Library Planet is a great idea: a crowd-sourced travel book. They're publishing articles about interesting libraries to visit when you travel.

Hey and supporters, IFLA is requesting your ideas to help realize ten opportunities they've identified for the future of libraries. Here is the link to submit your ideas (open 'till the end of September) and here is where they summarize the opportunities envisioned:

After a few years of renovations our Concordia celebrated its grand re-opening today and there's a nice write-up about some of the features in the Mtl Gazette

Scholar Social

Scholar Social is a microblogging platform for researchers, grad students, librarians, archivists, undergrads, academically inclined high schoolers, educators of all levels, journal editors, research assistants, professors, administrators—anyone involved in academia who is willing to engage with others respectfully. Read more ...