libraries

The future of academic libraries and media literacy in the experience economy

Back in 2012 an OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) study found that most academic librarians thought the primary ...

Transforming libraries for 21st-century communities

Recently I was researching an article on how libraries are transforming themselves to better serve their patrons in the ...

Why libraries must rewrite themselves

Imagine waking up one morning and finding that your public, school, or academic library had disappeared overnight — ...

Your patrons are customers – so start treating them like it

It’s no surprise that the way patrons use the library space is changing.  And when human behavior changes, our ...

Are virtual libraries a threat to the industry?

Digital vs. physical It’s been a raging debate in the library industry for much of the last 20 years. But here’s the ...

How a Print on Demand solution brings choice to library patrons, featuring KCLS

Featuring King County Library Systems (KCLS) Background With 50 libraries managed under the System, 700,000 active ...

Embracing technology in the public library space, featuring Richmond Public Library

The library Some public libraries have been slow to adopt new technology. Around the world, they’ve hesitated to ...

What libraries can learn from WeWork

Co-working spaces aren’t revolutionary when we consider that libraries have been providing this service forever. And ...

Expanded OpenAthens partnership makes PressReader more accessible to students around the world

After years of successful partnership with OpenAthens, we’ve integrated the identity and access management software ...

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