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The Digitales Digest, Edition One

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Welcome to the very first edition of The Digitales Digest – a series of regular posts in which we’ll take a look at a few of the things we’ve shared on Facebook and Twitter during the week. After all, we pride ourselves on posting interesting, fun articles, memes and more – and we wouldn’t want you to miss out on the very best of them!

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Pokémon GO: How Australian Libraries Can Get Involved

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If you haven’t heard of Pokémon GO yet, it’s an augmented reality mobile game in which players can hunt for pocket monsters, or ‘Pokémon’, using their phones. Digital animations of these Pokémon are overlaid onto the real world using the camera, where players can then catch them by throwing a virtual ball that is called — you guessed it — a Pokéball.

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5 Infographics on Libraries and Librarians in the Digital Age

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Historians believe that the first libraries ever date back to 2600 BC, when clay tablets in script were discovered archived in temple rooms. Since then, libraries have gone through centuries of change.

No longer just archives of knowledge, today’s libraries play a significant role in our society, from being a centre for collaboration and community to a place of knowledge and education. Here are five infographics about the roles of libraries and librarians in the digital age!

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