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Ellen Forsyth
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my thoughts on Playing for time: making art as if the world mattered
Playing for Time: Making Art as if the World Mattered by Lucy Neal My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really liked this book. It is very much about collaborative, community based art work encouraging people to think about their communities, resilience and sustainabi...
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a few comments about Cosplay in Libraries: how to embrace costume play in your library by Ellyssa Kroski
Cosplay in Libraries: How to Embrace Costume Play in Your Library by Ellyssa Kroski My rating: 4 of 5 stars The title describes the contents of this book really well. It is all about how libraries can have events which include cosplay. There are very detail...
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Natural History Museum London, and the science being done
The Natural History Museum in London  has a visualisatio n   showing the global distribution of the Museum's zoological specimens with digital records .  This is an impressive way of helping people understand what the collection covers. When you go to the d...
The Natural History Museum in London has a visualisation showing the global distribution of the Museum's zoological specimens with digital records. This is an impressive way of helping people understand what the collection c...
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"Reflecting the Rising"
There are some very impressive photographs from Dublin City Library about the recent Easter Rising commemoration, including an interesting, and relevant inclusion of a mobile library. Y ou will need to click on the link because for the photographs all right...
There are some very impressive photographs from Dublin City Library about the recent Easter Rising commemoration, including an interesting, and relevant inclusion of a mobile library. You will need to click on the link becaus...
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.... Governments and technology exist to serve us, not the other way round
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collecting current content for local studies - inspired by iview
I am watching Afghanistan : inside Australia's war  and it makes me think about collecting current material for local studies. I have been talking about collecting current content a lot, but have not written much about it, and will need to write more than t...
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this looks amazing, and could be a good idea
A proposed "natural remembrance park" by CHROFI and McGregor Coxall has received the WAN Future Projects Commercial Award 2015.
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Brilliant for #shakespeare400
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Spare time?
I follow the work of Ian Anstice by having an rss feed from Public Library News .  In the article  Libraries lose a quarter of staff as hundreds close  it states " Librarian Ian Anstice, who runs the  Public Libraries News  website in his spare time, said ....
I follow the work of Ian Anstice by having an rss feed from Public Library News. In the article Libraries lose a quarter of staff as hundreds close it states "Librarian Ian Anstice, who runs the Public Libraries News we...
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David Pocock, take a bow. We finally have a sportsman that knows how to make an apology and mean it, putting a number of sport stars' mealy-mouthed statements to shame.
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How does your library collect current event?
Inspired by the posts I saw through my Instagram account for #eyf2016 ( Edinburgh yarn festival ) I had a look at how it was being reported, and did a brief Storify. This looks an amazing event, because of the large number of images being shared on Instagra...
Inspired by the posts I saw through my Instagram account for #eyf2016 (Edinburgh yarn festival) I had a look at how it was being reported, and did a brief Storify. This looks an amazing event, because of the large number of i...
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#ourcouncilday and #ÁrLáSaChomhairle : some interesting use of social media from Ireland
I came across the hashtags #ourcouncilday and #ÁrLáSaChomhairle because I follow Dublin City Public Library on Flickr and saw the following image come through my Flickr stream with this description On 2 March 2016 we joined a nationwide campaign to highligh...
I came across the hashtags #ourcouncilday and #ÁrLáSaChomhairle because I follow Dublin City Public Library on Flickr and saw the following image come through my Flickr stream with this description On 2 March 2016 we joined a...
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