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  1. LLAMA Webinar: “Planning to Transform Your Library”

    Summary: This webinar will present library service inquiry methods, including planning steps and models, to help you start to develop your next library service plan.  It will define opportunities that should be on your radar and offer strategies to get st ...

    FREULAND - 08/11/2014 - 12:25 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  2. Library as Place

    Formerly conceived as repositories of print collections, libraries of all sorts are now providing electronic access to a wide range of digital resources. The publishing industry is changing rapidly, making fewer print options available to store in library ...

    CMCCONNELL - 11/30/2012 - 15:06 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Rolling the Dice

    Who are we, and who are we becoming? By Joseph Janes As I write this, I’m preparing for my annual trip with a couple of dear friends to Las Vegas. This is more nice meal/Cirque du Soleil than bottle service/strip show; we’re the dignified types—though one ...

    ssinharoy - 06/24/2014 - 10:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Library Design Showcase Submissions Open

    By Phil Morehart American Libraries is now accepting submissions for the 2014 Library Design Showcase, our annual feature celebrating new and newly renovated or expanded libraries of all types. The showcase will be featured in our September/October 2014 i ...

    PMOREHART - 05/30/2014 - 14:07 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. Common Ground

    Meeting spaces of the minds By Joseph Janes There are many benefits to spending one’s life on a college campus: beautiful settings, the rhythm of the academic year, and of course continually being surrounded by bright, energetic students. Each summer they ...

    bgoldberg - 12/09/2013 - 11:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. The Future of Libraries

    Innovating, one step at a time By Barbara K. Stripling Have you noticed a tidal change in public perception about the future of libraries? I certainly have. I rarely hear the gloom-and-doom question from a reporter, “Do libraries have a future in this age ...

    LBORMAN - 11/11/2013 - 12:43 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Managing Your Library Construction Project

    Managing Your Library Construction Project: A Step-by-Step Guide Richard C. McCarthy Library building projects leave a legacy for decades, with one chance to get it right. Those with access to a trustworthy expert who can explain the process in step-by-st ...

    HDAVIES - 12/18/2012 - 13:12 - Libraries Transform

  8. Grant Money through Collaborative Partnerships

    Grant Money through Collaborative Partnerships Nancy Kalikow Maxwell Because libraries are information and research centers, they can support a huge variety of grant funding initiatives outside their own purview. Cultural centers, businesses, and educatio ...

    HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 14:45 - Libraries Transform

  9. Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons

    Transforming Library Service Through Information Commons: Case Studies for the Digital Age D. Russell Bailey and Barbara Gunter Tierney The Information Commons (IC) strives to unite all the facts and figures of the world into a resource available to every ...

    HDAVIES - 11/26/2012 - 13:58 - Libraries Transform

  10. Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space

    Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space Council on Library and Information Resources Washington, D.C. February 2005 A wealth of high-quality material is now accessible electronically. What does this revolutionary change mean for the creation ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:01 - Libraries Transform