Linked resources for transforming your library

ACRL Members: see "Poster session alphabet soup," by Brenda Hazard. This A-Z guide to creating a successful poster session experience was published in C&RL News, July/August 2006, volume 67, No. 7.
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24symbols, a service akin to Spotify or Netflix for e-books, will essentially be a subscription-based service by which for a monthly fee readers will get access to a cloud-hosted e-book library that they can read as long as they’re paid up. (Also like Spotify, it won’t be available in the US on launch).
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The DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno, recently added two 3D printers, along with a 3D scanner and supporting software, to its collection.
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3D printing is the process of creating physical objects by building layers of quickly-hardening material one on top of the other.
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The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.
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This Guide will provide information for thinking about the design of new and renovated library space, and point toward additional resources that can support, inform and enhance the academic library design process.
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This program pairs recipients of ALA's Spectrum Scholarship Program with mentors from ACRL.
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A list of of devices that support Adobe PDF and EPUB content.
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2009 ALA/AIA Library Buildings Awards

Arabian Library, Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale, Arizona

richard+bauer architecture, LLC

The 20,000-square-foot library is a freestanding replacement for the small, shared use facility at

the Desert Arroyo Middle School. Walls of weathered steel plate reflect the terra-cotta walls of

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OCLC is launching a new project, “The Big Shift: Advancing Public Library Participation in Our Digital Future.”
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