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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Managing for Results

    Managing for Results: Effective Resource Allocation for Public Libraries Sandra Nelson, Ellen Altman, and Diane Mayo for PLA Using the Planning for Results planning process as the springboard, the Public Library Association has developed a new tool to ena ...

    HDAVIES - 12/12/2012 - 14:02 - Libraries Transform

  5. The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building

    The Engaged Library: Chicago Stories of Community Building In late summer, 2005, Co-Director Jody Kretzmann and researcher Susan Rans from the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at Northwestern University agreed to visit several Chicago Branch Li ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:45 - Libraries Transform

  6. Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services

    Gaming and Libraries: Intersection of Services Jenny Levine In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Jenny Levine illustrates how librarians can reap positive gains by proactively, creatively, and affordably integrating gaming into the services and pr ...

    HDAVIES - 01/15/2013 - 09:08 - Libraries Transform

  7. Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival

    Toronto Library Hosts a Comics Festival A comics festival taking place in a library, while the library is still open no less, may well seem like a potential disaster in the making. But TCAF succeeds beautifully because of the partnership between The Begui ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 13:23 - Libraries Transform

  8. America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters

    America Gone Wrong: A Slashed Safety Net Turns Libraries into Homeless Shelters A dirty little secret about America is that public libraries have become de facto daytime shelters for the nation's street people while librarians are increasingly our un ...

    HDAVIES - 11/02/2012 - 12:01 - Libraries Transform

  9. OLOS Columns

    OLOS Columns Columns written by members of the Office of Literacy & Outreach Services, a division of the American Library Association. Outreach areas include:  Adult Literacy, Bookmobiles, Services to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender People, Se ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 15:22 - Libraries Transform

  10. It Takes a Community to Create a Library

    It Takes a Community to Create a Library KENNETH WILLIMENT The four-year, four-city Working Together Project sent community development librarians into diverse neighborhoods across the country. Supported through funding agreements with Human Resources and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/31/2012 - 14:19 - Libraries Transform