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  1. Clone3 of Basic Page Converted

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    landi - 03/17/2016 - 15:47 - American Library Association

  2. 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

  3. 1840

    That same year as Harvard developed the card catalog, 1840,  the University of South Carolina opened the first separate academic library building. There had been university libraries before, but they were housed in multi-use buildings. The University of S ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:41 - About ALA

  4. 1840

    The first library card catalog was created at Harvard in 1840. "Until the eighteenth century, when French revolutionaries took inventory of French libraries on the backs of confiscated playing cards, library catalogs were merely lists written or prin ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:41 - About ALA

  5. Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog

    Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction

    Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction Edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform

  10. Influencing without Authority

    Influencing without Authority (ACRL Active Guide #2) Melanie Hawks How can library professionals gain support for their ideas, develop collaborative relationships, and become recognized leaders—regardless of position or title? Library organizations are fu ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:59 - Libraries Transform