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I have an article in the Fall 2013 issue of Internet Learning MOOCs for LIS Professional Development: Exploring New Transformative Learning Environments and Roles Abstract The rapid development of emerging disruptive technologies is a driving force behind the evolution of the library and information science (LIS) profession and is causing a […]

#hyperlibMOOC Article: MOOCs for LIS Professional Development: Exploring New Transformative ...




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Don’t miss this by Brian Kenney: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/56190-giving-them-what-they-should-want.html That strategy seems to represent a new chapter in a debate public librarians in America have had for 150 years: should we be providing our readers with the material they want, or should we be providing books we think they should read? Because, […]

Meeting Reader Expectations for Content – Giving Them the E-Books ...




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The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with Unglue.it since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean […]

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding ...




Don’t miss the new column by Aaron Schmidt: http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2012/04/opinion/aaron-schmidt/services-more-meaningful-than-ebooks-the-user-experience/ Fortunately, there are examples of libraries creating new and valuable services that may just serve as a template for fresh, more community- responsive services than the current “free bookstore” long-term gamble we’re making. Baltimarket is a collaboration among Enoch Pratt Free Library, […]

Meaningful Essential Services Beyond Commercial Content