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PLA: Policies for Library Inclusion of Self-Published Works

PLA:

Policies for Library Inclusion of Self-Published Works

Policies for Library Inclusion of Self-Published Works

 

Stephen

Posted on: February 10, 2016, 6:45 am Category: Uncategorized

Chicago Public Library: The Library as a Gateway to 21st Century Skills

Chicago Public Library: The Library as a Gateway to 21st Century Skills

http://www.digitalpromise.org/blog/entry/chicago-public-library-the-library-as-a-gateway-to-21st-century-skills

Interesting article on CPL’s activities and growth of 21st Century services.

Also, learn more about Digital Promise’s Adult Learning Beacon Project that will shine a light on a select group of communities working to raise adult skills through the use of digital learning tools.

http://www.digitalpromise.org/initiatives/adult-learning#beacon-communities

Stephen

Posted on: February 10, 2016, 6:03 am Category: Uncategorized

LLAMA Thought Leaders webinar series: Maxine Bleiweis

I always love listening to Maxine Bleiweis, retired director of Wesport Library. Truly an innovation leader.

LLAMA Thought Leaders webinar series: Maxine Bleiweis

 

2-3-16 Maxine Bleiweis

“No-cost Success Strategies”

Recording (.mp4)

Slides (.pdf)

Evaluation (SurveyMonkey)

Stephen

Posted on: February 9, 2016, 9:35 am Category: Uncategorized

Number of bookstores in the United States from 2004 to 2018

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http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/03/no-amazon-is-not-planning-a-network-of-300-400-bookstores/?ncid=rss

Stephen

Posted on: February 9, 2016, 6:59 am Category: Uncategorized

Here are the most valuable companies in America since 1990

Here are the most valuable companies in America since 1990

http://www.businessinsider.com/most-valuable-us-companies-1990-to-present-2016-2

Stephen

Posted on: February 8, 2016, 6:46 am Category: Uncategorized

Infographic: Librarians Embrace Tech Instruction

Infographic: Librarians Embrace Tech Instruction

http://www.slj.com/2016/02/technology/infographic-librarians-embrace-tech-instruction/

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Stephen

Posted on: February 7, 2016, 7:39 am Category: Uncategorized

Webinar: Future-Proof Your Library: A Conversation with Stephen Abram

I’m doing this webinar on Feb. 23, 2016.

New Webinar – Future-Proof Your Library: A Conversation with Stephen Abram

 

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Join us for a discussion of key trends in special librarianship that you should be watching, avoiding or leveraging in order to ensure the sustainability of your department. Library advocate and expert Stephen Abram and Phil Green, Lucidea’s COO, will share their experiences in the field, and offer insights, best practices and frameworks for positioning the department as the “go to” place for navigating the information landscape.

Please join us for “Future-Proof Your Library: A Conversation with Stephen Abram” on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016, at 11 a.m.Pacific, 2 p.m. Eastern, and hear valuable insights that will open your eyes to the most important trends impacting the field of special librarianship. We hope to see you there!

Register now by clicking the register now link,
or by calling 604-278-6717

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Stephen

Posted on: February 6, 2016, 12:15 pm Category: Uncategorized