“Editorial The ten year strategy of Arts Council England has been revised and now firmly includes libraries within it. Part of the challenge for ACE must have been not be seen to simply just add “and libraries” to the end of each key point and to...”
The Innovation library received a slew of press coverage when they announced the opening of the Innovation Lab -- a space that gives the public free access to 3D printers, laser cutters and CNC milling machines.
Politicians have realised that they get more bang for their buck if they spend money on libraries rather than museum and gallery projects Library campaigners, among whom I count myself, need not be too full of doom and gloom.
Download, embed and share The Social Librarian infographic. The social librarian is enmeshed in the fabric of the Internet of Things as curator, educator, filter and beacon.
"Social today means so much more than sending a tweet or posting to Facebook. The social librarian is enmeshed in the fabric of the Internet of Things as curator, educator, filter and beacon. In this complex, dynamic and demanding environment, librarians are extending themselves and empowering library users.
In recognition of this, Elsevier's Library Connect Newsletter (@library_connect) and Joe Murphy (@libraryfuture), Librarian & Technology Analyst/Trend Spotter, offer up a visual portrait of The Social Librarian, and invite you to download and post, share on your social streams, and discuss with your library stakeholders.