Erica Melko/ WebJunction
When Perry Memorial Library identified that users were not reflecting the local demographic, they developed an outreach initiative to identify and connect with underserved sections of the community and find creative ways to serve their needs.
IFLA Library Policy and Advocacy Blog
Will 'techlash' make the internet more open and inclusive? A look at where significant governance trends of 2019 might be heading in 2020.
MIT Media Lab
A reflection on the Learning Initiative's first Public Library Innovation Exchange (PLIX) in Akron, Ohio. Library professionals engaged in interactive sessions that introduced them to ideas behind creative learning and encouraged them to experiment and create with technology.
Jacksonville University systems librarian Olivia Hattan-Edwards continues her helpful series of advice for new systems librarians. This article discusses which departments to build relationships with and what you can learn from them.
Hanna Roseen/ Hack Library School (HLS)
How libraries are the ideal places to coordinate community action on climate change
A medical librarian's critique of integrated library system products: how an over prioritising of print collections means they no longer serve the needs of users.
Library Marketing and Communications Blog
Some useful tips on effective signposting from the University of Manchester's blog. h/t: @janecowell
Kalan Knudson Davis/ OCLC Next
What's it like to be part of a metadata jam session? Kalan Knudson Davis shares her enthusiasm for linked data for libraries with an overview of the Project Passage report.
Library Research Service
Libraries and librarians are best-placed to teach information literacy to the next generation, but is the message getting through?
How is the role of a school librarian changing? A different approach to teaching information enquiry that engages teachers as well as students.
Jennifer LaGarde/ School Library Journal
A look at what innovative librarians are doing to expand the idea of what a collection can be and engage local communities.
Shianne Edelmayer/ MakeUseOf
A handy guide to 7 LinkedIn tools and settings that will help you get the best from your feed.
School Librarian in Action blog
A clear and concise infographic showing what blended learning is - and what it is not.
GGre on Github
An open-source webapp developed by Georges Gressot (Université de Strasbourg, France) to help manage serials deduplication in libraries. Available under GNU General Public License v3.0.
Project Information Literacy (PIL)
This report looks at how college and university students deal with the enormous amounts of data available to them when researching online, and their awareness of algorithm-driven platforms. It includes recommendations for librarians supporting students' research.
Elise Gowan/ Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship (ISTL)
This paper looks at how digital storytelling can foster students' science communication skills and how science librarians might support this in the curriculum.
Anna Grant/ Carnegie UK Trust
In this interrogation of the Hackathon, Anna Grant investigates whether it can help libraries to innovate services. The paper also shares details of two UK case studies.
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