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Smart Libraries

Joachim Schöpfel
2018 Infrastructures  
Can the smart city provide a new perspective for public and academic libraries? How does the smart city impact the libraries as cultural and scientific assets?  ...  Also, smartness may not be a solution for all library problems.  ...  libraries.  ... 
doi:10.3390/infrastructures3040043 fatcat:mpyudw3rjne7hgompzxutmmnum

Library as Infrastructure

Shannon Mattern
2014 Places  
supports the production, connection, and sharing of knowledge by offering access to tools and instruction.”  ...  City’s library branches so that they can more efficiently and effectively serve their communities.  ... 
doi:10.22269/140609 fatcat:hy7xr5lltvha7hlwepfv4uhm5y

Public Libraries in the Knowledge Society: Core Services of Libraries in Informational World Cities

Agnes Mainka, Sarah Hartmann, Lisa Orszullok, Isabella Peters, Anika Stallmann, Wolfgang G. Stock
2013 Libri  
The prototypical public library in the knowledge society has two core services: (1) to support citizens, companies and administrations in their city and region with digital services, namely e-resources  ...  Public libraries play an important role as parts of the digital, smart, knowledge and creative infrastructures of these Informational Cities.  ...  Chang Kaiser for her support in analyzing the Chinese websites. Agnes Mainka is supported by the Strategischer Forschungsfonds of the Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf.  ... 
doi:10.1515/libri-2013-0024 fatcat:giz25eeohva33aell4ftqifsoy

Smart City Research and Library and Information Science. Preliminary Remarks

Mariusz Luterek
2018 Zagadnienia informacji naukowej  
of the role of public libraries in so-called smart cities, not only as knowledge hubs for explicit and tacit knowledge, but also as community building institutions.  ...  the citizen, the role of smart governance, public libraries as a part of knowledge infrastructure and the current contribution of LIS to this research field.RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: Smart cities are still  ...  knowledge hubs for explicit and tacit knowledge but also as community building institutions.  ... 
doi:10.36702/zin.381 fatcat:657ylzr7rjg2ppb2r2i7z2jesa

On Libraries : Introduction

Misha Myers, Deirdre Heddon
2017 Performance Research: A Journal of the Performing Arts  
Ongoing vociferous public responses to the threatened --and actioned --closures of public libraries across England demonstrate the continued social and cultural value placed on libraries, in spite of unprecedented  ...  Offering brief summaries of and perspectives on the current situation of publically funded libraries in our 'home' countries --Australia and the UK/Scotland respectively --also makes evident the diversity  ...  The national outcome statement of this marginally earlier publication shares priorities with the English report: libraries have a key role to play in supporting individuals and communities to fulfil their  ... 
doi:10.1080/13528165.2017.1285554 fatcat:vcd2dpbysvbszdkpk4meonrdla

Public Library: A Place for the Digital Community Archive

Andrea Copeland
2015 Preservation Digital Technology & Culture  
AbstractThis article explores the possibility that public libraries can be repositories for digital community archives.  ...  The overarching goal is to establish a case for public libraries' developing digital community archives that are participatory and which emphasize born-digital items rather than digitized physical items  ...  Along these lines, Tom Lipinski and I evaluated the terms of service for several social media sites to see if any would support the community archive building activities of public libraries (Lipinski  ... 
doi:10.1515/pdtc-2015-0004 fatcat:zjq2srmr5zfvtfuqrgu7hyhz7u

Editorial Introduction: Libraries in Crisis

Jenny Bossaller
2016 MediaTropes  
Library buildings, as houses for knowledge, thus provide a metaphor for changes in the purpose of the institution as well as for how people know.  ...  The public, too, demands more out of the spaces of the library; in new libraries, rigid walls have been replaced with flexible shelving and open spaces for social interactions (Shoham and Yablonka 2009  ...  An analysis of the destruction reveals the strengths and limitations of the systems of support within the city and community.  ... 
doaj:3a80e61e2af945699fa535cfff21aa4b fatcat:gxx64rgzrbdpzcbybxuixreali

12 Creating a Library from a Locomotive Shed in Tilburg, the Netherlands [chapter]

Jeske Boemaars
2021 New Libraries in Old Buildings  
The new library has redefined its functions and provides a wide range of opportunities for users, not only facilitating access to information, but also ample opportunity for the creation of new knowledge  ...  The LocHal is both an imposing and inviting public meeting place located in the Spoorzone district in Tilburg in the south of the Netherlands.  ...  Its location in the middle of a public transport node and the splendour of its construction have transformed the building into an attractive hub for engaging the community and sharing knowledge and information  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110679663-013 fatcat:jgqgzud6gvbb3osiy2xj3jkhdi

The image of an institution: Politicians and the urban library project

Sunniva Evjen
2015 Library & Information Science Research  
For additional constructive feedback and helpful comments, the author would also like to thank Carl Gustav Johansson at the Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank members of the research group Information and Society at Oslo and Akershus University College especially Ragnar Audunson and Svanhild Aabø.  ...  Also, as the literature review reveakled, European and North American scholars have built new knowledge about library usage, user perception of libraries, and how libraries contribute to community building  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2014.09.004 fatcat:5jfciwvbyfbrbmyivwzryp34ym

Public libraries and school libraries: Major differences

Marilia de Abreu Martins de PAIVA, Marina Nogueira FERRAZ
2018 Transinformação  
Minas State), issued by the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, for the establishment of public libraries, were selected and analyzed.  ...  leads to a vicious circle of lack of experience and knowledge in these libraries.  ...  Contributors All authors contributed equally to the conception and design of this study and to data analysis, manuscript writing, and revision of the final version.  ... 
doi:10.1590/2318-08892018000200008 fatcat:ufis4wciyvfspjmdkx6xncqpq4

Open Data Day Hackathon 2014 at Edmonton Public Library

Alex Carruthers
2014 Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research  
The open data movement, like public libraries, values access to information and civic engagement, and it offers opportunities for public libraries to improve their efficiency, transparency, and programming  ...  Two follow-up surveys, one immediately after the hackathon and another five months later, were used to assess the event and determine how the Library could better support the open data community in the  ...  build connections, and provide support.  ... 
doi:10.21083/partnership.v9i2.3121 fatcat:xllcssapendj7nahm3nh6dxzzm

Cyberorganizing Everyday Heritage in and around Public Libraries: An Exploratory Study in Illinois

Noah Lenstra
2014 Public Library Quarterly  
Trends from both within and without public librarianship create new opportunities for libraries to serve the public's interest in heritage information.  ...  Public libraries offer heterogeneous heritage services in local contexts composed of multiple actors and institutions.  ...  As libraries support the public's need for heritage information they acquire respect and appreciation for the many roles of the public library in the local community.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01616846.2014.877716 fatcat:fsfkpqfiorhv7lne2rccye7bxm

Joint-use Libraries: Co-operation Between Public Libraries and School Libraries in Theory and Practice

Lourense H. Das
2021 IASL Annual Conference Proceedings  
Key factors for successful co-operation are the recognition of the role of the school library in the educational process and the competencies of the school librarian.  ...  In the Netherlands this is influenced by a reform in the educational system in the 1990's and the reconsideration of public libraries in the local area.  ...  , the joint-use library, other levels are practised as well such as: • Networks and resource sharing -sharing knowledge and expertise • Cooperation in building collections -sharing collections • Cooperation  ... 
doi:10.29173/iasl8010 fatcat:63umdwx6irh4pd367a6wsvu2bm

Toward Engaged Scholarship: Knowledge Inclusivity and Collaborative Collection Development between Academic Libraries and Archives and Local Public Communities

Amanda Makula, Laura Turner
2022 College and Research Libraries  
This study investigated the extent to which academic libraries and archives are collecting, curating, and/or preserving knowledge produced by their local public communities.  ...  In Open and Equitable Scholarly Communications, ACRL calls for more diverse and inclusive collection development (CD) by academic libraries and archives.  ...  Participants received digital copies of their items and were asked to grant permission for the digitized materials to be added to online collections that ultimately would be shared with the Digital Library  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl.83.2.246 fatcat:cgjlbyr4ebag5fuezkax7cxfmy

On the Research of Cloud Service and Library in China

Shui Xu, Bang Fan Liu, Wei Fan Zhang
2014 Applied Mechanics and Materials  
Current domestic study on cloud service and library is still relatively weak and it needs all to be promoted whether from the research system to see or to see the depth of research.  ...  Second, the main focus of research are still focused on the cloud platform and cloud service model. Third, the related research and disciplinary platform are still relatively narrow.  ...  The library is not only a communication center for static knowledge but also a more importantcenter for dynamic knowledge. In other words, it should become a communication center for people [5] .  ... 
doi:10.4028/ fatcat:t6qcly4k6vaeho55wis5el6buy
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