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  1. Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2011– 2012

    Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study 2011– 2012 Strategic vision and careful management have helped U.S. public libraries weather the storm of the Great Recession, supporting their role as a lifeline to the technology resources and digital ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:45 - Libraries Transform

  2. E-Books in Libraries

    E-Books in Libraries: A Briefing Document Developed in Preparation for a Workshop on E-Lending in Libraries Beginning with a brief overview of the history and the current state of the e-book publishing market, the document traces the structure of the lice ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:51 - Libraries Transform

  3. Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries

    Berkman Center Looks at Ebooks in Libraries David O’Brien, Urs Gasser, and John G Palfrey Jr of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University recently released a briefing document, “ E-Books in Libraries.”  Drawing from a wide variet ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:55 - Libraries Transform

  4. ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project

    ALA and PLA Partner with OCLC on Ebook Research Project OCLC is launching a new project, “ The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digital Future. ” The purpose of the project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, i ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:04 - Libraries Transform

  5. Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content

    Public libraries to lead initiative to ensure public access to digital content The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded a $99,957 grant to OCLC for a new initiative, “The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 10:58 - Libraries Transform

  6. E-Books And Libraries

    E-Books And Libraries In the past year, libraries have seen a sharp growth in e-book borrowing. That trend is transforming the relationship between libraries and publishers. Libraries need to offer electronic books to remain relevant today. But some publi ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:12 - Libraries Transform

  7. Public Libraries & Technology

    Public Libraries & Technology Technology helps libraries do what they do best: connect people with resources and ideas – including books, virtual reference, e-books, and training. Freedom of information is fundamental to the American way of life, and ...

    HDAVIES - 10/12/2012 - 12:53 - Libraries Transform

  8. Writing Successful Technology Grant Proposals

    Writing Successful Technology Grant Proposals: A LITA Guide Pamela H. MacKellar Grants can provide crucial funding to libraries and institutions to implement the latest technology and provide even greater service to visitors. Writing a successful proposal ...

    HDAVIES - 12/14/2012 - 10:09 - Libraries Transform

  9. Next Generation Catalog Interest Group

    Next Generation Catalog Interest Group (LITA- Library and Information Technology Association) This group gives LITA a discussion space devoted to developments in the library catalog, its nature and scope, and its interfaces. ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 11:32 - Libraries Transform

  10. Great Web Sites Committee

    ALSC Great Web Sites Committee (Association for Library Services to Children) ALSC's committee to administer and evaluate ALSC’s Great Websites within the criteria and procedures established for selection and reconsideration. To complete other websit ...

    HDAVIES - 10/10/2012 - 12:50 - Libraries Transform