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Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — December 22, 2014

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14 Things Your Should Watch, Read & Stream before 2015

This holiday season, it’s likely you’ll find yourself with a bit of downtime while traveling or visiting family. Below, the 99U staff compiled a list of our favorite movies, podcasts, and documentaries that offer new insights on creativity. Our picks allow you to kick back, while still providing inspiration for getting things done, so you can hit the new year refreshed.

FCC Hikes Rates to Fund Internet in Schools

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted Thursday to increase fees on phone users in order to boost funding for a program that provides Internet connections for schools and libraries.   The rule would increase the funding cap on the E-rate program by $1.5 billion, to a total of $3.9 billion per year.

25-Plus Predictions for the Legal Industry in 2015

Predictions about the future might appear to be difficult, but Niels Bohr, and perhaps three other influential people, might have been astonished to learn we have been fortunate to compile a long list of rather pragmatic predictions for the legal industry in 2015.

New Database Created by ABA Criminal Justice Section Charts State-by-State Conviction Restrictions

Got a client who is wondering what career repercussions and other restrictions will result from a criminal conviction?  A free database developed by the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section under the Court Security Improvement Act now provides the answer to that question, the ABA announcedTuesday.

Digital Archive Scavenger Hunt

Try your hand at Our State’s digital archive scavenger hunt for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the Our State Store.

Book Riot Readers Name the Best Books of 2014

Team Riot shared our great big list of favorite books of 2014 a few weeks ago, and now we get to reveal the results from our reader poll!

UNC Library Gets $25M Contract, Largest Ever from EPA

Thanks to a $25 million contract, the UNC School of Information and Library Science will continue to operate the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Research Triangle Park Library for another five years.

The Secret of Eye Contact, Revealed

Who we look at, and for how long, can have far more impact than our words.

Finding the Motivation to Change Your Entire Life

Let’s look at how you find that motivation to finally start changing — and then to keep going when the changes inevitably get tough.

The Librarian of the Future

Who do you think “Librarians of the Future” are? How would they behave and what would they look like? In my imagination they are like a space hero, a Flash Gordon-like figure with almost magical cyber librarian skills nobody ever had heard of. But hold on – many of us practice such skills already…

 

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