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As communities continue to stay "safe at home" during the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries are finding ways to creatively respond with online options. These five examples in our Social Library series, include two libraries that reached out to u...
The people at OCLC really get what True Marketing is all about, and they generously share their wisdom via many live sessions, online events, and publications across the world. I attended one of their special sessions in February because it covered a...
As part of the public health response to the coronavirus, most face-to-face conferences scheduled for upcoming months have been cancelled, with many opting for online conferences. For instance, the Society for Public Health Education’s annual confere...
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be front of mind in both our personal and professional lives and we're seeing a tremendous amount of activity on social media from libraries that are finding innovative ways to adapt to social distancing requirement...
As libraries and schools close their physical spaces in response to COVD-19 and CDC recommendations for physical distancing, educators and library staff alike are moving learning and programming to digital platforms. Assembled below is a list of reso...
In part 2 of the series, Audrey Dingler, from Cape May County Library, and Noah Lenstra, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, explore how libraries assess community needs in relation to outdoor tourism and recreation economies, and ex...
Many rural and frontier communities are facing a shortage of attorneys. Legal aid organizations are increasingly partnering with public libraries in these areas to help people in rural communities connect virtually to free legal services. In this vid...
To help curtail the further spread of COVID-19 in their communities, many libraries have canceled programs and other events, or have closed entirely for a period. The recent—and in many cases abrupt—changes to programs and hours may not be immed...
Our lives and libraries are increasingly impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. We're using this edition of our Social Library series to highlight a handful of examples of how libraries are communicating with their communities and innovative ways they're...
Audrey Dingler, from Cape May County Library, and Noah Lenstra, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, reflect on preliminary research into how rural counties with outdoor tourism and recreation economies benefit from population sta...
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