Weekly Roundup!

Each week, we reflect on the top articles, blog posts, tweets, news, thoughts, and other tidbits we’ve found interesting or useful. Enjoy!

Hailley

Meeting rooms of the future — aka floating meeting rooms. Also in the quest to not complete work, I got distracted by the Awful Library Books website by librarians who are weeding (and the weird books they find in the process).

Lauren

As the number of libraries merging or closing in Britain rises, Stephen Fry defends them, saying that they “save lives.”

In this article, Megan Cottrell shares how we can help educate children and adults on how to protect children’s right to privacy online.

Brenna

It’s finals week at my university library and we’re offering students free coffee, food, massages, and a movie night. Other academic libraries bring in stress-relieving dogs and throw Lego parties. What does your library do for finals week?

 

Cover photo from JSMetcalf Photos on Flickr Commons.  Licensed under CC 2.0.

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