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  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 February 2017
  • ISBN : 9780081012963
  • Page : 158 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides an overview of these libraries’ successful experiences and identifies emerging global trends and themes. The author offers library practitioners guidance on how to pursue these trends in their own library environment, identifying achievable goals when planning building and design improvements, and developing customer interactions in order to emulate the experiences of international libraries. Presents a range of successful and innovative practices in one book, covering library innovation in building design, programs and events, and in customer experience and approach Provides an international perspective on library activities, with libraries in different countries discussed Analyzes the experiences of various libraries to identify common trends and themes Provides practical advice for librarians who wish to emulate the activities of the libraries discussed, with recommended goals to action Examines both the big picture of emerging global trends and themes, as well as highlighting the daily experiences of individual libraries

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Innovation in Public Libraries

Innovation in Public Libraries
  • Author : Kirstie Nicholson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23
  • ISBN : 9780081012963
GET THIS BOOKInnovation in Public Libraries

Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides an overview of these libraries’ successful experiences and identifies emerging global trends and themes. The author offers library practitioners guidance on how to pursue these trends in their own library environment, identifying achievable goals when planning building and design improvements,

The New Public Library

The New Public Library
  • Author : R. Thomas Hille
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07
  • ISBN : 9780429831416
GET THIS BOOKThe New Public Library

The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and present, highlighting the expressive architectural potential of this unique and important building type. A survey of over 40 historically significant libraries traces the development of the building type over time, with a primary focus on precedents from the US

The Library Innovation Toolkit

The Library Innovation Toolkit
  • Author : Anthony Molaro,Leah L. White
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2015-02-06
  • ISBN : 9780838912591
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This stimulating collection offers numerous snapshots of innovation in action at a range of libraries, showcasing ideas and initiatives that will inspire librarians at their own institutions.

Information and Innovation

Information and Innovation
  • Author : Jean P. Shipman,Barbara A. Ulmer
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2017-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781442271425
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Information and Innovation: A Natural Combination for Health Sciences Libraries uses case studies to illustrate how various health sciences libraries have partnered with innovators by offering valuable services and creative products and spaces– especially innovators who create medical digital therapeutics devices and apps.

Emerging Library Technologies

Emerging Library Technologies
  • Author : Ida Arlene Joiner
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-09
  • ISBN : 9780081022542
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Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This valuable resourse shows how they can be used in libraries and resource centers, and how to get stakeholder buy in for implementing these technologies. Covers innovative insights

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation
  • Author : Manika Lamba
  • Publisher : Information Science Reference
  • Release Date : 2022
  • ISBN : 1799889432
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Examines successful and groundbreaking research and practices around the world surrounding library service innovation. The book also provides an overview of libraries' experiences, identifies emerging global themes and trends, and offers guidance to library practitioners on how to pursue the recent trends in their own library environment.

Ask, Listen, Empower

Ask, Listen, Empower
  • Author : Mary Davis Fournier,Sarah Ostman
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2021-01-08
  • ISBN : 9780838948323
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Foreword by Tracie D. Hall Community engagement isn't simply an important component of a successful library—it’s the foundation upon which every service, offering, and initiative rests. Working collaboratively with community members—be they library customers, residents, faculty, students or partner organizations— ensures that the library works, period. This important resource from ALA’s Public Programs Office (PPO) provides targeted guidance on how libraries can effectively engage with the public to address a range of issues for the betterment

Biblio Files

Biblio Files
  • Author : Susan Birley,Anne Campbell,Jeannie Mah
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • ISBN : 088977482X
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From the efforts of its first librarian who ensured immigrants could access books in their own languages, to the present day as an active community hub, the library has been responsible for many groundbreaking Canadian firsts. The Regina Public Library implemented the country's first fully automated library system, established the first writer-in-residence program, pioneered English as a Second Language classes, hosted Indigenous storytelling circles, and was instrumental in developing a single, one-card system for all of Saskatchewan. With contributions from

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Museums, libraries, and 21st century skills
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : IND:30000123608436
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Staff-Less Libraries

Staff-Less Libraries
  • Author : Carl Gustav Johannsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • ISBN : 9780081019245
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Staff-Less Libraries: Innovative Staff Design considers the challenges of this approach, its pros and cons, identifies international experiences, and discusses best practices. It presents a step-by-step approach to implementing a staffless library and/or services, and seeks to inspire professionals to share experiences and optimize their library. Staff-less public libraries, enabled by technological developments, represent a significant and innovative aspect of the development of public libraries. The concept radically enlarges the availability of user access to public libraries. Some Danish

Public Libraries and Resilient Cities

Public Libraries and Resilient Cities
  • Author : Michael Q. Dudley
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2013
  • ISBN : 9780838911365
GET THIS BOOKPublic Libraries and Resilient Cities

Public libraries are keystone public institutions for any thriving community, and as such can be leaders in making cities better places to work, play, and live. Here, Dudley shows how public libraries can contribute to 'placemaking', or the creation and nurturing of vital and unique communities for their residents.

Public Libraries in the Smart City

Public Libraries in the Smart City
  • Author : Dale Leorke,Danielle Wyatt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-10
  • ISBN : 9789811328053
GET THIS BOOKPublic Libraries in the Smart City

Far from heralding their demise, digital technologies have lead to a dramatic transformation of the public library. Around the world, libraries have reinvented themselves as networked hubs, community centres, innovation labs, and makerspaces. Coupling striking architectural design with attention to ambience and comfort, libraries have signaled their desire to be seen as both engines of innovation and creative production, and hearts of community life. This book argues that the library’s transformation is deeply connected to a broader project of

Advancing a Culture of Creativity in Libraries

Advancing a Culture of Creativity in Libraries
  • Author : Megan Lotts
  • Publisher : ALA Editions
  • Release Date : 2021-06-30
  • ISBN : 0838949479
GET THIS BOOKAdvancing a Culture of Creativity in Libraries

This book shows academic and public libraries the many benefits of nurturing a culture of creativity, offering hands-on guidance on encouraging cross-disciplinary collaboration, launching active-learning events that highlight collections and services, fostering goodwill and trust-building, and forming partnerships that promote library visibility.

Lean In

Lean In
  • Author : Sheryl Sandberg
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Release Date : 2013-03-11
  • ISBN : 9780385349956
GET THIS BOOKLean In

The #1 international best seller In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg reignited the conversation around women in the workplace. Sandberg is chief operating officer of Facebook and coauthor of Option B with Adam Grant. In 2010, she gave an electrifying TED talk in which she described how women unintentionally hold themselves back in their careers. Her talk, which has been viewed more than six million times, encouraged women to “sit at the table,” seek challenges, take risks, and pursue their goals with gusto.

BiblioTech

BiblioTech
  • Author : John Palfrey
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • ISBN : 9780465040605
GET THIS BOOKBiblioTech

Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information. In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that anyone seeking to participate in the 21st century needs to understand how to find and use the vast stores of information available online. And libraries, which play a crucial role in making these skills and information available,