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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...

Blog | 23 April 2015

In the age of the Internet and constant connectivity, it may seem like people can work from anywhere. However, there is something to be said about having a place to go where patrons can get work done outside of the typical 9-to-5 schedule.

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Blog | 21 April 2015

Every industry blog and conference speaker has said it: the library industry is changing.

Content is becoming increasingly digital, and people are consuming it through various types of devices, including mobile. As a result, more vendors...

Blog | 17 April 2015

Google is in the news yet again. After several years of trying to reach a settlement, Google is facing formal charges from the European Union. The allegations? That Google is misusing its power by...

Blog | 16 April 2015

Welcome to Thursday of National Library Week, which is also Celebrate Teen Literature Day. As the ALA states on the National Library Week page, “young adult...

Blog | 15 April 2015

As part of National Library Week, National Bookmobile Day recognizes bookmobiles across the United States, as well as the library staff who make them so successful....

Blog | 14 April 2015

A good marketing strategy is a vital component of any organization—even your library.

In fact, you may be marketing your library without even knowing it. Have you ever showcased new programs on flyers or posters? Does...

Blog | 13 April 2015

In the United States, National Library Week spans from April 12 to April 18. This week is a time to promote library use and to honor the library staff who connect their patrons with information.

This week, let people know that library...

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