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NY Librarians Meetup · 2W ago

Book Riot’s 2018 Read Harder Challenge

Book lists | Reader's Advisory | ReadingThis year’s Read Harder challenged is presented by Libby. Meet Libby. The one-tap reading app from OverDrive. By downloading Libby to your smartphon...
NY Librarians Meetup · 4W ago

How You'll Know Net Neutrality Is Really Gone

Net Neutrality | AccessThe FCC has repealed the rules governing internet providers. Here are five changes consumers should watch for. By James K. Willcox December 14, 2017   
NY Librarians Meetup · 4W ago

What public libraries will lose without net neutrality

Net neutrality | Public Libraries | Access A Q&A with NYPL president Tony Marx and associate director of information policy Greg Cram  By Kaitlyn Tiffany Dec 14, 2017, 8:00am...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

Media Literacy E-Resources | Reference 2018

Reference | Media| Information literacyBy Gary Price & Mahnaz Dar on November 1, 2017The fight against “fake news” isn’t new to librarians, but with patrons anxious about identifying misinf...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

Exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic

Happy Potter |British Library | Exhibits Journey to where magic and myth beganHave you ever wanted to delve into Divination, ponder the peculiarities of Potions and discover enchanting crea...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

Istanbul’s Libraries: A Refuge in Uncertain Times

Public Libraries | Turkey | Advocacy | Libraries abroadBy Kaya GençLast month, the Turkish Statistical Institute announced that the number of public library memberships in Turkey increased ...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

Say goodbye to Google: 14 alternative search engines

Search engines | Internet | Research25 Feb 16 | Christopher Ratcliff Well it’s been a big week for search, I think we can all agree.  If you’re a regular Googl...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

First Drafts, Conversations, Stories in Progress Ta-Nehisi Coates 10:39 AM Five Books to Make You Less Stupid About the Civil War

Racism | US History | Civil War 29th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, U.S. Colored Troops in formation near Beaufort, South Carolina, 1864 Library of Congress On Monday, the retired four-sta...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

Expert Picks — Books and Films You Should Check Out Before Traveling Abroad

Travel books | International | Reader's advisoryForeign ambassadors to the U.S. share their book and movie recommendations for visitors to their countries. Be sure to read and watch them b...
NY Librarians Meetup · 2M ago

The UK no longer has a national public library system

Public libraries | UK | FundingThe UK no longer has a national public library system. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA   Since 2010, hundreds of local libraries have been handed over from councils...