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Recap from the IFLA Congress: Advocacy, UN 2030 Agenda, Services to Immigrants & Refugees

I just returned from the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Columbus, Ohio. Each year the congress takes place in a different country and region of the world. 546 more words


Staff Profile: Joe Brown

Hello! I am Joe Brown, the new evening librarian at the Bay Shore School of Health Sciences.  I received my undergraduate degree in Cultural Anthropology and History from the University at Albany, in 2000.  373 more words

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Four steps to a better #meeting by David Lee King

Meetings – I’ve heard more than one person say meetings are a huge waste of time. They hate them. They aren’t productive. A meeting gets in the way of their “real work.” 247 more words


The #FutureofLibraries (Besides lending books, the local institutions are training young journalists and more) @SmithsonianMag

Libraries have been around for nearly 5,000 years, and sometimes it seems like they haven’t changed much since, at least in the public imagination. You know: hushed, slightly musty spaces smelling of old paper, presided over by the stereotypical ancient librarian.  132 more words


#Libraries in the Exponential Age - Moving from the Edge of #Innovation to the Center of Community

Urban or rural, public or private, large or small, libraries are living in a moment in which they are juxtaposed between their traditional role as a respected cultural institution and their emerging role as a dynamic platform for progress. 209 more words


#IFLA Trend Report 2016

In the global information environment, time moves quickly and there’s an abundance of commentators trying to keep up. With each new technological development, a new report emerges assessing its impact on different sectors of society. 162 more words