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  1. Mapping Your Library

    Mapping Your Library "Two companies, one large, one small, both with origins as Stanford student projects, are ready to help you map your library. Walking the exhibit floor at ALA Annual Conference, I am always curious when I see a tech behemoth. Goo ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers

    Taiwan Airport Opens E-library for Transit Passengers PC World   by Ralph Jennings " Taiwan's international airport has opened what it calls the world's first in-transit e-library, offering 400 e-book titles to ease waiting-hall boredom whi ...

    HDAVIES - 01/10/2013 - 15:16 - Libraries Transform

  6. 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

  7. NEW Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach

    NEW Planning for Results: A Streamlined Approach Sandra Nelson A classic resource, Planning for Results has long served to help public librarians envision, evaluate, and respond to community needs with distinctive programs and services. The NEW Planning f ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 15:44 - Libraries Transform

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Meeting Spaces

    The Atlas of New Librarianship Meeting Spaces Author Jocelyn Clark Meeting spaces are the places where people can come together to hold a conversation, share ideas, and create knowledge. The librarian’s role in facilitation of these meeting spaces can tak ...

    HDAVIES - 11/05/2012 - 16:04 - Libraries Transform