“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.” —Albert Einstein
Stage of life, has introduced its new library resources section in its effort to encourage more teens and college students to utilize their local libraries.a
What it is about? In the striving efforts to support the evolution of next generation libraries, StageofLife.com launched a library resources section on its website, as a part of its growing educational resources for high school teachers and college professors.
We all know that libraries are an important part of every community. Some believe, that with recent technological advances, libraries are no longer necessary, as they can be accessed online.
Today, uncountable students are turning toward e-books to make their reading process innovative. This is why the demand for electronic books is continually rising from the side of the students. We all know that an e-book is a book in electronic format which runs on different portable devices. It is easily downloaded from the Internet to a PC, notebook, tablet, smart phone or any other portable device. Once you download it, then you can read a number of interesting books on the screen of your portable device. It also carries a page number, table, graphs, and images, just like a paper book. However, if you are also wondering to switch your way of reading from paper books to electronic books then you’re taking a smart decision. Read more
The mission of libraries has to be appreciated for many reasons. For one, the libraries are changing at the pace of technology, needing i-pad and computer syncing, charging products, disposable or bulk headphones, and other new products – it is all there. The infographic below shows some surprising, but reassuring statistics about the fact that libraries […]
As the job market continues to become more competitive, additional degrees beyond college are not just required to become a doctor or lawyer anymore. Unexpected careers, such as an ice cream taster, now have requirements that individuals have a master’s degree. The majority of open positions are now for individuals who have at least been educated at the collegiate level. Those who want to enter one of the following careers may find that they need to hit the books before landing a position.
Dame Lynne Brindley, the former CEO of the British Library and recently elected Master of Pembroke College, Oxford, presents a set of key themes tied to the future of research libraries in the 21st Century. She dealt with may of them during her 12 years heading the British Library and prior career in university research […]
Will libraries become increasingly virtual and the librarians becoming knowledge navigators? Will libraries disappear as the world goes Wi-Fi or will Google become the future library? Will place remain central, as libraries become anchor tenants in co-located in commercial and public transit-orientated developments? Is social justice what libraries are really about or are they a place for empowering, […]