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  1. Community relationships

    Leave this field blank The traditional library was a passive provider, reacting to community needs, expecting the user to come into the facility. The new library actively seeks to ascertain how the it can support the community's formal or aspirationa ...

    RGERBER - 05/31/2013 - 11:30 - 1fkq30

  2. Partners in transforming your library

    Leave this field blank Ann Patchett, Readers’ Advisor Extraordinaire Creating Game-Based Makerspaces Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and ...

    RGERBER - 12/03/2012 - 12:56 - 1fkq30

  3. Physical space

    Leave this field blank The 19th century library had book storage at its center, the transformed library is centered around the user experience. The transformed library is not just an architectural statement, bur a re-conceptualization of the library as ph ...

    RGERBER - 11/05/2012 - 12:08 - 1fkq30

  4. Transformation of Library Services

    Leave this field blank Librarians are now 'embedded' in the community in order to better serve groups such as seniors or small businesspeople. 'Digital inclusion' has become extremely important, since one third of the U.S. population s ...

    RGERBER - 11/04/2012 - 11:01 - 1fkq30

  5. Working Group on Libraries and Digital Content

    Leave this field blank Backgrounder: “Libraries, Patrons, and E-books” Information provided by OITP regarding the recent PEW report. This backgrounder is intended to briefly share report highlights, key messages developed by the American Library Associati ...

    RGERBER - 10/04/2012 - 09:44 - 1fkq30

  6. User Expections and the Impact of Changing Demographics

    Leave this field blank The user now expects library services to be available 24/7. The transformed library focuses on customer service, and attepts to understand teh customer experience and how it can be improved. This requires active collaboration betwee ...

    RGERBER - 09/18/2012 - 11:17 - 1fkq30

  7. Library workforce

    Leave this field blank Gone is the sterotypical librarian sitting at a desk. Instead, the staff circulate withing the library, interacting with and assisting users. These 21st century librarians are tech-savvy, encouraged to experiment, to learn from succ ...

    RGERBER - 09/18/2012 - 11:09 - 1fkq30

  8. Collections & Ebooks

    Leave this field blank Traditional collections were books and printed periodicals, but libraries now also provide ebooks, ejournals, and downloadable digital files. Increasingly libraries are using the library website as a "virtual branch." Libr ...

    RGERBER - 09/18/2012 - 11:05 - 1fkq30

  9. Publications to help you transform your library

    Leave this field blank Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators It's essential to stay abreast of the basics of copyright law and fair use. Kenneth D. Crews has completely revised his classic text to remap the territory with fresh, timely insights ...

    RGERBER - 09/10/2012 - 11:56 - 1fkq30

  10. Research about transforming libraries

    Leave this field blank Ebooks and Interlibrary Loan: Licensed to Fill? A survey was used to explore the implications of ebook licensing and interlibrary loan use. Among academic libraries in the United States, a widespread preference for handling print bo ...

    RGERBER - 09/10/2012 - 11:56 - 1fkq30

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