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Design Libraries are Undergoing a Revival as Apartment Buildings

Developers keen to offer a unique living amenity are injecting new life to an old institution

Home New York Public Library To Loan Internet To Low Income Card Holders

The library system is planning to lend wireless hotspot devices to visitors in need of connectivity.

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JetBlue is finally launching Wifi, public Wi-Fi comes to Harlem, and Norway's public library is putting all its books online for free.

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Hospital uses Vine to show brain surgery, an ethically-sourced smartphone and a 3D printed ear that's better than the original.

Design Abandoned Turkish Bath Transformed Into Pop-Up LIbrary

A 16th century hammam became a temporary archive hall for the Center for Contemporary Art of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Syndicated E-lending Could Be The Future Of Libraries

A government-commissioned report has allayed fears that digital lending could damage the book industry.

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Colorado institution attempts to pioneer a program to draw in readers and put them in touch with nature.

Technology Bookless Library To Open In Texas

The new BiblioTech library in San Antonio looks like an Apple Store and will have zero physical books, with it’s content all housed digitally.

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Mini-Libraries In Colombian Parks Act As Tutoring Hot Spots

There are over 100 of these literary kiosks across the country, which give people access to books, organize activities and homework assistance for children.

Authors Sue To Remove Books From Digital Archive [Headlines]

Three major authors’ groups filed a lawsuit against HathiTrust, arguing that digitizing millions of books violated copyrights.

Design Informal Book Exchange Housed In A Phone Booth [Video]

Phoneboox is a book exchange housed in a UK phone booth fallen into disuse.

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Readers will now be able to borrow books from libraries using only their Kindles

Design Android Augmented Reality App For Organizing Books [Video]

Researchers present experimental tool designed for item tracking and inventory management in libraries.