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Música apps. Drawing. 5 posibles actividades para un makerspace en una biblioteca — Cultura del hacer. Innisfil Public Library (Innisfil, Canadá) El programa de artistas residentes del makerspace de la Innisfil Public Library (Ontario, Canadá) busca traer la creatividad del movimiento maker a sus bibliotecas.

5 posibles actividades para un makerspace en una biblioteca — Cultura del hacer

Este programa es una especie de eco distante de un programa exitoso de autores residentes, salvo que esta vez entre los criterios de selección está la comodidad con la que el artista pueda trabajar con tecnología, y el requisito de contar con talentos innovadores, habilidades únicas e ideas frescas. Siguiendo la misión de generar ideas para cultivar una comunidad creativa y dinámica, la IPL ha puesto la prioridad en celebrar la integridad de la expresión artística de todas las culturas, promoviendo la excelencia artística y trabajando para aumentar el reconocimiento y participación del público en las artes.

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Institute for the Future of the Book. Mira que te lo tengo dicho: Juan Cruz. The Future of Archives is Participatory: Archives as Platform, or A New Mission for Archives. This is the talk I gave this morning—by phone rather than in person because of the Lufthansa pilots’ strike—at the Offene Archive 2.1 conference in Stuttgart.

The Future of Archives is Participatory: Archives as Platform, or A New Mission for Archives

It’s also similar to the talk I gave in Oslo a few weeks ago at the #arkividag conference. While I also made a recording of it as a backup, since I have it all more or less written out I thought I would post it here too. (I’ve inserted a few images from my presentation but not all the transitional slides or ones that are just repeating things in the text or showing screenshots.) There are some interesting ideas in it, I think, and I’m sure some readers will have comments and additional food for thought. Please remember, it’s a talk, not a journal article. Thank you. The context for my understanding of the archival enterprise is, naturally, a primarily American one—and specifically a U.S. In these remarks, I will first discuss briefly a view on the changes to what I call the business model of archives. Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List.

For content marketers, content curation is integral to online strategy.

Content Curation Tools: The Ultimate List

Effective curation helps position you as a thought leader in your space, and is an economical way to maintain a consistent publishing schedule of quality content. But manually trying to find the most relevant content in a given industry and then publishing it across multiple channels can be time-consuming. To curate effectively thus requires automation.

This ultimate list of content curation software includes both business-grade and personal curation tools for hobbyist or organizational purposes. Guía práctica para convertir libros con Calibre. Los libros electrónicos ya están prácticamente en todos los hogares.

Guía práctica para convertir libros con Calibre

Ocupan menos espacio, son muy manejables y con un lector adecuado puedes leerlo incluso de noche, a oscuras. Aunque las principales editoriales ya ofrecen sus libros en formato electrónico, no siempre es posible encontrar un libro en el formato deseado, por lo que tienes que convertirlo a un formato compatible con tu lector, con el engorro que ello supone. Existen muchos programas de gran calidad para la gestión de libros, entre los que destaca Calibre, muy popular porque en una misma aplicación encuentras organizador, conversor y lector de prácticamente cualquier formato de libro electrónico. En este artículo te explicamos cómo convertir libros con Calibre sacándole el máximo provecho. Entre las muchas características que ofrece Calibre, destaca la conversión de libros electrónicos entre formatos, ya que hay muchos en el mercado y no siempre está disponible el que lee nuestro lector habitual.

Formatos compatibles. Free stuff online. Volume 1, Issue P. Talk Details. IN A NUTSHELL: Can we finally free even closely protected scientific knowledge? We’ll hear from President of the Society for Science & the Public, Elizabeth Marincola. BIO: Elizabeth Marincola is President of the nonprofit membership organization Society for Science & the Public (SSP) and publisher of Science News, the award-winning magazine. SSP’s other programs and publications include the Intel Science Talent Search (formerly known as the Westinghouse Science Talent Search), the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Science News for Kids, Science News Prime for the iPad, and the Broadcom MASTERS (for middle school students.) Marincola was for fourteen years Executive Director of the American Society for Cell Biology, a leading scientific society, distinguished for its Congressional advocacy, promotion of access to the scientific literature, and support of women and underrepresented minorities in science.

MOOCs. Johnlacey. Reunión presidencial IFLA 2013. Ingrid Parent Estimados colegas:

Reunión presidencial IFLA 2013

Making research more assessable and accessible. Museum Computer Network. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 40th Annual Museum Computer Network Conference!

Museum Computer Network

Find post-conference resources here... Renaissance Seattle Hotel November 7 - 10, 2012 The annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference brings together a diverse community of museum professionals interested in using technology to improve their organizations and enhance the visitor experience. It is not a conference purely for technologists – it’s for anyone who wants to explore exciting opportunities—and tackle the unique challenges—associated with using technology in cultural organizations.

MCN 2012's theme was, “The Museum Unbound: Shifting Perspectives, Evolving Spaces, Disruptive Technologies”, focuses on exploring how the quickening pace of technological innovation is expanding the very definition of what it means to be a museum.

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