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Policymakers: 3D printing in libraries advances education and entrepreneurship
Policymakers: 3D printing in libraries advances education and entrepreneurship
Libraries are now the leading place where the public accesses 3D printers. Whether it�s to provide increased opportunities for children to experiment with new technologies or encourage new technology-based innovation in small business, policymakers sho...
Demand for Apple encryption tool threatens library users� privacy
Demand for Apple encryption tool threatens library users� privacy
Libraries have a direct and immediate stake in the outcome of the Apple case, as patrons have 24/7 access to library materials and resources via their smart phones, tablets and mobile devices. Sari Feldman, president of the American Library Association...
Dynamic research support for academic libraries
Dynamic research support for academic libraries
Higher education and academic libraries are in a period of rapid evolution. Technology, pedagogical shifts, and programmatic changes in education mean that libraries must continually evaluate and adjust their services to meet new needs.
Seeing libraries as social learning centers: Rethinking library instruction
Seeing libraries as social learning centers: Rethinking library instruction
ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Rethinking Library Instruction: Libraries as Social Learning Centers. Paul Signorelli will serve as the instructor for a four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Feb. 8, 2016.