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Digitizing Books and Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

The library has committed itself to providing digital versions of items and resources in the collection as a way to expand access. This includes acquiring digital materials, such as purchasing e-books, and digitizing existing parts of the collection. The library even has Digitization Librarian, who works to manage all of these different projects and materials…. Read the full article…


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…


Practicing Social Justice Through #Critlib

#Critlib, or critical librarianship, is the ongoing work of turning a critical eye to the functions of libraries. As well as drawing the principles of social justice into the profession in this critical eye. You can practice critlib in all types of librarianship. Even in library school! It began in earnest as the result of… Read the full article…


LibraryFarm of Cicero, New York

A few miles north of Syracuse proper, you’ll find a library with its own farm — or maybe it’s more appropriate to call it a farm with its own library. The LibraryFarm at Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at Cicero is a growing (pun-intended!) part of the community there. The completely organic LibraryFarm lends out… Read the full article…






National Library Week: Moon Library at SUNY ESF

If you take a one-minute walk in the right direction from the Carrier Dome, you’ll end up at the entrance to SUNY ESF’s Moon Library. The cozy, two-story building is located along the ESF quad. It offers its students and faculty access to study spaces, information resources, technologies, special collections and archives. The library’s services… Read the full article…