The Daily News: 15 February 2012

Today’s stories include: digitised copy of Whakapapa notebook, academics and social media, Obama keeps library budget, and more. New Zealand Elsdon Best – Whakapapa Maori Notebook No 1. Click thru to “See original record” for digital via @AlexArchivists. (BoK11) New technology seeks to safeguard knowledge of whanau, hapu, iwi and marae | @DigitalMaori. (BoK11) Worldwide LOL:…

The Daily News: 11 February 2012

Today’s stories include: free indigenous knowledge webinar, online content sharing, design thinking, and more. New Zealand Are you struggling to fill out yr Professional Registration journal for  BoK11? via @Mand1can3. (BoK11) Worldwide A must read: No library required: the free and easy backwaters of online content sharing | @libsmatter  #vala2012. (BoK2) Goood. Will use approach for…

The Daily News: 8 February 2012

Today’s stories include: Kiwis boycott Elsevier, future of peer review, transliteracy, and more. New Zealand Nine Kiwi University staff join international boycott of major academic science publisher Elsevier via @WMLIB. (BoK8) Reflections on reading fiction | @L2_S2S. (BoK1) Here’s our reviews of some of the new Māori books available in NZ stores | @TeKaraka. (BoK11) Worldwide “The…

The Daily News: 6 February 2012

Today’s stories include: data-driven libraries, indigenous knowledge, reference desks, and more. New Zealand Congratulations to Stef Clark who joins the LIANZA Exhibition and Sponsorship Committee via @sallyheroes.  (BoK1) Worldwide Data-Driven Libraries: Moving From Outputs to Outcomes via @lyndelleg. (BoK9) Provides details on the process: The Approachable Reference Desk: New C&RL news article via @vonburkhardt. (BoK3) Lovin’ it!: Follow…

The Daily News: 13 December 2011

Today’s stories include: Travel Light tour in the Hutt, new minister for National Library, twitter archive, and more. Finding Heroes will be on a summer break 16 Dec 2011 – 16 Jan 2012. New Zealand It all begins in the Hutt (Travel Light tour) by @sallyheroes. (BoK4) The reader, the library and the lens | Latitude…