Occupy Your Sidewalk with a Micro-library


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These are fun community projects to begin. Classes can create and curate them, too! I will begin at least one in the next few years.

Occupy Your Sidewalk with a Micro-library!

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61 Non-librarian Jobs for MLIS Grads


I love passing along research for and by my fellow library science grad students. Check out the job search sites and unconventional job descriptions for the modern librarian, compiled by Mia Breitkopf–we are a pretty cool bunch of brilliant minds.

61 Non-librarian Jobs for MLIS Grads

School Library Consortia: Solution to E-Collection Development


The Common Core Standards have helped some publishers understand how nonfiction ebooks will be used in school libraries, and they are responding with gusto.  School library consortia get breaks on ebook pricing.  Create the right economic model and pool our e-collection development budgets, and we’re keeping with the original library philosophy: cost effective, unlimited, simultaneous access.

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Buyer Beware: Ebooks are a key purchase, but not by single libraries