April 17, 2014

Germany’s Unperfekthaus: Is this the Library of the Future?

Photo by HDValentin (www.flickr.com/photos/vbachem).

Let’s be honest. Physical resources are in decline, and the transition to digital holdings will only accelerate.Now: What can we do with all that library space opened up by the decline of print? Consider the Unperfekthaus, a German model that encompasses maker spaces and much more.

Inspiring Design | The User Experience

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Need some design inspiration or encouragement? Here are some well-designed sites and services User Experience columnist Aaron Schmidt noticed recently in libraries.