013, The world is going completely digital, and Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff is walking into that direction as well. Being the bookworm that he is with over 1,000 first editions in his private collection, Wolff plans to create a new countywide library...

Library eBooks for Kindle now live

09/21/2011, It was only yesterday that we reported that the Library eBooks for Kindle was available for folks living in Seattle, well starting today, the service goes live nationwide. According to a press release from Amazon this morning, Kindle Books are now...

Library eBook for Kindle undergoes testing

09/20/2011, Announced way back in April, Kindle’s eBook lending service is now live – at least for folks living in Seattle. There have been reports of users noticing the appearance of the Kindle download option on the sites of two library systems – the...

Human library loans people instead of books

08/19/2011, This idea is clearly radical, don’t you think so? It reminds me somewhat of the Bicycle Library that we looked at recently, and it seems that those living in Surrey, B.C., might be able to borrow humans as “living books”. Yes sir, this...

Bicycle Library lets you ride a bike home

08/18/2011, When you mention the word “library”, what comes across your mind? For most of us, it would be tome after tome of delectable books, waiting to kick start your imagination in ways you never thought possible – especially after weaning...

Mechanized library – could librarians end up to be redundant?

05/26/2011, Will robots replace humans one of these days at the office? After all, they’re already doing a spiffy job at factories, especially at the assembly line, with robots and machines being far more efficient than humans. But when you are talking about...

BookLiberator Helps You Digitize Your Library

07/29/2010, If you ever decided that you needed to digitize your books, you’ll probably figure out that it’s quite a painstaking process, and if you had some tools to help you along, your life would probably be a lot more enjoyable. Enter the...