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Teen Interviews

By interviewing two teenagers about their media preferences I was able to come to a few conclusions about their interests. Analyzing these interests can be incredibly helpful in building a collection that can keep the patronage of a teen audience, meet their needs, and better serve them. 103 more words

Public Libraries: Fall 2011


Arlene Bielefield


Southern Connecticut


Fall 2011


Organization, administration, and services of municipal, county, and regional libraries. Basic developments and trends are considered. 39 more words

Southern Connecticut

CBC Checkup discusses future of libraries..


“….Cross-Country Checkup asks: What is the future of the library?
Friday, September 26, 2014
On Sept. 28, Cross-Country Checkup is hosting an episode dedicated to the library. 75 more words

Teacher Professional

Prohibitive Library Signs

In the library world, few issues are more divisive than the use of prohibitive signs.

On the one hand, there are those librarians who see prohibitive signs in libraries as a very bad thing. 1,083 more words


Happy Banned Books Week!

As a librarian, I’m a big supporter of the freedom to read. So, in honor of Banned Books Week, here’s a virtual read-out video for your enjoyment. Happy Banned Books Week!


Thinking of Future Libraries

Post No.3 and I’ve already failed in my personal goal to make each blog post title a shelf-related pun. Suggestions welcome.

I’ve spent quite a bit of time recently trying to get a handle on what it is that libraries do, as well as what they could do in the future or could do better right now. 353 more words

Graduate Trainee Library Assistant

Amazon, we want to talk to you about Kindle Unlimited

Helen Leesh, librarian and co-chair of Shelf Free, has published an advocacy letter ‘Amazon we want to talk to you about Kindle Unlimited’ on the Chartered Institute of Library Professionals Website. 50 more words

Direct Advocacy