Following four months of discussions with SirsiDynix and a brief pilot test this summer, Maryland’s Frederick County Public Libraries (FCPL) … [Continue Reading]
Is there a student on Earth who doesn’t love LEGO? StoryStarter, from LEGO Education, taps into that enthusiasm with a language and literacy … [Continue Reading]
As part of the American Library Association’s (ALA) Banned Books Week campaign to raise awareness about the impact of censorship on … [Continue Reading]
This is the first of an LJ "Rollout" series on webscale discovery solution implementations. In an effort to cater to the growth of … [Continue Reading]
The two “one button” simplified video recording studios at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU) Library’s Tombros and McWhirter Knowledge … [Continue Reading]
Two different but very related things happened last week which brought my own fallibility into painful focus for me. One is that I blogged in support of the work of the Ada Initiative. They do great work to advance women in open technology and culture. If you are not familiar with their work, then by […]
Shannon Lichty on Collaborations, Flexible Access, New Pricing Models, and Other Changes Driven by the Digital Shift
On October 1, Library Journal and School Library Journal will host their fifth annual virtual conference, “The Digital Shift: Libraries @ The Center.” OverDrive is a Platinum Sponsor of the conference, and LJ reached out to Shannon Lichty, Director of Partner Services, OverDrive, to participate in this series of interviews addressing libraries’ central role in the transformation of our culture from analog experiences to digital experiences.
Findaway World released an improved all-in-one Playaway audio device with new features, including a backlit screen and restyled buttons for multi-tasking, earlier this year.
Despite the fact that I consider myself a lifelong feminist, I am still surprised and dismayed at how easily I can overlook discriminatory behavior toward women. Or not even discriminatory behavior but things that are much more subtle, like situations that discourage women from speaking up or participating. So when a colleague forwarded a notice […]
The Digital Shift: Libraries @ the Center
On Wednesday, October 1, The Digital Shift: Libraries @ the Center (#TDS14) attendees will engage in a dynamic day-long conversation about our shared digital future. We’ll examine how libraries drive change like no other institution, reaching classrooms and communities around the globe, and will provide actionable answers to some of the biggest questions our profession faces.
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Is there a student on Earth who doesn’t love LEGO? StoryStarter, from LEGO Education, taps into that enthusiasm with a language and literacy product that combines an inviting tub of LEGOs with thoughtful lessons and user-friendly writing and comics software.
Advice from Richard Byrne on streamlining tasks, from managing email via spreadsheets to harnessing IFTTT (If This Then That).