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PLAN22 Archibrarians
Greater New York / Hudson Valley Area
Librarianship meets Architecture -Your Library formed by Your Experience
Interests: library advocacy, community health strengthened through excellence in library services and environments designed to serve community needs, strategic planning, coaching for architectural programming, advice about energy efficient design,
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The following screen captures from this well crafted article will hopefully entice you to read further. There is still hope that we will get the word out that our "libraries (are) ‎a growing organism." http://booktrib.com/2015/08/how-can-libraries-survive-in-the-digital-age/ Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Way to go you great wee men and women! Scotland show us the way... tipping a dram in your direction. Proud of you. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-34048868?post_id=10153559705397790_10153565889567790 Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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8 Maps of Displacement and Return in New Orleans After Katrina - CityLab (the Atlantic) ‎You can't plan anything unless you know: where you are, what you've already got and where you want to go‎. New Orleans hasn't got a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We keep putting this message out there every time and every way we can. We wonder, does anyone understand this clear and present danger? http://ehikioya.com/beware-of-public-wifi-dangers Photo credit : ehikioya.com Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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#extremereading in the #AusNavy encourages everyone to take part in #BookWeek 22-28 August. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Yes they are. And contrary to the caption on this photo, libraries have ALWAYS been spaces for collaborative learning. Since, well- the beginnings of the concept of The Library. http://theconversation.com/who-says-libraries-are-dying-they-are-evolving-into-spaces-for-innovation-44820 PLAN22 Archibrarians www.2plan22.com Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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There's a schedule of other webinars ‎listed here...check it out too. http://www.lianza.org.nz/professional-development/education-training/lianza-webinar-series Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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"I find it beyond challenging to turn out culinary masterpieces (or even just a nice meal) while guests are chatting around me in the kitchen, and also because I just don’t believe it’s a good time to “entertain” anyone while... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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The Ottawa Public Library in partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Company (CBC) make a documentary: The Human Library. Video in this link. http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/human-library-stories-trailer-1.3166914 Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Scroll down and catch the video. This is a fantastic story. Computers are dust resistant; work in hot climates; work on 12v batteries without the need for A/C converters or D/C regulators. And now it all comes packaged in a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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‎...because Librarians are right up there with the Ideas Folks and Innovators, and they know how to have fun. http://www.alternet.org/books/all-those-techies-who-predicted-demise-public-library-were-wrong#.VcAqx7IVQ5J.twitter Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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screen shot WSJ ",,,tablet reading has declined recently to 41% in the first quarter this year from 44% in 2014." and "The number of people who read primarily on phones has risen to 14% in the first quarter of 2015... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We saw our first chained book in Minehead, Somerset. Just sitting out in an open church. Our friends tell us it has since been set and locked behind a secure glass box...good idea! ‎ http://medievalbooks.nl/2015/07/10/chain-chest-curse-combating-book-theft-in-medieval-times/ Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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A new library building is not an end in itself. The true purpose of your library is to provide programs and services that will meet identified community needs. All libraries have Four Resources in common: STAFF COLLECTIONS TECHNOLOGY FACILITY screen... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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Some positive research on on-line social sharing. http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/08/06/chapter-4-social-media-and-friendships/ ‎ Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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This has got to be the Sweetest Tree story EVER. Melbourne, you have amazing heart (and smarts!) http://www.citylab.com/tech/2015/07/when-you-give-a-tree-an-email-address/398219/ Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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http://m.smh.com.au/entertainment/free-public-libraries-are-thriving-in-the-digital-age-20150703-gi16cc.html Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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https://herox.com/news/379-canadas-first-nations-leading-the-way-on-renewable Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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http://www.content-loop.com/facebook-has-your-faceprint-heres-why-that-matters/ Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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We had the chance to check out this amazing space and concept in San Fransisco today. . "Noisebridge is a physical space open and welcoming to all, providing infrastructure and collaboration opportunities for anyone interested in programming, hardware, crafts, science,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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from article The constant, buried & insidious corruption of an individual's privacy will be our doom. We rank it right up there with mismanagement of our earth's resources. It can seem, on days when I stop and contemplate the depth... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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June 24. Would be so good to visit here... and read.. and just be. http://bookpatrol.net/the-latest-coolest-library-is-in-a-concrete-building-on-the-beach-in-china/?utm_content=bufferf4408&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians
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http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/10/30/pablo-neruda-childhood-and-poetry/?utm_content=bufferd45d0&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at PLAN22 Archibrarians