860 U.S. and international newspapers full-text. Television & radio news transcripts. Includes access to Ebsco’s Newswires and Web News, which provide near real-time access to news feeds from around the world.
"This past month in Philadelphia, nearly 60 library administrators, academic leaders, and facilities personnel gathered to discuss trends characterizing modern library spaces. These participants in our 2 ½ day Academic Library Planning and Revitalization Institute reached consensus on four key areas needed in order for modern academic libraries to better serve student users. From there, we collectively brainstormed how to provide these four key items through both physical design and programmatic choices."
Patrick Cain, Academic Impressions, April 23, 2015
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Contents: When do privacy and confidentiality issues arise? -- The First Amendment and other legal considerations -- Privacy, confidentiality, and the Internet -- State privacy and confidentiality statutes -- Minors' First Amendment rights and rights to privacy -- Federal laws -- Developing privacy policies.
Library Technology Guides provides comprehensive and objective information surrounding the many different types of technology products and services used by libraries. It covers the organizations that develop and support library-oriented software and systems. The site offers extensive databases and document repositories to assist libraries as they consider new systems and is an essential resource for professionals in the field to stay current with new developments and trends. Relevant news items are posted daily on Twitter:
We are a not-for-profit, membership-based organization dedicated to serving libraries. At Amigos, we understand the needs and concerns faced by libraries and cultural heritage institutions. We're librarians too. That is why we take pride in being one of the largest library service networks in the nation. Whether it’s for continuing education, vendor discounts, or professional advice, we are here for you.
Amigos Library Services is a member-led and member-focused cooperative whose
Mission is to unite libraries for action and strength in service to their communities.
Vision is that members will view Amigos as indispensable for strengthening their ability to serve their communities.
Accessibility, Universal Design, Web Usability & Assistive Technology
"Demonstrates how data from surveys, focus groups, ALA, and state and local sources can be aggregated and used to craft a strong message
Takes readers step by step through the process of using data to tailor a message to specific audiences
Offers real-world examples from school and public libraries that can be used as models"
OCLC is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research and community programs for its membership and the library community at large. We are librarians, technologists, researchers, pioneers, leaders and learners. With thousands of library members in more than 100 countries, we come together as OCLC to make information more accessible and more useful.