Libraries

09.11.14
EU court rules libraries can digitize books without permission
09.11.14

EU court rules libraries can digitize books without permission

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that libraries have the right to digit...

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08.31.12
University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)
08.31.12

University of Michigan's Computer and Video Game Archive houses over 3,000 different games, roughly 35 unique consoles (video)

Systems such as the ColecoVision, TurboGrafx-16 and 3DO may have been ousted from most home entert...

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07.12.12
Real-life librarians hit the Ironforge stacks
07.12.12

Real-life librarians hit the Ironforge stacks

For so many World of Warcraft players, the game is all about connections. It was connections (a g...

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07.10.12
Austrian city builds public library with nothing but QR codes, NFC and stickers
07.10.12

Austrian city builds public library with nothing but QR codes, NFC and stickers

Strangely, the Austrian city of Klagenfurt doesn't have a public library, even though it hosts the...

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04.16.12
Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs
04.16.12

Vatican and Oxford libraries scan ancient works, let scholars stay in their armchairs

Two of the world's most hallowed libraries are about to get even quieter, having been given $3 mil...

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03.05.12
Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries
03.05.12

Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries

Oddly, Random House deciding to triple the price of its e-books for libraries is being considered a...

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09.23.11
Wisconsin library loans iPads for at home e-reading
09.23.11

Wisconsin library loans iPads for at home e-reading

If you thought hitting up the local library was far too Web 1.0 for your avant-garde lifestyle, y...

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09.21.11
Amazon lets you check out Kindle books from library websites, asks you to shush yourself at home
09.21.11

Amazon lets you check out Kindle books from library websites, asks you to shush yourself at home

Love libraries, but hate having to look at all of those dusty old books? Good news: following t...

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03.15.11
Publisher starts annual e-book licensing for libraries, attempts blood extraction from stone
03.15.11

Publisher starts annual e-book licensing for libraries, attempts blood extraction from stone

Public libraries are en vogue again now that e-readers and e-books are so popular, and publishers a...

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