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Forging the future of special collections
Forging the future of special collections
Once treated as exclusive spaces for valuable but hidden and under-utilized material, over the past few decades special collections departments have been transformed by increased digitization and educational outreach efforts into unique and highly visi...
A library card provides endless opportunities for family engagement
A library card provides endless opportunities for family engagement
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the nation�s public libraries highlight the value of a library card. As children head back to school, family time is often hindered by homework and afterschool and social activities.
Engaging babies in the public library
Engaging babies in the public library
Public libraries across the nation continue to transform themselves into learning centers for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. There are many resources available to help librarians create baby-friendly play spaces and enhanced storytimes, but until...
Managing metadata in web-scale discovery systems
Managing metadata in web-scale discovery systems
Libraries are increasingly using web-scale discovery systems to help clients find a wide assortment of library materials, including books, journal articles, special collections, archival collections, videos, music and open access collections. Depending...