Category Archives: Libraries

The Hive – UK’s first fully integrated University and Public Library

On 11th July 2012, the Hive was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen. The Hive is the outcome of the vision and commitment of two key partners; the University of Worcester and Worcestershire County Council.  Having the great ambition … Continue reading

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vintage library posters we love

For some Monday morning visual entertainment check out these vintage library posters. Here’s my favourite, which is yours?

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BiblioTech – the First Bookless Public Library in Texas

Come Fall 2013, a new library will be opened in Bexar County, Texas, providing visitors with a bank of e-Readers for borrowing e-books … obviously books of the traditional paper variety will be glaringly absent.  This project marks the first … Continue reading

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View our Flickr updates

Keep up to date with our daily activities in images. We regularly update our Flickr with images of daily Civica LLD life in Australia and Singapore. http://www.flickr.com/photos/civicalld/

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<3 Teacher Librarians!

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‘Green’ Library in a ‘Cube’

The new University of Aberdeen Library was designed by Danish architects schmidt hammer lassen, to provide a 21st century learning and research environment for students, University staff, visitors and the public. It conceptualizes the shape of a cube evoking the … Continue reading

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Social Media Statistics for 2012

Can you survive without Facebook, Twitter, Youtube or Google?  I bet not, especially with Google and Youtube.  Although as librarians, we have always been advocating to our users and students that Google is not the “almighty” search engine and placing … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Book Publisher

With just seven days counting down to the end of 2012, the biggest news for 2012 in the publishing world has got to be the merger deal between Penguin and Random House. See article. Pending the regulatory approval and closure … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Warehouse – the ‘Chaotic Storage’ approach

‘Ordered’ chaos As the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon needs somewhere to put all of those products. The solution? Giant warehouses. Eighty to be exact. Strategically located near key shipping hubs around the world. The warehouses themselves are massive, with some over … Continue reading

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