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In September, we were honored to announce the first-ever School Library Journal School Librarian of the Year Award, which was presented to Michelle Colte from Hale Kula Elementary School and finalists Colleen Graves and Andy Plemmons. Whether they were creating unique Makerspaces, challenging teens to learn computer programming, presenting at conferences or training their peers, these three school librarians stood out for their achievements and undeniable passions for learning and empowering their students.
Tension and Unrest in Ukraine: Ukrainian Library Association Publishes Statement, Pictures on IFLA Web Site. April 25, 2014 LJ INFOdocket Information Industry News and Resources from Gary Price You are here: Home / Uncat / Tension and Unrest in Ukraine: Ukrainian Library Association Publishes Statement, Pictures on IFLA Web Site Tension and Unrest in Ukraine: Ukrainian Library Association Publishes Statement, Pictures on IFLA Web Site Filed by Gary Price on March 4, 2014 From a Statement Shared by the Ukrainian Library on the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) Web Site: During the months of January and February 2014, the National Parliamentary Library of Ukraine found itself at the center of the anti-government clashes in Kiev.
Read the Complete Statement, View Pictures See Also: Ukrainian Library Association Website See Also: Other News From Ukrainian Library Association (Mechanical Translations via Google) See Also: Cultural Property: Blue Shield Issues Statement on Situation in Ukraine (February 27, 2014) Related Posts: Filed Under: Uncat About Gary Price Recent Posts Categories. Idaho: Boise Public Library Hopes to Open “Digital Branch” at Boise Airport. April 25, 2014 LJ INFOdocket Information Industry News and Resources from Gary Price You are here: Home / Uncat / Idaho: Boise Public Library Hopes to Open “Digital Branch” at Boise Airport Idaho: Boise Public Library Hopes to Open “Digital Branch” at Boise Airport Filed by Gary Price on March 3, 2014 From Boise Weekly: …library officials have been huddling with their information technology department and Boise airport Director Rebecca Hupp to develop what they’re calling a digital library at the airport.
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The only problem is that they're not free, as Karen Blakeman points out in her blog post on the subject. While on the surface of it, it seems to be a lovely kind gesture, I would caution anyone who is thinking of using the service to consider it very carefully. On their website Getty says "Getty Images is leading the way in creating a more visual world. Our new embed feature makes it easy, legal, and free for anybody to share our images on websites, blogs, and social media platforms.
" Now, you'll notice that this does NOT include taking copies of the images and cutting and pasting them into a PowerPoint presentation for example. Now, you'll notice the stuff under the image - that's the payoff for Getty Images. The second issue that's a concern is their statement "Note: Embedded images may not be used for commercial purposes. " Librarian.net.