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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Gaming and Libraries Update: Broadening the Intersections

    Gaming and Libraries Update: Broadening the Intersections Jenny Levine In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Levine adds to the growing body of content documenting gaming and libraries. In her previous Gaming & Libraries: Learning Lessons from ...

    HDAVIES - 10/22/2012 - 15:24 - Libraries Transform

  10. Implementing "Choose Civility," a Community-wide Campaign (PLA On-Demand Webinar)

    Implementing "Choose Civility," a Community-wide Campaign (PLA On-Demand Webinar) Valerie J. Gross Howard County (Md.) Library System (HCLS) CEO Valerie J. Gross details Choose Civility, an ongoing community-wide initiative that aims to enhance ...

    HDAVIES - 10/22/2012 - 14:49 - Libraries Transform