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Why trained library employees will change everything

With the Library sector evolving, staff need the skills to keep up; whether it’s on the library floor with new technology, or simply in basic operational functions. Trained employees will make a world of difference in helping create a 21st...

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8 steps to improve your library

Libraries should be an exciting place to visit, no matter whether the need to visit is for research, learning or simply recreational purposes. Regardless, they need to be a space where people feel welcomed and relaxed which is why it’s important...

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7 interesting tech based library initiatives from around the globe

Thanks to new technologies, the internet and the rise of digital media, distance and remote locations are no longer a barrier to reach communities. In this ever changing technological society, innovation is a must. Pretty much every industry has...

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Author Talks in Libraries

Perhaps the most anticipated event in any library would be the author talk. These events provide an opportunity for customers to hear the thoughts of their favourite authors, find out their writing process and gather an insight into the journey that...

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What is Design Thinking for Libraries, and How Can it Solve My Library’s Problems?

Any concept with ‘Design’ in its title can be intimidating for people who perceive themselves to be non-creatives, like myself. However, if we consider that in this context, Design Thinking is just a fancy term for human-centred problem solving, we...

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Organisational Culture in Libraries – the Way Things Are Done Around Here…

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit” – Aristotle

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10 Step Plan to Attracting Non Users to your Library

Knowing where to find and engage new users is so important to the prosperity and longevity of your library. Simply opening the doors each morning is not enough to increase your user count, which begs the question, how and where do you attract new...

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Intrapreneurialism in Libraries – How Intrapreneurs are Going to Transform the LIS Sector

We’ve all heard about entrepreneurs – those passionate risk-takers who create a business from a moment of inspiration, a passion, or some kind of opportunity they come across, and develop a business from seemingly nothing, sometimes with great...

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Dewey - or Don’t We?

Dewey Readmore Books.

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Can Libraries Use Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding isn’t about collecting money. It’s about making something happen with a crowd of people who believe in something. Normal people, not rich people with a lot of power, just people like you and me” – Jozefien Daelemans

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