Happy International Youth Day!

This year’s theme of the International Youth Day is Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward. The idea behind this UN initiated program is to increase the quality and quantity of opportunities available to young people for full, effective and constructive participation in society.…

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New Study Explores Teens’ Reading, Library Use

Initial indicators from the Book Industry Study Group more than a year ago demonstrated the young adults were the least likely demographic to adopt digital reading, preferring instead to use their electronic devices for socialization rather than education. But a new report from Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project, funded in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that reading and digital reading are both on the rise for teenagers.…

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Travelers Base Destination Decisions on Digital Amenities

In this era of constant connectedness, taking a vacation can either be a relaxing getaway from the constant barrage of digital information, or a frustrating feeling of being out of touch with family, friends, and most of all, work. While some consumers choose to power down on their holiday trips and enjoy the quiet, a growing number of travelers actually seek out destinations that will help them stay in touch with their responsibilities back home.…

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Month of July: Titles Added to Library PressDisplay & PressReader

This June, 25 magazines and 16 newspapers were added to Library PressDisplay, PressDisplay and PressReader’s growing catalogue. Read the titles online by clicking below or check them out on your favorite tablet, smartphone or eReader using PressReader.

Magazines

 

Newspapers

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Month of July: Titles Added to Library PressDisplay & PressReader

This June, 25 magazines and 16 newspapers were added to Library PressDisplay, PressDisplay and PressReader’s growing catalogue. Read the titles online by clicking below or check them out on your favorite tablet, smartphone or eReader using PressReader.

Magazines

 

Newspapers

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Public Libraries Respond to Technology-Focused Library Patrons; Adding Tablets to Their Collections

Public libraries are today in the midst of a major transition. As library patrons become more technology-focused and mobile-oriented, the pressure for public libraries to follow suit and offer improved e-services is increasing. Over the past few years, the popularity of e-lending at public libraries (predominately in North America and Europe) has skyrocketed, reflecting evolving consumer trends: 2012 was the first year in which sales of e-books outstripped the sales of print books.…

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Technical Update: Apple Developer Website Up Overhaul

Please note the following message received by Apple affecting the iOS developer website. Unfortunately, this suspension is preventing us from submitting any new iOS apps. We have been informed that all apps currently under review are still being process, but no resolution timeline has been provided.…

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July Newsletter Now Available

With the warm weather in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s the perfect time for your readers to kick back and get started on their holiday-time reading. In this digital age, beach-goers and vacationers continue to stay connected and glued to their mobile devices, smartphones and tablets, to read their favourite publications.…

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