Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 14:04
The Queen shared her grandmotherly concerns that children may desert books for technology during a recent ceremony at Buckingham Palace where she presented author Joanne Harris with an MBE for services to literature. After the ceremony Harris explained that the Queen "asked me what I thought about eBooks and computer games and said that she feared that children were playing with those more than they were reading books". Read more here.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 12:51
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 11:17
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Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 12:39
Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service is committed to providing equitable, dignified access to its library buildings, services, communications, information and employment processes for all library users and staff. To support this objective, we are currently reviewing our Disability Action Plan with the aim of developing an updated plan that will continue to support and work towards achieving the goals of an inclusive organisation.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 15:42
The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce the following newspapers which have issues that have been newly added to Digitised newspapers and more on Trove.
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:27
e-Magazines have been very popular since being introduced to our e-library last year. The good news is we have renewed our subscription to the service (called Zinio). Check it out here
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 11:35
Darebin Libraries recently re launched their local history portal – Darebin Heritage. The new fresh and clean look site has a host of resources available. It is fully searchable.
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 10:57
As of 2014, Taste magazine will be available for loan from many of our branches. This magazine was formerly known as Australian Good Taste. Prior to the arrival of the hard copies of the magazines, the digital version of Taste is currently available through Zinio. If you haven’t accessed Zinio before, you will be amazed at the large number of digital magazines available for download. There are no loan periods applicable to these digital copies, and they can be kept on your digital device.
Monday, October 7, 2013 - 10:33
Some Overdrive users will have received an email from Adobe recently telling then their password has been reset. Is this legitimate or phishing? What should you do?