Monthly Archives: March 2014

World Digital Library grows to 10,000 items – The Washington Post

By Associated Press, Published: March 6 WASHINGTON — The World Digital Library led by the Library of Congress reached a milestone Thursday, surpassing 10,000 items with the addition of ancient manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.Officials said the digital … Continue reading

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Still Relevant? A Talk With a Librarian | Mark Rubinstein

Cynde Bloom Lahey began working in a library during high school. She received a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Southern Connecticut University in 1989 and has been a librarian throughout her professional life. She is now Programming Specialist at … Continue reading

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Library Service to the Homeless » Public Libraries Online

by Amy Mars on April 26, 2013 34 Public libraries are a primary source of information and refuge for the poor and disenfranchised. However, many public libraries have enacted policies that limit homeless patrons’ access to library resources. These policies … Continue reading

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The ‘M’ Word – Marketing Libraries Marketing tips and trends for libraries and non-profits Thursday, March 06, 2014 Great Posters, for Free

Do you sometimes see images online and wish you could print them out for your own library? It’s often hard to tell who created the images or what the copyright status is.  Well, here are 2 great posters that promote … Continue reading

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Public Library: An American Commons Thursday, Mar 20, 7 pm Dweck Center at Central Library

March 2014     Library built by ex-slaves, Allensworth, CA; Photo © Robert Dawson, 1995   Public Library: An American Commons Join photographer Bob Dawson and author Pete Hamill as Dawson presents a photographic survey of public libraries throughout the … Continue reading

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The Center for Book Arts upcoming events Spring 2014

Birds of a feather announcements: The Center for Book Arts promotes active explorations of both contemporary and traditional artistic practices related to the book as an art object. The Center seeks to facilitate communication between the book arts community and … Continue reading

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