Bugs in open-source libraries impact 70% of modern software

Security Affairs

70 percent of mobile and desktop applications that today we use are affected at least by one security flaw that is present in open-source libraries. Experts pointed out that every library could be affected by one o more issues which will be inherited from all the applications that use them.

Malware attack took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library

Security Affairs

System supporting libraries in Volusia County were hit by a cyber attack, the incident took down 600 computers at Volusia County Public Library (VCPL) branches. ” As a result of the incident, the computers at the library were not able to surf the web.

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Mobile Libraries: Culture on the Go

Unwritten Record

National Bookmobile Day is April 22, part of National Library Week (April 19-25). . A library is a place that stores information, a place where people from all walks of life have the opportunity to obtain textual and audiovisual material for education, entertainment, and enlightenment.

COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries

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COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries. This Guidance has been developed by a Working Party convened jointly by CILIP, the CILIP School Libraries Group (CILIP SLG) and the School Library Association (SLA). all library services resumed?). IT Access and Equipment.

Arup Library: 60 years

CILIP

Arup Library: 60 years. Arup Library: 60 years. Key projects include the Sydney Opera House, the Pompidou Centre and the British Library. The first library in the firm?s What follows is a brief overview of 60 years of the Arup Library in London. Early Arup Library.

Backdoor mechanism found in Ruby strong_password library

Security Affairs

The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits before deploying his code in the production environment. The developer Tute Costa found a backdoor in the Ruby library during regular security audits.

Celebrating the Library of the Future for Libraries Week

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s children build their Library of the Future for Libraries Week. Children, young people and LEGO enthusiasts from age 2 to 85 have been hard at work as part of Libraries Week ? s much-loved libraries. to distribute books to library users. Inspire Library?: ?Inspire

Honey, I blockchained the library

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Honey, I blockchained the library. Honey, I blockchained the library. A new kind of library. What could that mean for libraries? And for academic libraries and publishers, could micropayments per journal article supersede today?s in a new kind of library ?

The impact of Universal Credit on frontline public library workers

CILIP

The impact of Universal Credit on frontline public library workers. benefit that requires the vast majority of claimants to make and manage their claim online - is having on public library services across the UK. Public libraries

Libraries: don't mess with trust

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Libraries: don't mess with trust. Libraries: don't mess with trust. Jeni Tennison, CEO of the ODI discusses how libraries could fit into it without damaging themselves. Operational uses such as using data to support the day-to-day running of a library.

CILIP Open Access resources

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Open Access Webinar recordings. The Public Health England Knowledge and Library Services Team have developed a comprehensive set of information resources about the virus, its symptoms and how to promote public health - [link]. Encourage users to contact the library via email/online.

Stepping into Leadership ? online resources for leadership in libraries launched

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online resources for leadership in libraries launched. Over the past few weeks, those working in our public libraries have demonstrated their expertise, creativity, and commitment to serving their communities. These are open to all and free to access on CILIP?s

Making Access Happen through the Digital Public Library of America

Archives Blogs

Providing public access to Federal Government records is central to the mission of the National Archives. DPLA provides a single online access point for anyone, anywhere to search and access digital collections containing America’s cultural, historical and scientific heritage.

Dominic Cummings: Libraries are "desperately needed"

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Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately DURING the 2019 General Election Boris Johnson said he loved libraries and wanted to invest in opening more of them, but added: ?We libraries plus internal historians?

Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow?

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Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow? Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow? ?IF IF you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need,? If you have a garden in your library, everything will be complete!?

Time to end a decade of library austerity

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Time to end a decade of library austerity. CILIP and Library Champion Bobby Seagull delivered a petition to Downing Street last Thursday calling for an end to a decade of public library austerity and demanding secure revenue funding for public libraries in the Chancellor?s

Police can access My Health Record without court order, parliamentary library warns

The Guardian Data Protection

Advice from independent researcher contradicts health minister and raises more privacy concerns The health minister, Greg Hunt, was wrong to claim that patients’ My Health Record could only be accessed by police with a court order, according to advice from the parliamentary library.

Overdrive CEO, Steve Potash, makes the case for public libraries

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Overdrive founder and CEO, Steve Potash makes the case for Public Libraries. Steve Potash, Lord John Bird, Bobby Seagull, Johanna Brinton Abela and Erica Lazzaro at the launch of Public Libraries: The Case for Support. 1 invested in public libraries.

UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps

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UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps. andypriestner ) is a freelance UX trainer and consultant and Chair of the UX in Libraries conference andypriestnertraining.com uxlib.org. Andy Priestner ( info@andypriestnertraining.com.

Prison library: Bringing children and dads together

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Prison library: Bringing children and dads together. THE world of the prison library is, by its very nature, hidden from the view of most people. The library is situated fairly near the main gate in one of the Victorian wings, but it looks very much like any small branch library ?

Public library content in an age of impact

CILIP

Public library content in an age of impact. Public library content in an age of impact. The range of activities, services and impacts a modern library service provides has grown significantly and undeniably in recent years. Library stock selection is an art.

An Island Library and Archives explored

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An Island Library and Archives explored. An Island Library and Archives explored. It first opened its doors in November 1922, including an active library from the outset, managed by the first librarian William Cubbon. or free to search from the library reading room.

Apache Struts users have to update FileUpload library to fix years-old flaws

Security Affairs

Apache Struts Users have to update the Commons FileUpload library in Struts 2 that is affected by two vulnerabilities. Apache Struts developers have addressed two vulnerabilities in the Commons FileUpload library in Struts 2, the flaws can be exploited for remote code execution and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. of the library, while users have to manually update applications using Struts 2.3.36 Commons FileUpload library Version 1.3.3

Open research needs library support

CILIP

Open research needs library support. Open research needs library support. The document, which is available in a variety of formats, includes the opportunity for library and information professionals to contribute directly through GitHub.

A greener library: The Bodleian?s push for sustainability

CILIP

A greener library: The Bodleian?s A greener library: The Bodleian?s As well as looking at some of the easy wins on the sustainability agenda, this article also explores the cutting edge of library sustainability, with the focus on library buildings, their resources and users.

Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives: Notes from a National Forum

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Art and museum libraries are on the move! Fifty librarians, archivists, and technologists from around the country assembled at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) for Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives , a two-day national forum sponsored by the U.S.

Google released PathAuditor to detect unsafe path access patterns

Security Affairs

Google has released the source code of a tool, dubbed PathAuditor, designed to help developers identify vulnerabilities related to file access. Google decided to release the source code of a tool dubbed PathAuditor designed to help developers identify vulnerabilities related to file access.

Reflections on the Libraries? Responses to Coronavirus, Resource Discovery and the Future

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Reflections on the Libraries? In my workplace, physical library services have stopped completely, with no readers and no staff permitted to access buildings. All of that is gone now, as the libraries are closed to readers and staff. The Temporary Digital Bodleian Library.

Parliamentary library deletes post confirming police can access My Health Record

The Guardian Data Protection

Page removed after complaint from health department about ‘potential inaccuracies’ A complaint from the federal health department has prompted the parliamentary library to pull its advice that patients’ My Health Record could be accessed by police without a court order.

Crowley Company Honored with Modern Library Awards, Office of Economic Development Top 50 Ranking

Document Imaging Report

The Crowley Company (Crowley), a worldwide leader in digitization scanning solutions and conversion services, is pleased to announce two honors bestowed this week: three platinum Modern Library (MLA) awards and a place on the Frederick County Top 50 Workplaces list. Frederick, Md. –

Truman Library Ground-breaking Ceremony

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Truman Presidential Library in Independence, MO, is undergoing a year-long renovation that will result in a new Truman permanent exhibition, new amenities for visitors, and enhanced educational and community programming. Truman Library’s renovation. The Harry S.

Working Internationally for Libraries: How to write effective grant proposals

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Working Internationally for Libraries: How to write effective grant proposals. I had heard about the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) during my MSc, but I didn?t We all know that libraries are facing tough financial times.

Join us on a Presidential Libraries Road Trip!

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In celebration of Presidents Day, we are featuring a series of Citizen Archivist tagging and transcription missions using Catalog records from each Presidential Library: a Presidential Libraries Road Trip !

Success of AI in academic libraries depends on underlying data

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Success of AI in academic libraries depends on good underlying data. nder, scientific information specialist: Success of AI in academic libraries depends on good underlying data. Why do we hear so little in this respect from libraries on this side of the Atlantic?

Gaining Root Access to Host through rkt Container hack

Security Affairs

Unpatched vulnerabilities affect the rkt container runtime that could be exploited by an attacker to escape the container and gain root access to the host. Using the gcc constructor attribute the code is run whenever the modified libc library is loaded by a process.

A sustainable model for library advocacy

CILIP

A sustainable model for library advocacy. A sustainable model for library advocacy. s methodology for building public support for libraries in the US, and to share insights from our advocacy work. It was wonderful to meet so many people who are doing amazing work supporting and advocating for libraries across the UK. t have a culture of working on local library campaigns, don?t t an issue that is limited to libraries in the UK.

Deliver creative and exciting public engagement activities with Engaging Libraries

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Deliver creative and exciting public engagement activities with Engaging Libraries. Public libraries are a safe, trusted space, where people can come together to think, create, learn and encounter new ideas. We see public libraries as a great place for people to engage with new ideas ?

Rakuten OverDrive in partnership with CILIP to support Libraries Week 2019

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Rakuten OverDrive in partnership with CILIP to support Libraries Week 2019. CILIP is proud to announce that Rakuten OverDrive, the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide, is supporting Libraries Week 2019 as a sponsor. About Libraries Week.

Expert disclosed a new passcode bypass to access photos and contacts on a locked iPhone

Security Affairs

iOS passionate Jose Rodriguez disclosed a new passcode bypass bug that could be to access photos and contacts on a locked iPhone XS. Now the expert discovered a similar flaw that is very easy to execute by a physical attacker to access photo album of a locked device.

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The long game: how to get a library into the limelight

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The long game: how to get a library into the limelight. The long game: how to get a library into the limelight. s library, says Arwen Caddy, RB?s s one of a number of big shifts ushered in by the library?s Proof of this is a complete rethinking of the library?s