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As part of its rebranding, the National Library of Jamaica is looking to boost its customer base, especially outside Kingston.

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120321/news/news94.html

Pinterest is entering the library environment. Pinterest is visual social bookmarking. It’s similar to Delicious, in that you set up bookmarks to interesting things online to create a curated web directory—but it has images, so it’s extremely visual and engaging.”…

http://www.swissarmylibrarian.net/2012/03/21/pinterest-is-the-new-black/

  “The April, 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics included this nifty invention which was to be the next logical step in the world of publishing. Basically a microfilm reader mounted on a large pole, the media device was supposed to let you sit back in your favorite chair while reading your latest tome of choice.”

http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/paleofuture/2012/03/the-ipad-of-1935/

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