MOOCs in Libraries

MOOCs, or massively open online courses, have taught millions of users worldwide everything from calculus and particle physics to watercolor painting and conversational French, often for free or at low cost. But as platforms that make these pre-recorded or interactive lessons available continue to grow in popularity, an even greater focus on viable education is taking root.…

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Your Guests As Readers: Who Are They?

As more people than ever begin to consume newspapers and magazines on their own non-dedicated devices, a number of industries have some decisions to make about the different types of platforms that will provide their clients’ content needs. Hotels and libraries, for example, will both reach a broad spectrum of consumers who have different interests, but also different reading styles, and a one-size-fits-all app provider must be able to meet those various needs.…

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Repeat Business Relies on Digital Offerings

In this age of perpetual connectivity, people rarely go anywhere without their smartphones or tablet devices. A recent survey by PC Housing found that this especially holds true for both business travelers and vacationers alike – the former checks his or her device 34 times a day.…

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Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games

The Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games awed spectators with a sweeping tour of Russian culture and culture. Opera and ballet made their appearance, as did War and Peace, Russian cosmonauts and bouncing onion domes. The performance was packed with references that were visually navigated by a young girl Lubov (“Love” in Russian) in a floating dreamscape.…

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Run Up to the Olympic Winter Games

The first day of the Olympic Winter Games were marked by a decided change of tone in press coverage. The run up to these games has been rife with concerns around security, physical infrastructure and human rights. These issues are ongoing, but today we saw the emergence of more positive stories.…

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Featured Hospitality Event: HOTEC Operations & Technology North America

Crafted specifically for professionals in the operations and technology sectors of hospitality, HOTEC Operations & Technology North America brings decision-makers from hotels, cruise lines, management companies, and more face-to face with suppliers representing innovative products and services.

Dates: March 3 – 6, 2014
Location: The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, California, USA

Who should attend?

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Featured Hospitality Event: HOTEC Operations & Technology North America

Crafted specifically for professionals in the operations and technology sectors of hospitality, HOTEC Operations & Technology North America brings decision-makers from hotels, cruise lines, management companies, and more face-to face with suppliers representing innovative products and services.

Dates: March 3 – 6, 2014
Location: The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, California, USA

Who should attend?

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What’s Happening at the ALA Midwinter Conference

Attending the upcoming ALA Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia? Come speak with Neil Parker, Content Solutions Manager, at one of the following activities to learn more about PressReader, a digital newspaper and magazine solution for your library.

PressReader User Group Meetings
Attend one of the two meetings led by Neil Parker to learn practices and tips for users of our library solutions including Library PressDisplay and PressReader mobile app.…

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What's Happening at the ALA Midwinter Conference

Attending the upcoming ALA Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia? Come speak with Neil Parker, Content Solutions Manager, at one of the following activities to learn more about PressReader, a digital newspaper and magazine solution for your library.

PressReader User Group Meetings
Attend one of the two meetings led by Neil Parker to learn practices and tips for users of our library solutions including Library PressDisplay and PressReader mobile app.…

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