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The 2020 Census and Public Libraries

The first day of April 2019 marks the Census Day of Action. This means that in exactly one year, the 2020 Census will be underway. In the past week, communities across the United States held events promoting census awareness and participation. The United States Constitution mandates the Census. It collects data about people living in the… Read the full article…




Library Friday: Visiting NOPL’s Pop-up Library

In the Library and Information Science program here at SU, we spend a lot of time discussing the importance of outreach. We brainstorm strategies we can employ to attract patrons to the library, and we ask ourselves questions like, how can a librarian organize and market innovative programs, services, and collections that are bound to… Read the full article…






7 Questions with an LIS Professor: Marilyn Arnone

(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts  profiling the iSchool’s Library and Information Science faculty.Check out previous 7 Question posts with R. David Lankes, Renee F. Hill, Jill Hurst-Wahl, and Jian Qin). P.S. – This is National Library Week. The American Library Association is celebrating it and tweeting information under the hashtag, #NLW15) _____________________________________________________ Marilyn Arnone has… Read the full article…


7 Questions With an LIS Professor: R. David Lankes

(Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of posts profiling the iSchool’s Library and information Science faculty.) Want to be inspired about libraries? About being a librarian? Talk to David Lankes. Dave is a speaker, a writer, a professor, and all-around inspiring person. As the author of the Atlas of New Librarianship, Dave… Read the full article…