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Calling all users!

As you use library services and resources, have you ever found yourself thinking about how it could be done better? Well as the User Experience librarian, I help the libraries find ways of shaping resources and services so that you (the user) can better meet your goals. 192 more words


majestic libraries (part two)

Here is another post in the series Majestic Libraries.

So many beautiful libraries!

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, USA

Biblioteca Real Gabinete Portuguese De Le Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil   32 more words


Real Reading?

Below is an interesting article from The Conversation (http://theconversation.com) about using real books to teach children reading, instead of “home readers”.
The Scholastic report mentioned is also most illuminating regarding reading habits of students. 1,020 more words


In the Neighborhood - The Little Free Library

Remember going into that little grocery store attached to the gas station 30 years ago and finding a shelf of books by the check out?  Mostly paperbacks,  they were accompanied by a dog-eared  sign proclaiming “Leave one, take one.” 200 more words