Princh Library Blog
Edgado Civallero, a librarian at the Charles Darwin Research Station (CDRS) on the Galapagos Islands, shares his fascinating story of life on the isolated islands and setting up library outreach projects.
Jane Cowell/ Medium
The story of the Strong Girls Club and how a library provided a user-led safe space for a group of young people which grew into something much bigger.
Open Knowledge Foundation blog
Latest in the series of posts about local events from the Open Knowledge Foundation's global Open Data Day. Khumbo Bangala Chirembo, a librarian at the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Malawi reports on an open data workshop with librarians.
Danielle Cooper introduces a project involving 11 US research libraries. Launching this week, the study aims to address the effect of Big Deal cancellation on researchers.
Wendy Hanamura/ Medium
When the small island nation of Aruba went into lockdown, the libraries swung into action to support students who were about to take final exams. Students sit exams in Dutch, English, Spanish and their native language of Papiamento, so supplying them with the literature they needed was no easy task.
Now, more than ever, library management systems must collaborate and innovate together, argues Scott Livingston.
As lockdown measures ease, some libraries are looking at how they can utilise their outside space to build stronger communities. Jennifer Peterson reviews some past initiatives for inspiration.
Anthony W. Marx/ The New York Times
The president of the New York Public Library explains why libraries must go much further with their digital offerings.
Antony Groves/ Multimedia Information and Technology Group Blog
Learning and Teaching librarian at the University of Sussex Library describes ten changes that have been made to library services during lockdown to support students with the transition to remote and online working.
Erica Freudenberger reviews some of the online programming put in place by libraries during the Covid-19 pandemic closures.
Digital scholarship blog
A Bitsy game that allows you to visit a version of the British Library building in St Pancras, London.
OCLC Web Junction
An update on phase one of a research project to look at how long the Covid-19 virus might survive on commonly handled and circulated library materials.
The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy, Issue Seventeen
With a wide range of applications, virtual reality can be a useful learning tool in many areas of education. This paper looks at some of the challenges involved in making virtual reality accessible for disabled students, and the need to balance innovation with inclusion.
Library and Archives Canada/ May 2020 Issue
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