Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 7, September

Archives and Activism: Engaging Students with Primary Sources
In March, I attended the Computers in Libraries conference, which is something I've been doing for 20 years. It's always terrific, and this year, I was delighted to find two presentations related to using primary archival sources in the classroom....
Digital Repositories Face Changing User Expectations
Library content managers have long faced an interesting public relations challenge: explaining why our repository interfaces seem behind the times. Robust content platforms might be working just fine, but they may also lack a shiny user interface that...
News Desk
* news announcements updatesWords of Wisdom 'When I was young, we couldn't afford much. But, my library card was my key to the world.'-John GoodmanBMJ Offers Open Access JournalBMJ announced BMJ Paediatrics Open, a new open access (OA) international...
Racing Ahead with Mass Digitization
One of the largest online photographic archives in the world is available through The Revs Institute (TRI) in Naples, Fla. As of April 2017, more than 460,000 images are online, and, on average, 6,000 more are added each month. In this article, we...
Rev Your Engines: Racing Ahead with Mass Digitization
One of the largest online photographic archives in the world is available through The Revs Institute (TRI) in Naples, Fla. As of April 2017, more than 460,000 images are online, and, on average, 6,000 more are added each month. In this article, we will...
Spread the Word
When we announced the theme for this issue as #library, we were hoping to get submissions about how libraries are using social media to spread the word about their initiatives--and we did. But we also heard from librarians who are sharing their stories...
Spread the Word
When we announced the theme for this issue as #library, we were hoping to get submissions about how libraries are using social media to spread the word about their initiatives-and we did. But we also heard from librarians who are sharing their stories...
The Design Den: Highlighting Humanities in a Makerspace
For years, the Harpeth Hall School, an independent college preparatory day school for girls and young women in grades 5-12 in Nashville, Tenn., had embraced project-based learning and making. Teachers took innovative approaches to even the most traditional...
The Design Den: HIGHLIGHTING HUMANITIES IN A MAKERSPACE
for years, the Harpeth Hall School, an independent college preparatory day school for girls and young women in grades 5-12 in Nashville, Tenn., had embraced project-based learning and making. Teachers took innovative approaches to even the most traditional...
Top Marketing Tools to Know
No matter the size of your library, you likely have a shoestring budget and limited resources. So make the best use of the tools that are available. After presenting a well-received session on top affordable marketing tools libraries can, and should,...
Unlocking the Vault: Sharing Special Collections on Social Media
The increasingly digital nature of our world necessitates that special collections institutions find ways to enhance the discoverability and accessibility of their collections. Social media affords one such opportunity. The Donald F. and Mildred...
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