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IUPUI University Library—A Power of Libraries Story
Blog | 14 May 2018
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library is the heart of their college campus. Students come in each day looking for academic support and resources. While students were being provided for, IUPUI library staff felt as if they could do more. 8 years ago, the...

Advantages and disadvantages of open access in libraries

Blog| 1 April 2015

One of the most hotly contested issues in the library world right now is open access, and the debate over whether or not it is a good thing for research continues to rage on.

In general, a lot of librarians tend to be supportive of the...

Session #1: What New Staff Need to Know About Horizon

Webinar Recording | 26 March 2015

Watch this free, 20-minute webinar with Horizon guide Ken Bonney and discover how you can become a Certified Horizon Explorer!

"What New Staff Need to Know About Horizon" brings you a number of helpful suggestions, whether you're a new...

SirsiDynix Joins Hands in Supporting GIANT Steps Autism Preschool

Blog| 26 March 2015

At SirsiDynix, our goal is to empower libraries and the communities they serve. Most of the time we meet this goal by creating powerful library software and providing unparalleled services to our customers. Other times, we’re given...

Abandoned Wal-Mart now the largest one-floor library in the U.S.

Blog| 24 March 2015

In Texas, they like to do everything bigger - and now, the same can be said for their public libraries. There's been a lot of discussion in communities about what to do with the...

Protecting Your Patrons' Privacy

Blog| 20 March 2015

The following rules are adapted from the webinar The Top 7 Ways to Protect Patron Privacy, by library consultant and writer Jason Griffey

The...

The Strategic Guide to Your COSUGI Schedule

Blog| 12 March 2015

Just a few more weeks until COSUGI: it’s time to sit down and plan the sessions you’ll attend.

Don’t know where to start? We’ve put together possible schedules that might interest a variety of librarians. Find the role that applies to you...

A layman's guide to linked data and the semantic Web

Blog| 11 March 2015

Online search capabilities have come a long way since the early days of the Internet. Simply typing in a few words into Google Chrome can immediately deliver myriad results on the right side of users' screens within seconds. Online information...

The Strategic Guide to Your COSUGI Schedule

Blog| 11 March 2015

Just a few more weeks until COSUGI: it’s time to sit down and plan the sessions you’ll attend.

Don’t know where to start? We’ve put together possible schedules that might interest a variety of librarians. Find the role that applies to you,...

Kickstart Your RFP

Webinar Recording | 11 March 2015

Benefit from Joe Matthews’ experience as a library consultant, through which he’s guided many libraries through the RFP process from start to finish. During ”Kickstart Your RFP,” Joe answers many questions and will cover these areas:

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Common RFP Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Blog| 10 March 2015

The following tips are adapted from the eBook Kickstart Your RFP, written by library consultant Joe Matthews.

To make the transition from an integrated...

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