How Digital Lending Service Hoopla Brings Libraries Into The Internet Era

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Hoopla, one of the digital lending services allowing libraries to offer ebooks and other digital content, has helped drive the unassuming library ebook to success in over 1,600 public library systems. Here’s how.

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New OCLC Wise: Designed around people, driven by data

OCLC introduces Wise, the first community engagement system for U.S. public libraries.

Editor’s Note: See the site at https://www.oclc.org/en/wise.html

 

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BBC – Future – How to build the largest optical telescope ever created

Scientists from around the globe are working together to build the largest ever ‘eye’ through which we can observe the finer details of the Universe.

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Women Who Shape History: Education Resources | History | Smithsonian

For use in the classroom or your community, a list of lesson plans and other teaching materials on women’s history in America

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Book Towns Are Made for Book Lovers – Atlas Obscura

Around the world, tiny towns have made bookstores their speciality.

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