Having spent time in a homeless hostel, this guest post from Aspiring Librarian answers questions on how to engage with homeless communities and addresses some stereotypes and assumptions about homelessness.
A Finnish book recommendation service that allows users to also browse shelves virtually. An algorithm analyses anonymised loan data to make recommendations for customers and provide information on collection data for staff.
A retired librarian from Open University of Sri Lanka and Jaffna University reflects on how reading can help heal war-torn communities, as well as a 30-year career that saw the advent of digitization and online access.
Overview of a project to ensure continuity of library services during and after lockdown. Remote Meetings Space provides a range of services including a virtual meeting place where children connect with artists, folk artists, writers and other creatives.
College & Research Libraries News, Vol 81, No 10 (2020).
Cynthia Hudson-Vitale and Rebecca Miller Waltz
This report looks at straightforward and easy-to-implement strategies that library leaders can use to support the well-being of staff whose working patterns have drastically changed since Covid-19 hit.
A report that builds on published literature, looking at opportunities for research libraries to engage with emerging technologies.
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