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    The aroma of aged and contemporary books when you saunter into the library building, would you miss that? Touching books, writing in them, highlighting them, bookmarking them. Libraries are suffused with so many different resources for researching rather than just books. The card catalog categorizes all the books and where to locate them. Now this process has gone electronically along with the mechanism of checking out books. Is this the future of libraries, a virtual library where everything is downloading ebooks. This is the problem, libraries have been around for so many years. Are they slowly deteriorating or are they becoming more up to date? The first library developed in the 18th century consisting of the earliest forms of writing such…

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    Libraries play an important role in getting information into the hands of the population. Today, librarians must use the basic concepts and principles related to the selection, evaluation, organization, and preservation of physical and digital information items. These information items have grown to include not only books, but many kinds of printed material, and vast electronic resources. Librarians must understand all aspects of the management of these collections, including their selection,…

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    of card catalogs and the implementation of the the computer database as a means of finding items within the library. It has been snowballing ever since with the advent of the internet and information accessibility.…

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    Smithsonian Museum

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    First of all, what does digitization in a museum context means? The Smithsonian Museum gives an accurate definition of it: “a set of processes that convert physical resources to a digital form or that create materials […] in a digital format. […] They form a new type of collection — a digital collection — that requires special care and preservation” (Smithsonian Institution, 2010, p. 3). Processes of digitization started with the appearance of CD-ROM invented by Philips in 1979, when technology…

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    delegated to the Collection Services Manager in collaboration with the Library Director. Together among a highly skilled staff of catalogers and access and content specialist, Blue Ash’s Collection continues to grow at a healthy rate. Blue Ash stands apart in the library system in part for its strong graphic novel collection for both juvenile and young adults. The young adult graphic novel is a collection with 500 graphic novels while the juvenile graphic novel collections measures at 200…

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    Long before Melvile Dewey came around and implemented his decimal system, personal library collections typically were curated and and managed to some degree by men. Considering that the form of public libraries that gave rise to the ones we have today, did not come into existence until the mid to late 19th century, it is surprising that women were allowed into these institutions. However, even from the birth of the field of librarianship, women had to assert their right to be there. In order to…

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    Afl Cio Observation

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    arbara Percival In Preparation of an AFL-CIO Exhibit This past semester, I conducted my field study within the setting of an academic library working with the university archivists at the Hornbake Library at the University of Maryland (UMD). Due to unforeseen circumstances, my field study had to be cobbled together rather quickly and therefore consists of a patchwork. For example, there have been two projects in my field study with two different supervisors in two different departments.…

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    Literacy Case Study To make a case for a new Hip Hop Information Literacy course a personal assessment of the university culture was recorded during my first year on campus. The quantitative measurements as a faculty member were conjured from an ACRL Assessment in Action Project Institutional Profile, a collaborative project completed with university faculty members and students ((ACRL), 2015-2016). The qualitative information was based off observational experiences in the general information…

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    Libraries of the future public libraries are moving into a direction of redesigning library space, moving away from set traditional ways and welcoming the digital age for their communities. As we take a closer glance into the future it entitles people wanting to gaining access to information at a rapid rate. However, the challenges public libraries will face are securing adequate funding to support such major changes. Eliminating the Dewey systems application Consenus (2009) examined the…

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    Due to the recent global initiative to reduce waste, schools could reduce paper by switching to hybrid courses using an iPad for instance, and allowing students to complete the homework via electronic devices. For instance, English teachers would no longer need to carry piles of student’s homework or essays hoping staples were used. Students would simply need a personal computing device, either a laptop or tablet, to type and submit their essays. This would mitigate the…

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