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    The first ALA round table met to encourage library patron diversity, "  ALA's Work with Negroes Round Table". The round table was began to examine the state of equitable access to library materials for African-Americans.  The round table co ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:29 - About ALA

  2. InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking Collaborative Digitization Group

    ASCLA ICAN (InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking) Collaborative Digitization Interest Group Collaborative Digitization Group Interest Group for library cooperatives which are combinations, mergers, or contractual associations of one or more types of ...

    HDAVIES - 03/14/2014 - 13:32 - Libraries Transform

  3. Libraries and the Mobile Web

    Libraries and the Mobile Web The vast majority of Americans now own cell phones, and over half of them have mobile access to the Internet through a phone or other mobile device. For libraries to stay relevant, they must be able to offer content and servic ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 14:29 - Libraries Transform

  4. 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

  5. Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology

    Making Libraries Accessible: Adaptive Design and Assistive Technology Edited by Char Booth As a provider of public space and digital content, your library is duty-bound to promote equitable access to all users, regardless of whether they use assistive tec ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:35 - Libraries Transform

  6. Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog

    Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog--eEditions e-book Andrew Nagy Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology ...

    HDAVIES - 01/16/2013 - 13:06 - Libraries Transform

  7. 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

  8. Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets

    Rethinking Reference and Instruction with Tablets Rebecca K. Miller, Carolyn Meier, Heather Moorfield-Lang Tablet computer ownership on university campuses has tripled in the past year, according to a Pearson Foundation survey in March 2012. At the thresh ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:57 - Libraries Transform

  9. 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

  10. Fab Labs at the Library

    Fab Labs at the Library Governing Pat Newcombe, Nicole Belbin 'There’s something unusual sitting in the parking lot of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind. Pay a visit to the 50-foot trailer and you might be surprised with what you fin ...

    HDAVIES - 01/14/2013 - 15:33 - Libraries Transform