Tablets: A Tipping Point for Mobile Advertising


11.30.11
My wife wants an Amazon Kindle Fire for Christmas, and my mother, a Barnes & Noble Nook. They are hardly alone. These two moderately priced …

The Library as Art Space


11.28.11
A small wall area or empty space can be turned into a large-impact community resource that guarantees more visitors and revenues to your library. A …

How to Get the Most Out of An Internship


11.23.11
Currently looking for a spring internship? Or are you a business looking for a student intern? The schedule and assigned duration of the internship will shape its direction and success. Both parties should discuss early on their respective expectations and goals—intern experiences should be eye-opening and enriching for all involved, and this is one way to ensure that happens!

The New York Times Reports Parents Prefer Print


11.21.11
We reflected this morning on the popularity of e-readers as gifts for children and teens this holiday season as well as the growing availability of …

Salute the Super Pages: Treasuring Teen Team Members


11.14.11
Teen and young adult library pages can help provide an extraordinary customer service experience for visitors. Mobile and visible, their energy and enthusiasm can be cultivated …

Employment in the Digital Revolution


11.04.11
Data management systems automate and simplify repetitive administrative tasks, freeing up personnel to focus on business development and client relations. Previous “revolutions” had the unfortunate side-effects of making the jobs of tens of thousands of unskilled laborers obsolete and decreasing the number of workers required to complete a given task. Happily, we have not seen a similar trend today in the deployment of data management systems.

Libraries Essential for Disaster Response


11.03.11
Since our run-in with Hurricane Irene in August, the New Jersey State Library is pursuing FEMA certification for our branch libraries to serve as community …