Marshall Breeding / American Libraries Magazine
OverDrive are the largest commercial provider of ebooks and other digital content to libraries, so what will the sudden sale to a major US-based investment firm KKR mean for the long-term?
Karen Sobel / ACRLog
A useful guide for librarians thinking about working in different library positions and different types of library.
Ian Anstice / Public Libraries News
A personal reflection of the UK Library Sector and beyond in 2019.
Barbara Gray / Nieman Journalism Lab
Collaboration between local news and media outlets and public libraries would not only be mutually beneficial, but could also foster community engagement and benefit the local community, says Barbara Grey.
Jeni Tennison / Information Professional
CEO of the The Open Data Institute Jeni Tennison, looks at how open, trustworthy data ecosystems can benefit libraries and build trust.
Brittany Cretchain/ News15
A pilot project at Louisiana State University (LSU) Libraries has launched a scheme to provide digitization equipment and expertise. The Mobile Digitization Lab will be shared with small, community libraries, archives and museums in Louisiana.
In a new initiative at Conneaut Public Library, Executive Director Kathy Zappitello asks staff to move out of their comfort zone. Can saying 'yes' lead them to new opportunities and a greater understanding of the community that they serve?
Eileen Jakeway / The Signal
Eileen Jakeway reflects on a Library of Congress pilot project to bring the library's collection to life using 3D modelling
Meredith Farkas / American Libraries Magazine
Meredith Farkas warns of the dangers of taking data out of context, and discusses the need for library data to go beyond statistics and to find ways of reflecting the valuable work done by libraries on a daily basis.
Radio New Zealand News
Selwyn Libraries in Canterbury are supplying materials, patterns and sewing machines to library users so they can make pouches, wraps and nests needed by agencies working with injured animals in fire-affected areas in Australia.
Anna Gooding-Call / BookRiot
An interesting range of podcasts recommended by the folks at BookRiot, including Lost in the Stacks (a 'Research Library Rock’n’Roll show') and Library Land Loves (a CPD podcast for info pros).
Mayank Nader / Creative Commons
There's now a handy browser extension available for Creative Commons search to make it even easier to find Creative Commons-license images.
Multimedia Information and Technology Group (MmIT) blog
An interview with Jess Crilly, Associate Director for Content and Discovery, on how the University of the Arts London are using alternative platforms to decolonise the curriculum and the collection.
Samantha Cole / Vice
How you can utilise Twitter's muted keywords feature to create the feed you want.
Shreya Agarwal / Towards Data Science
A step-by-step guide to using Google BigQuery to analyse public data. Aimed at those with a bit of SQL knowledge.
Angela Hursh / Super Library Marketing
Steps you can take to empower frontline staff to help promote library services and provide a better, more personalised customer experience.
College & Research Libraries News, [S.l.], v. 81, n. 1
Lisa Nickel and Tami Back report on a project at William & Mary (W&M) Libraries that aimed to help build relationships and connections with faculty.
A case study by Glenn Haya, Sara M. Lind, and Sara Janzen on using Facebook Workplace at the Karolinska Institutet University Library in Sweden.
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