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Free #ebook "The Network Reshapes the Library: Lorcan Dempsey on Libraries, Services and Networks" from OCLC.
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Are you on #Slack? We give some basic information and have a list of #library communities on Slack. #LibTech 
You may have heard of Slack, perhaps mentioned on social media, but unless you're a technical librarian, you're probably not using it. Yet. There currently are just a few librarian communities on Slack but it seems to be a welcome alternative to social media groups for the technical savvy ...
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‪#‎WordPress‬ to offer free HTTPS connection on all sites hosted on WordPress.com.
We’re proud to support a more secure web — now for all custom domains on WordPress.com.
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The Designing for Digital (D4D) conference starts today. Follow along on Twitter at #D4D16 and @Design4Lib. #LibUX #LibTech
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Routledge is offering over 50 free articles on #institutionalrepositories for the academic scholarly communications #librarian.
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We have a selection of good books, papers, and online resources on 3D printing in libraries. There is a great new book out today.
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Join the brand new LibTech Slack site: https://librarytech.slack.com. Request access at http://erau.libsurveys.com/LibTech #LibTech
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Next in our Basics and Resources series: #Altmetrics in #libraries by vendors like @altmetric and @PlumAnalytics. http://libtechlaunchpad.com/2016/04/22/altmetrics-basics-and-resources 
Altmetrics are “alternative metrics” to measure the influence and reach of scholarly output on the Web through peer-review counts, influential news sites and blog posts, citation manager bookmarks such as Mendeley, Wikipedia citations, and social media mentions on sites such as Twitter and ...
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Ex Libris, ER&L, and Library Journal are offering a live webinar on ER&L 2016: Top Trends and Highlights. https://goo.gl/OXOJTR
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We have a new permanent page of #LibTech conferences with two new entries.
January, #hashtag. 8-12, ALA Midwinter Meeting, Boston, MA, #ALAMW16. March. 7-10, Code4Lib 2016, Philadelphia, PA, #c4l16. 8-12, Computers in Libraries 2016, Washington, DC, #CILDC. 16-17, Library Technology Conference 2016, St. Paul, MN, #LTC2016. April. 3-6, 11th Annual ER&L Conference, ...
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#BIBFRAME is a bibliographic framework for the description of physical and online objects to make them accessible on the Web by using a standard Linked Data model. We give you the basics and a list of some great resources to learn more.
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With 2016 just started, we are looking forward to this year's batch of annual library conferences. The list below covers large library technology conferences as well as the major conferences where technology will be discussed.
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Welcome to Library Technology Launchpad where we’ll cover technology relevant to librarians and libraries.  Covered topics will include:

  • Links to library technology news
  • Online information resources
  • Cloud computing for libraries
  • Institutional repositories ans scholarly communication
  • Research data management
  • Search engine tips and tricks
  • eBook purchasing and subscription trends
  • Mobile library and eReader apps
  • Social media and libraries
  • Useful general technology information