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Transformative Digital Publishing: Coming to a public library near you

Jamie Larue, head of the Douglas County Public Library in Colorado, has developed an innovative platform that offers new opportunities for public libraries to secure affordable digital content, while also creating a new role as digital publishers and distributors for local authors. 3,884 more words
Trends, Observations, Evolution

Social Media Posts as a Library Representative

My personal thought on posting to social media as library representative…

Facebook, you should post 3-4 times a day spaced out, including a post in the evening hours. 349 more words

Public Libraries

A Novel Idea

A Novel Idea (reposted from American Libraries).

Libraries have long . . . provided public forums for book discussion, long before talk-show host Oprah Winfrey renewed interest in book clubs in 1996.

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Public Libraries

the festival of the book

“Why don’t you write a blog about this?”

Although I write and publish my thoughts and family life to the world each day, it still startles me to find out that someone knows I’m a writer. 1,120 more words

Alice Keys MD

3 Easy Steps to eBooks for Kids

You know how sometimes you avoid doing things because you think they’re going to be hard? I’ve been doing that with the eBook section of my local library.  330 more words


Ups and downs at the library

I took off for the county library on Thursday armed with the 2014 Man Booker long list, on a quest to read at least a few of these titles before the shortlist is announced on September 9. 469 more words

Sunday Salon

A Visualization of Public Libraries in the United States

Title: A Visualization of Public Libraries in the United States

Description: As the final project in LIS 658-01: Information Visualization, a set of visualizations were created to show the status of public libraries from data collected in 2011. 457 more words