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Google accused of making `library visits` history!

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 14:10

Excessive reliance on modern day technology and search engines like Google is likely to make libraries consisting hard books extinct in no time.

Sweden recovers stolen royal books from US

Last Updated: Thursday, July 25, 2013, 08:46

Two antique books that were stolen from Sweden`s National Library were handed back after being recovered in the US.

Make available leading newspapers in state-run libraries: HC to WB govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 19:17

Calcutta HC directed the West Bengal government to make available leading newspapers in state-run and aided public libraries.

Traditional libraries preserve book experience in Internet era

Last Updated: Monday, October 29, 2012, 15:06

Traditional libraries confronted with dwindling patronage and shrinking budgets continue to find their relevance following the `survival of the fittest` theory, believe librarians at leading libraries.

Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize works

Last Updated: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 09:18

Digitized collections will centre on 3 subject areas: Greek manuscripts, 15th-century printed books and Hebrew manuscripts.

BJP criticises Bengal govt on library issue

Last Updated: Sunday, April 01, 2012, 00:04

BJP on Saturday slammed the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government for imposing "partial censorship" in the state by way of selective subscription of dailies in public libraries.

Mamata’s u-turn on media gag in WB libraries

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 16:52

Mamata Banerjee govt banned English and mass-circulation Bengali dailies at state-sponsored but late Tuesday night said the order was being changed.

Colleges to get Aakash tablet on rent soon

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, 22:08

The Aakash tablet on rent will be pre-loaded with subject-wise video lectures in various fields like engineering, science and humanities.

All libraries in Gujarat to be digitised: Modi

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 04, 2012, 23:48

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said all libraries in the state will be digitised soon.

Now watch porn in public libraries!

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2011, 11:45

New Yorkers can now watch internet porn at the city`s public libraries.

Bangladesh removes Islamic author`s books from libraries

Last Updated: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 23:15

The Bangladesh government has ordered tens of thousands of mosques and libraries to remove books written by the controversial founder of an Islamic party, an official said on Saturday.

Libraries may collapse in a decade: Russia Cultural Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010, 17:35

Libraries in Russia may collapse by 2020, Russia`s Minister of Culture Alexander Avdeev has said.