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National Library Week in the US

Library Connect | Apr 01, 2019

NLW 2019


National Library Week in the US is April 7 - 13. This annual celebration highlights the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening communities.


Library Connect thanks all the librarians and information science professionals - from all over the world - who contribute to Library Connect articles, webinars and special content. Here are this year’s articles that may be of interest to you or your colleagues.


Articles from 2018 are all available via the 2018 Library Connect Digest here.


From tradition to innovation: The evolutionary history of a library

Chen Jin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Library  


How academic libraries are serving graduate students

Jordan Kaufman, University of Tennessee, and Rachel Fleming-May, University of Tennessee       


How COUNTER's fifth will pass the baton to librarians

Interview with Jean Shipman, Elsevier


Makerspaces: High-tech and low-tech locations to expand creativity in the academic library

Katy Kavanaugh Webb, J.Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University


Reimagining outreach to faculty: A tale of two Florida academic libraries

Barbara G. Tierney, University of Central Florida Libraries, and Linda K. Colding, Florida Gulf Coast University


Using social networks for personal branding

Daniella Smith, University of North Texas


Webinar recording: Deep dive into COUNTER COP5

Lorraine Estelle, COUNTER


Why automation is top of everyone’s wish list

Linda Willems, Content and Communications Specialist