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by Britney

Hello to all of you out there in Reader Land. (Waves enthusiastically.) Today’s post is for you!

I am a series reader. Though I enjoy single titles, and admire authors who can tell a tale from start to finish and contain it within the confines of a front and back cover, I prefer multi-volumes.

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Telling the #Library Story

Stevie should be close to 50 by now. I hope so. I haven’t seen him for over 40 years, not since he used to come into our library in Dundee, looking for company and shelter, or to get out the way of his mum’s new boyfriend. 452 more words


Australian Libraries - The Digital Economy Within Everyone's Reach by ALIA

In order to be a leader in the global knowledge economy, Australia needs
skilled workers and a strong research sector. Government services delivered
online are faster and cheaper. 287 more words


Engaging Library Visitors Through #Gamification – Interview with Ana Ordás @aordas

Librarians have a history of effectively providing information requested by users and creating usable systems. However, the user experience is created by interacting with the system and the emotional aspects play a fundamental role… this is where games come into play. 265 more words


#DesignThinking: #Librarians Are Incorporating it Into Their Practice (The 2.018 Conference)

Looking for examples of how librarians from academic, public and school libraries are using design thinking to make their libraries better? The Library 2.018 Design Thinking Conference featured librarians sharing how they use design thinking. 423 more words


IFLA and Beyond: Afterlives of Evidence

Trigger warning for death, violence.

This week, I talked about building new partnerships and opportunities for libraries at the IFLA President’s Meeting in Barcelona – a global gathering of library leaders. 450 more words


Are You What You Do?

One of my good friends teaches middle school English in South Central LA. She is one of the most caring, patient, and awesome people that I know. 940 more words

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