Say you have a project. It’s not quite “done,” at least by your—or your team’s—estimation. That’s precisely when you need to get it out … [Continue Reading]
It’s a Tuesday evening and the Watertown (MA) Free Public Library’s (WFPL) maker space, Hatch, is humming. Volunteer Steve Small is … [Continue Reading]
Earlier this year Touchpress and the Juilliard School partnered to create the app Julliard Open Studios, which allows subscribers access to … [Continue Reading]
Librarians have always taught patrons how to use the tools that serve their information needs. We had to explain card catalogs, vertical … [Continue Reading]
Library Systems Landscape 2015: Managing Multiplicity SirsiDynix Adds to Community Funded Services Suite Ex Libris Launches Developer … [Continue Reading]
By The Digital Shift on October 5, 2015
On October 14, Library Journal and School Library Journal will host their sixth annual virtual conference, “The Digital Shift: Libraries Connecting Communities.” Baker & Taylor Inc. is a Gold Sponsor of the conference, and LJ reached out to George Coe, George F. Coe, President and CEO of Baker & Taylor, to participate in this series of interviews addressing libraries’ evolving role in using the latest technology to connect patrons to the information, tools, and services that they need—and to one another.
By Kathy Ishizuka on October 5, 2015
CEO of Caravan Studios Marnie Webb unpacked design thinking in her SLJ Summit keynote, providing a model for developing projects, from idea to prototype, through deep, empathetic listening.
By The Digital Shift on October 2, 2015
No library card is required to use the tools at the Hatch maker space, located near Dunkin’ Donuts in a mall in Watertown, MA, and launched by the Watertown Free Public Library with diverse community funding.
By The Digital Shift on October 1, 2015
Open educational resources (OER) are a boon to maker activities, according to library media specialist Laura Fleming, who provides related tips and links to fun, cost-effective projects.