Advancing America's Libraries Podcast by The Ivy Group with guest Maureen Arndt

Podcast Episode: Improving Library Spaces


09.23.20
How is your space organized? Are your tools easy to access? Does your space still serve its original purpose? How do you do better with the space you already have?
Advancing America's Libraries Podcast episode with Jim Kovach and Julie Kane

Podcast Episode: Preparing Academic Libraries for the Fall Semester


07.08.20
Academic libraries are looking with trepidation at how they will reopen in the fall when students return to campus. Space considerations and their service implications are paramount, but what about the very character and role of the library as a gathering place?
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The Side We Are On


06.19.20
Recent events—unconscionable and senseless—compel us all to rethink our easy liberalism and finally to answer the question: which side are you on? Black lives matter.
Advancing America's Libraries Podcast episode with Jim Kovach

Podcast Episode: Libraries in the Age of Social Distancing


06.10.20
Keeping public spaces functional and clean has never been more important. What are the space design and facility maintenance considerations for libraries, pandemic and beyond?

We’re hiring! Join our team as Content Specialist


05.18.20
We're looking for a Content Specialist who can tell an engaging story, loves social media, isn’t afraid of spreadsheets, and hates doing the same thing every day.
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Smartphone Video Recording: Tips for the Best Shots


03.25.20
Smartphone video recording can be a powerful tool for producing content. These tips can help you maximize your device's potential and your budget.
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Good Design Matters: What Makes a Good Logo?


03.12.20
A logo must communicate a great deal about an organization in the micro-second a consumer will give it. Talk about pressure! So, what makes a logo “good”?
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Takeaways from the Public Library Association Conference 2020


03.09.20
Our key takeaways from PLA 2020's fabulous keynotes, thoughtful discussions on accessibility, and innovative ideas for building thriving communities.
Advancing America's Libraries Podcast by The Ivy Group

Podcast Episode: The Whys and Why Nots of Focus Groups


02.26.20
What is a focus group? What is it not? What can you expect to learn in this type of community conversation? This episode of Advancing America's Libraries Podcast is co-hosted by library consultants Pam Fitzgerald and Julia Prince with Ivy Group colleague Ellen Roberson.
Advancing America's Libraries Podcast episode on advice for new library directors with Michele Stricker

Podcast Episode: Advice for New Library Directors


01.15.20
New library directors take note: those first few months are all about listening and learning. Focus on your staff, your trustees, and the community, and you’ll be golden.