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Blog | 8 July 2015

This is the first post in a series about approaching library decision makers. Watch the blog in coming weeks for advice about talking with the people who contribute to library budgets.

Securing budget funds for your library is about more...

Blog | 1 July 2015

On May 13, 2015, the House of Representatives passed the USA Freedom Act by a vote of 338-88. Less than three weeks later, on June 2, the act was passed in...

Blog | 25 June 2015

Though today’s job market is difficult for library school graduates, libraries have the opportunity to hire from hundreds of qualified applicants.

In many ways, this is an ideal situation. But how can you keep such a large pipeline...

Blog | 17 June 2015

After four months of entries, it’s finally time to announce the winners of the Love Your Library Contest!

We’ve enjoyed reading and watching each story as they’ve been submitted, and have been blown away by the unique impact each library...

Blog | 10 June 2015

As the world of information changes, libraries will need to try new things to keep up with their users’ demands. But trying new things is risky. How can you innovate without wasting precious funding?

You’re not alone in this struggle....

Blog | 26 May 2015

On May 15, concerned citizens of New York rallied at City Hall. New York is no stranger to protests, but this one was unique as it centered around the New York Public Library system. While public library funding has been dwindling steadily over...

Blog | 20 May 2015

The information in this blog post has been adapted from Ed Rossman's webinar How to Create New Revenue Streams for Your Library.

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Blog | 13 May 2015

There is a groundswell in the library sector as of late, and technology is at the center of these expected changes. Libraries have a responsibility to remain relevant to their patrons, and since the movement toward linked data is already...

Blog | 5 May 2015

With another election year around the corner, President Barack Obama has devoted more of his time towards fulfilling important educational initiatives. Not surprisingly, libraries have been at the center of these goals.

Obama outlines...

Blog | 29 April 2015

Many librarians may think library marketing is an oxymoron. After all, marketing is about selling a product, right? A library’s resources are free to the community it serves—how can marketing make a difference in an institution that...

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