Virginia’s Newport News Public Library System (NNPLS) launched StatBase, an open-source usage statistics program that enables libraries to … [Continue Reading]
That distant rumble? It’s just me, tearing down the silos that plague the library world. Pick up a sledgehammer and help. As current chair … [Continue Reading]
Everywhere you look, librarians are on the hunt for databases, databases, and more databases. But which one is best? More importantly, when … [Continue Reading]
Library Systems Landscape: Putting the Pieces Together Open Source Options Company Profiles Imagine a future library use case: … [Continue Reading]
A neglected garden in the courtyard of Old Bridge (NJ) Public Library will soon be transformed, part of a horticultural program that will … [Continue Reading]
Virginia’s Newport News Public Library System (NNPLS) launched StatBase, an open-source usage statistics program that enables libraries to track and visualize data on circulation, patron registration, door counts, reference, acquisitions, instructor-led courses, and more. The application is available as a free download on SourceForge.
The effects of screen time on little ones, the integration of technology with library programming – these are some of the issues now facing the profession. It’s time to break down divisional silos, according to Christopher Harris, and work together to ensure libraries’ effectiveness in serving kids and teens.
In recognition of National Library Week, Total Boox, the “pay-as-you-read” metered ebook platform, will make its entire collection of more than 20,000 titles free to read from April 13 through April 20. The week-long promotion will allow anyone with an Android, Apple iOS, or Kindle Fire tablet to download the free Total Boox ereader app at www.totalboox.com/freereading and access fiction and nonfiction ebooks.
By Elizabeth Michaelson on April 10, 2014 1 Comment
Everywhere you look, librarians are on the hunt for databases, databases, and more databases. But which one is best? Which offers material that your students will use? And which one will be accessible to them? Wonder no more.
Ebook Usage in U.S. Public Libraries: 2013
Download Library Journal‘s 4th annual survey of Ebook Usage in U.S. Public Libraries, courtesy of Freading. Inside, you’ll find the most up to date statistics on how libraries are adopting ebooks and the driving factors behind purchasing and circulation activity in the public market.
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Not Your Mama’s Library Program: Lanyards give way to coding and power tools in summer tech camps nationwide
Computer coding programs and robotics are just some of the tools intrepid young patrons will be using this summer as school and public librarians nationwide gear up for technology camps.
By Frances Jacobson Harris & Megan Murray Cusick on March 10, 2014 Leave a Comment
Most schools have highly regulated Internet policies that don’t address the productive use of social media by students. It’s time to revisit these rules.