Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Librarians Harness the Potential of Blockchain Technology—Get Involved

  Blockchain technology. It’s more than a buzz word, and it’s time librarians explore how it can be used to enhance the role played by libraries within their communities. Get involved in the research while the implementation of the technology is still in the infancy stage. With a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the San José State University School of Information is […]

Blockchain and libraries at IFLA

This is definitely a topic of interest with the international library community. Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies (; have been identified and reported on as emerging issues in the IFLA Trend Report 2016. The IFLA Committee on Copyright and other Legal Matters has also prepared a “Books in Blockchain” briefing on the topic in 2016 (    The Manager, Policy and Advocacy at IFLA and I […]