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How libraries can use 3d printing to engage users
Background – What is 3D printing? 3D printing is a manufacturing technology which allows the production of physical objects directly from computer files using a single machine. Although the technology has existed for three decades, it is only in the last few years that the cost of the necessary ...
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5 things needed to help people become confident internet users
The UN's World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is on 17 May. In the lead up to it, John Perkins, BT's programme manager for Connected Society, blogs about some of BT's projects to increase digital inclusion. BT are one of the Telecommunications Companies that have signed the UK ...
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Social media, library advocacy and cats: how Orkney Library got over 17,000 Twitter followers http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/orcadian-twittering
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A library with a sense of humour. Keep it up Orkney.
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Can browser extensions really protect your privacy? http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/can-browser-extensions-really-protect-your-privacy

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Information literacy has left the library http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/information-literacy-has-left-library

Katharine Reedy on the The Open University Library's innovative and award-winning approaches to preparing learners for work and everyday life in a digital world.

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"Despite the mass digitization of books, illustrations have remained more or less invisible"

How the Lost visions project is using crowdsourcing to categorise and tag digital images http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/illustration-archive-retrieving-visual-element-books-nineteenth-century

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How can Open Educational resources help meet the demand for quality education? http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/using-open-educational-resources-strengthened-information-capabilities-research-teaching

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"Digital surveillance is a massive problem, but resistance is possible, and librarians are integral to this fight. I invite you to join me and help take back our privacy rights in the digital age."

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A Copyright A-Z for World Book and Copyright Day 2015 http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/copyright-z-world-book-copyright-day-2015

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