Monthly Archives: September 2013

In Brooklyn, Building and Strengthening Community Through Listening

By Hillary Richard Project Coordinator, Building Strong Community Networks Building Strong Community Networks (BSCN) is an action-research project aimed at meeting community needs through collaboration. Our partnership—the Heart of Brooklyn—is a consortium of cultural institutions in central Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Chipping Away at It

By Leanne Jenkins Planning Director, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Fifteen years ago, we at the the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Library had no functional way to keep track of our collections, no good way to share the many objects and photographs that tell the … Continue reading

Posted in Collections Care/Preservation, Cultural Heritage/Sustainability, Learning Tools and Interactives (Information/Media literacy), Native American Library Services | Comments Off

Digital Inclusion: Whose Job Is It?

By Angela Siefer Digital Inclusion Program Manager at OCLC’s WebJunction Libraries are essential providers of digital literacy training and public access. As it continues to evolve in our increasingly digital society, the library’s role as a community anchor institution becomes more … Continue reading

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