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Libraries Transform

Because Libraries Transform: ALA’s New Public Awareness Campaign

It won’t be too much of a challenge to embrace ALA’s newly released Libraries Transform public awareness campaign. After all, librarians have been transforming themselves and their communities since the inception of libraries. Although there was a time in our history we librarians were quite sluggish to adapt, over the last twenty years we’ve made up for it in leaps and bounds. This three-year campaign will officially launch to the profession and the public in the fall of 2015 so now is a great time to review the campaign and contemplate how you will implement it in your community.

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Five Reasons to Crowdsource the Library

Do you want to create social engagement within your community, develop a more participatory library, and create user-centered innovations? If so, then consider crowdsourcing the library.