Center for Research on Globalization “Agri-terrorism”? Feds Shut Down Seed Library in Pennsylvania Center for Research on Globalization In yet another example of the federal government's war on self-sufficiency, the U.S.
Keynote from the BLA Conference, July 2014. #BLAle14 This talk is all about communuication - specifically about how to make your communication stand out amid a… (RT @deanhendrix: This slideshare on #libraries communications is brilliant.
"Even after all the school closings, CPS still can't find the money to hire librarians for about half its schools."
In other words, we don't have a shortage of certified librarians. We have a shortage of money to pay the librarians.
But just to double check, I called Marci Merola, an official with the American Library Association, which happens to be located right here in Chicago.
"If Barbara Byrd-Bennett is looking for certified librarians, I can send her a bunch of resumes of librarians who are looking for jobs," Merola said. "There are many universities graduating librarians every year."
So there you have it Ms. Byrd-Bennett—call Marci! You can find her number in the book.
"As the world shifts to the digital age, a knowledge of computers is becoming an essential part of life.
The group having possibly the hardest transition is the elderly. The technology hasn't been a part of their lives as much as it has for younger people.
To help the elderly ease into the digital world, local libraries offer assistance to learn the ever advancing technology. Whether it is computers or e-readers, library staffs deal with people trying to find comfort using these tools on a daily basis.
At the Frackville Free Public Library, free computer classes are held from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday for people ages 55 and older. The hour is designated to help people learn basic computer skills, such as operating the machine or using the Internet."
Kindle Unlimited and Libraries | Opinion Library Journal And when it comes to curation, there is perhaps no more talented group than librarians, and this knowledge can be the basis for building a digital brand and a loyal audience.
Hear librarians share their personal stories and thoughts on how they strengthen the healthcare community through their research and dependability.Filmed at the MLA Conference in Chicago, 2014 (MT @wkhealth: How do med librarians make a difference?
There are so many stories about Australia yet to be told. Trove’s job is to help you find them.
In preparation for this shiny new blog we spent a fair bit of time hunting through the Trove pictures zone looking for an image we could use to represent what it is we actually do. What is Trove? You can see one of the photos we found below. This, I suspect, is how many of our users see us – purveyors of Australian newspapers to the world. And fair enough. The Trove newspapers zone currently contains more than 120 million articles and receives about 70% of our web traffic. But Trove is much more.