As part of its ongoing initiative to offer library patrons access to 21st-century technology, Chicago Public Library (CPL) has added programmable Finch Robots to its catalog.
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Progress has been made in closing the digital divide between computer-based tools and infrastructure, but an equally debilitating digital divide in internet literacy affects the American public, according to “Responding to the Second Wave of the Digital Divide,” a briefing of local government, public-policy, and lib
“The future’s gonna happen, whether we agree to participate or not,” said Thomas Frey, executive director and futurist for the DaVinci Institute, to participants in “Libraries From Now On: Imagining the Future.” The event, a summit on the future of libraries held
Click here for the Douglas County (Colo.) Libraries Ebook Report for May 2014.
At times it felt like speed dating for librarians.
Sari Feldman, executive director of the Cuyahoga County Public Library in Parma, Ohio, has been elected president of the American Library Association for the 2015–2016 term.
The Iowa Association of School Librarians (IASL) righted a legislative wrong this session by persuading state lawmakers to reverse a provision in a 2013 law that increased the per-pupil funding formula for school districts that shared a single librarian rather than employing their own.
Chicago Public Library (CPL) is among five libraries nationwide to receive a 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, it was announced April 24.
“The world has moved exclusively online and those who haven’t are at risk,” said D.C. Public Library (DCPL) director Richard Reyes-Gavilan as he opened “Libraries and Broadband: Urgency and Impact,” a public hearing held on April 17.
While celebrating William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, libraries, bookstores, and readers around the world will also take part in World Book Night on April 23.