Augmented Reality App for Shelf Reading. Scans (or reads) a bookshelf, using Android’s camera. An Augmented Reality overlay indicates the titles that are misplaced, as well as the mis-shelved items correct spot on the shelf. Demonstrated at Association of College and Research Libraries 2011 conference by its developer, Matt Hodges.
The Science Network - A Social Network Parody. A science parody of the social network trailer, changing the subject from Facebook to Pubmed. Made for a part of project by Imperial College London, MSc in Science Communication students.
HarperCollins 26+ checkouts. The Virtual Library of the Pioneer Library System decided to take a look at the print editions of HarperCollins titles. “What does wear and tear look like on a print book? Is 26 checkouts a realistic standard to apply to ebooks?”
Library Ireland Week 2011. Smart people use smart libraries. (My favorite effect — the books falling in tandem on people’s computer screens with the real books)
Library Jimmer Session | Study in groups…or by yourself. Seriously. College Basketball + Libraries = LOVE.
San Francisco Public Library Commercial. Beautifully represents how books transport us to another place/world. [h/t The “M” Word — Marketing Libraries]
The Literary Device. “[T]he greatest literacy device in the history of mankind!” Created by students from Newark’s East Side High School for the New Jersey State Library. [h/t The “M” Word — Marketing Libraries]
With love from NSZL for Valentine’s day. Valentine’s Day presented w/ digitized images from the Hungarian Digital Image Library. The library was “developed by the National Széchényi Library in collaboration with 48 Hungarian libraries in 2008-2009.” [via youtube description]
Save our Libraries: Alan Moore. “Alan Moore visits St James Library, Northampton on SAVE OUR LIBRARY DAY.” [via @youtube description]