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  1. Stretching Your Library’s E-Books Budget

    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? Can you start one in your area? ...

    SHOFMANN - 10/15/2015 - 15:38 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing

    No-Nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing Charles Oppenheim Web 2.0 tools and cloud computing applications are now fundamental to libraries and information organizations, but many LIS professionals may be unaware of the legal issues ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:03 - Libraries Transform

  10. Writing a Winning Technology Plan for E-rate Compliance

    Writing a Winning Technology Plan for E-rate Compliance: A LITA Guide Jean V. Morrison To assist librarians and administrators challenged with budget cuts while facing the growing costs of technology services author Jean Morrison, Missouri State Library’s ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:12 - Libraries Transform