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Blog | 24 October 2014

Knowing what is the most beneficial to your patrons and measuring the valuable work of libraries has traditionally fallen into two major categories: circulation data (also known as circ count) and gate counts. Traditionally, bookkeeping was the...

Blog | 23 October 2014

It seems that everyone is utterly fascinated by millennials these days, and for good reason. If you turn on the news, it's likely that at least one piece is going to revolve around younger Americans and their influence on everything from...

Blog | 22 October 2014

Marshall Breeding Webinar, Part 2 of 4

 

In a webinar about the future of library software, Marshall Breeding took users’...

Blog | 15 October 2014

Marshall Breeding Webinar, Part 1 of 4

 

Modern technology has grown at what seems like an exponential rate. Yet, within our...

Blog | 13 October 2014

Green efforts have reached a tipping point in libraries, especially in the past five to 10 years. While many industries have made serious efforts to "greenify" their buildings and reduce their carbon footprints, libraries have been at the...

Blog | 6 October 2014

Many librarians think that e-books are the future, and according to a recent Wall Street Journal editorial, it appears that all signs are pointing in...

Blog | 1 October 2014

Back​-to-school sessions, digital citizenship, sign-ups, and the celebration of banned books dominated the headlines in the library scene for September. Libraries have been popping up in news searches across the Internet for a variety of reasons...

Blog | 29 September 2014

Google is everywhere - from TV ads to news broadcasts to mobile phones. As popular as it is - is it the most reliable resource for student research? Many academic thought leaders say no. While Google has undoubtedly shaped the way we operate in...

Blog | 25 September 2014

It's clear that the library has been a valuable institution for academic purposes as long as pen has been put to paper. However, the library and its role in academic research is no doubt going through a clear transformation in the 21st century. ...

Blog | 22 September 2014

A recent study released by Bankrate.com shows that 63% of millennials (ages 18-29) don’t own a credit card, compared to 35% of adults over...

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