Innovation in Public Libraries

Written By Kirstie Nicholson
Innovation in Public Libraries
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 23 February 2017
  • ISBN : 0081012969
  • Pages : 158 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Innovation in Public Libraries written by Kirstie Nicholson which was release on 23 February 2017, this book published by Chandos Publishing. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides an overview of these libraries’ successful experiences and identifies emerging global trends and themes. The author offers library practitioners guidance on how to pursue these trends in their own library environment, identifying achievable goals when planning building and design improvements, and developing customer interactions in order to emulate the experiences of international libraries. Presents a range of successful and innovative practices in one book, covering library innovation in building design, programs and events, and in customer experience and approach Provides an international perspective on library activities, with libraries in different countries discussed Analyzes the experiences of various libraries to identify common trends and themes Provides practical advice for librarians who wish to emulate the activities of the libraries discussed, with recommended goals to action Examines both the big picture of emerging global trends and themes, as well as highlighting the daily experiences of individual libraries

Innovation in Public Libraries

Innovation in Public Libraries
  • Author : Kirstie Nicholson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23
  • Total pages : 158
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Innovation in Public Libraries: Learning from International Library Practice examines the recent activities of successful and innovative libraries around the world, presenting their initiatives in areas including library design, events and programs, and creating customer experiences. This timely guide provides an overview of these libraries’ successful experiences and identifies emerging ...

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services
  • Author : David Baker,Wendy Evans
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-21
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization takes as its underpinning theme the whole subject of innovation in Library and Information Services. It considers the various types of innovation through case studies and exemplars both from within the LIS sector and other cognate industries and environments....

The EC Libraries Programme and Innovation in Public Libraries

The EC Libraries Programme and Innovation in Public Libraries
  • Author : Comisión Europea Dirección General de Telecomunicaciones, Mercado de la Información y Valorización de la Investigación
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 80
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Download or read online The EC Libraries Programme and Innovation in Public Libraries written by Comisión Europea Dirección General de Telecomunicaciones, Mercado de la Información y Valorización de la Investigación, published by which was released on 1993. Get The EC Libraries Programme and Innovation in Public ...

Boomers and Beyond

Boomers and Beyond
  • Author : Pauline M. Rothstein,Diantha Dow Schull
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : A roadmap to the trends and perspectives on the library's role in meeting the needs of our aging population. This book offers proactive ideas that serve the increasing longevity of your patrons, different perspectives on longevity from a variety of scholars and experts, and a section on librarians' responses to ...

Handbook of Innovation in Public Services

Handbook of Innovation in Public Services
  • Author : Stephen P. Osborne,Louise Brown
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Innovation is a core issue for public services and is a key element of public services reform – particularly in this age of austerity where policymakers urge the need to 'innovate to do more with less'. This comprehensive and accessible Handbook explores the potential for creating efficient and effective public services. ...

Libraries at Large

Libraries at Large
  • Author : United States. National Advisory Commission on Libraries
  • Publisher : New York : Bowker
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Total pages : 664
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Download or read online Libraries at Large written by United States. National Advisory Commission on Libraries, published by New York : Bowker which was released on 1969. Get Libraries at Large Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Libraries Traditions and Innovations

Libraries   Traditions and Innovations
  • Author : Melanie A. Kimball,Katherine M. Wisser
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2017-05-08
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Many consider libraries to be immutable institutions, deeply entrenched in the past, full of dusty tomes and musty staff. In truth, libraries are and historically have been sites of innovation and disruption. Originally presented at the Library History Seminar XII: Libraries: Traditions and Innovations, this collection of essays offers examples ...

Public Libraries in the 21st Century

Public Libraries in the 21st Century
  • Author : Anne Goulding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-15
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Public Libraries in the 21st Century presents a comprehensive analysis of the impact of recent policy initiatives directly targeted at public libraries along with broader developments in the public sector environment within which they operate. Key features include: ¢ An exploration of the context within which public libraries are operating and ...

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres

Libraries and Learning Resource Centres
  • Author : Biddy Fisher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : This comprehensive reference examines the changing role and design of library buildings, using a critical examination of recent examples from around the world. The authors, who represent the views of the architect and the client, outline the history and changing typology of the library. They examine the new national, public, ...

Developing Community Led Public Libraries

Developing Community Led Public Libraries
  • Author : John Pateman,Ken Williment
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : This important book examines the potential for a new community led service model in public libraries. Using theoretical approaches to working with socially excluded community members, with a direct application of those approaches in Canadian public libraries, the authors offer a powerful and persuasive case for adopting the community led ...

Managing and Adapting Library Information Services for Future Users

Managing and Adapting Library Information Services for Future Users
  • Author : Osuigwe, Nkem Ekene
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-11-22
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Information in today’s modernized world has become much more attainable with the use of technology. A resource that has fallen victim to this are library services. What was once a staple of knowledge and communication has failed to keep pace with recent advancements in information service providers. Library practitioners ...

Public Libraries in the Smart City

Public Libraries in the Smart City
  • Author : Dale Leorke,Danielle Wyatt
  • Publisher : Palgrave Pivot
  • Release Date : 2018-12-01
  • Total pages : 135
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Far from heralding their demise, digital technologies have lead to a dramatic transformation of the public library. Around the world, libraries have reinvented themselves as networked hubs, community centres, innovation labs, and makerspaces. Coupling striking architectural design with attention to ambience and comfort, libraries have signaled their desire to be ...

Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries

Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries
  • Author : John Pateman,Joe Pateman
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-11-06
  • Total pages : 204
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Managing Cultural Change in Public Libraries argues that changes to library Strategies and Systems can lead to transformations in library Structures that can, in turn, shape and determine Organisational Culture. Drawing on Management theories, as well as the ideas of Marx and Maslow, the authors present an ambitious Analytical Framework ...

Building on the Bookends Scenarios

Building on the Bookends Scenarios
  • Author : Oliver Freeman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 40
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : "Building on the Bookends Scenarios, facilitated by the Neville Freeman Agency, involved carrying out research, interviews and workshops with over 50 public library and State Library staff and stakeholders. It was through these discussions that the 75 strategic options and their agents of change presented in this report were generated and refined."...

Staff Less Libraries

Staff Less Libraries
  • Author : Carl Gustav Johannsen
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 0081012969
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Summary : Staff-Less Libraries: Innovative Staff Design considers the challenges of this approach, its pros and cons, identifies international experiences, and discusses best practices. It presents a step-by-step approach to implementing a staffless library and/or services, and seeks to inspire professionals to share experiences and optimize their library. Staff-less public libraries, ...