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Short Form Video is the future

You don’t need expensive software to create effective library tutorials. Quick, unedited tutorials created on social media, such as on Instagram or Snapchat, may be just as effective. These short form videos (SFVs) combine the advantages of animated GIFs with the advantages of screencasts: modularity, repetition of steps, and animated visuals supported by pertinent audio. … Read more

Open + Libraries: sharing the key to the library with the community

DOKK1 Aarhus, ©Villy Fink Isaksen, Wikimedia Commons, License cc-by-sa-4.0

As an ultimate Library Tourist and Professional Development experience this year I joined the Great Public Library Tour of Germany and Denmark after attending the 2017 World Library and Information Congress held in Poland.  It was a deep learning experience as I toured libraries with 15 other library professionals from Australia and New Zealand.  One … Read more