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  1. Mentoring Opportunities

    Mentoring benefits both the new librarian and the experienced professional as each learns from the insights and perspectives of the other.  This page presents information and resources to help you learn more about these transformative experiences. ALA Men ...

    Anonymous - 07/06/2015 - 09:03 - Libraries Transform

  2. The Librarian's Guide to Gaming

    The Librarian's Guide to Gaming:An Online Toolkit for Building Gaming In 2007, over 404 libraries responded to a national library gaming gaming census, reporting on 218 programs. On November 15 2008, 597 libraries reported on serving 14,184 gamers on ...

    HDAVIES - 04/03/2014 - 11:30 - Libraries Transform

  3. The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure

    Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructure ALA Office for Research and Statistics Focusing on the evolution and current state of public-access technologies in public libraries from the perspectives of infrastructure, services, and resources, th ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:57 - Libraries Transform

  4. Community offers electronic petting zoo

    Douglas County Libraries offers electronic petting zoo "Last month, Douglas County Libraries collaborated with our local Best Buy to offer a electronic petting zoo for patrons and staff.  With a staff member on hand, Best Buy brought one of every typ ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 08:54 - Libraries Transform

  5. Public libraries and the Internet: A twenty-five year perspective

    Public libraries and the Internet: A twenty-five year perspective "When I proposed in 1993 to the then National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (NCLIS) a national survey of public library use and access to the Internet, there was some ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:38 - Libraries Transform

  6. Fab Labs at the Library

    Fab Labs at the Library Governing Pat Newcombe, Nicole Belbin 'There’s something unusual sitting in the parking lot of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind. Pay a visit to the 50-foot trailer and you might be surprised with what you fin ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:33 - Libraries Transform

  7. Build Your Own Digital Media Lab: Skokie Public Library’s media lab

    Build Your Own Digital Media Lab: The Skokie Public Library’s state-of-the-art media lab lets patrons get creative with technology The Digital Shift "A patron with no experience producing movies came to the Adult Services Computer Lab at Skokie Publi ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 14:22 - Libraries Transform

  8. Technology Petting Zoo and E-Book Classes

    Cuyahoga County Library now helps patrons utilize their new e-readers and learn about the devices before making a purchase. The library system offers a technology petting zoo to familiarize patrons with the different types of e-readers available. Library ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:15 - Libraries Transform

  9. Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries

    Teens & Social Media in School & Public Libraries: A Toolkit for Librarians & Library Workers YALSA This toolkit covers topics such as "How Social Media Facilitates Learning in Schools & Libraries", "Educating the Community ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform

  10. Core Technology Competencies for Librarians and Library Staff

    Core Technology Competencies for Librarians and Library Staff: LITA Guide 15 Edited by Susan M. Thompson Ideal for public and academic libraries, Core Technology Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff provides an excellent starting point for definin ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 09:46 - Libraries Transform