Library Transformation – Transformation Supports

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New Ways to Use the Library

3D Printers in the Library – ACLR Techconnect Blog – Overview and lessons from a project to make a makerspace or fabrication lab at an academic library in Nevada

Make @ the FFL – Website of the Makerspace at Fayetteville Free Library, first US library makerspace

Makerspaces in US Libraries – American Library Association Webinars (requires Cisco Webex install)

Changing Library Spaces

Learning 4 Life – American Library Association – Transforming school libraries for 21st C learning and teaching – Discussion and toolkit

Community Engagement, Democracy and Discussion

Community-led Libraries Toolkit – Working Together Project

Community Asset Mapping – Partnership journal – Report from Halifax Public Library on the use of Asset Mapping to increase community engagement with local immigrant community

Technology, eBooks and Knowledge Access

The New Librarian and Professional Change