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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Minrva: Library App

    Minrva: for Android phones The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed an app to help students search for books, read summaries, and find their way through the library. "The Minrva app supports a variety of information discovery task ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 13:55 - Libraries Transform

  5. 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

  6. Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport

    Broward County Library makes eBooks available at airport Over the summer, Broward County Library, located in in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, had the inspired idea to make the collection of more than 34,000 public domain titles featured on their ‘Virtual Bran ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 11:19 - Libraries Transform

  7. There’s an App for That!

    There’s an App for That! Libraries and Mobile Technology: An Introduction to Public Policy Considerations (PDF, 848k, 18 pages) A report by OITP which takes a look at how the adoption of mobile technology alters the traditional relationships between libra ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 10:20 - Libraries Transform

  8. 3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library

    3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library ACRL TechnConnect Blog The DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently added two 3D printers, along with a 3D scanner and supporting software, t ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:59 - Libraries Transform

  9. 3D Printing at Dalhousie Libraries

    "3D Printing" What is 3D Printing? 3D printing is the process of creating physical objects by building layers of quickly-hardening material one on top of the other. This technology has been around since the 1980s, used mostly by engineers and in ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:55 - Libraries Transform

  10. Public Libraries & Technology

    Public Libraries & Technology Technology helps libraries do what they do best: connect people with resources and ideas – including books, virtual reference, e-books, and training. Freedom of information is fundamental to the American way of life, and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform