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The 'Netflix for Libraries' App is Getting a Major Makeover

The 'Netflix for Libraries' App is Getting a Major Makeover | Kijken hoe dit gaat | Scoop.it
If you have  library card, having the Hoopla app and its access to your local library’s breadth of content is a bit of a no-brainer. But like all new apps,…
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Deze app is in de VS oorspronkelijk gelanceerd in 2013.

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Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out' - CNN

Reinventing libraries for 'hanging out, messing around and geeking out' - CNN | Kijken hoe dit gaat | Scoop.it

Collections, staff and space dedicated to teens have existed in libraries for years. Now, libraries are shifting those resources to developing learning spaces where teens can create content instead of consume it. Research has shown the widespread positive impacts of afterschool programs on academic achievement and social behavior, especially in low-income communities. The need for spaces that engage teens becomes even greater during summer break, when teens have more free time, said Elyse Adler with the Nashville Public Library.


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Wat kan de bibliotheek betekenen voor jongeren? Hier een voorbeeld uit de VS.

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Focus on teens - very exciting!
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The Aspen Institute - Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries

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The Aspen Institute
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Gedachten over de ontwikkeling en toekomstige rol van het openbare bibliotheekwerk in de Verenigde Staten.

http://csreports.aspeninstitute.org/Dialogue-on-Public-Libraries/2014/report .

 

"The Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries is a multi-stakeholder forum to explore and champion new thinking on U.S. public libraries, with the goal of fostering concrete actions to support and transform public libraries for a more diverse, mobile and connected society..."

 

"It focuses on the impact of the digital revolution on access to information, knowledge and the conduct of daily life.

Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and managed by the Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, the Dialogue seeks to shape and advance a renewed national vision for public libraries in the 21st century..."

 

De Dialogue on Public Libraries Working Group is een "select 35-member working group of leaders from the library field, executives from businesses, officials from various levels of government, community development visionaries and education experts..."

 

 

Met dank aan OCLC Abstracts: http://view.e.oclc.org/?j=fefb16747c6005&m=fe9112727d65017e70&ls=fe9210767067027c71&l=ff5e127573&s=fe9415757762037f71&jb=ffcf14&ju=fe8d15737262027b70&r=0

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No-fine experiment at libraries has been a failure, report suggests

No-fine experiment at libraries has been a failure, report suggests | Kijken hoe dit gaat | Scoop.it

“Get ready for the return of late fines at Windsor Public Library, following the release of a report Friday that says a “bold” 21-month no-fine experiment was an abject failure."

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