April 19, 2018

LJ in Print

Personal, Actionable, Accessible | Office Hours

In a recent survey, I asked public library staff from all types of libraries across the United States to imagine what their perfect professional development (PD) learning experience would look like if neither money nor time were an issue.

This Library World: Inspired by Greater Global Perspective | Editorial

The global network of libraries can be difficult to imagine or describe, but now, thanks to a massive project undertaken by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), it is coming into better focus than ever before.

Feedback: Letters to LJ, February 1, 2018 Issue

The MLIS is a piece of paper: discuss; not everyone is being robbed; and more letters to the editor from the February 1, 2018 issue of Library Journal.

Branching Out, February 1, 2018

Kenyon College receives $175 million; La Porte County Public Library, IN, wins an AIA merit award; Rockford Public Library, IL, will get a new building; and more new construction and renovation news from the February 1, 2018 issue of Library Journal.

The Memory Lab | Technology in Focus

Led by the District of Columbia Public Library, libraries are helping patrons save their mementos—and learn the basics of digital preservation in the process

Adding Apps | Technology in Focus

As smartphones become ubiquitous, libraries and vendors are responding with new apps, features, and mobile-friendly websites.

Voice Activated | Technology in Focus

Smart speakers are becoming part of U.S. households, and there’s a lot that the public needs to know, with libraries well positioned to help.

VR Meets the Real World | Technology in Focus

Virtual reality is fast reaching a mainstream tipping point, with libraries already facilitating next-generation learning environments that use it

Library People News: Hires, Promotions, Retirements, and Obituaries

Raymond Brior named Interim Library Director at Johnson State College, VT; Lisa G. Rosenblum appointed Director of King County Library System, WA; Matthew Sheehy promoted to University Librarian, Brandeis University, MA; and more new hires, promotions, retirements, and obituaries from the February 1, 2018 issue of Library Journal.

Privacy with Google Analytics | Field Reports

Google Analytics has a lot of configuration options, which is why webmasters love it. For the purposes of user privacy, however, there are just two configuration options to pay attention to, the “IP Anonymization” option and the “Display Features” option.