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Next-Gen Library Redesign (16)

by Michael Lascarides

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Embrace change and learn to use technology tools to create engaging experiences and ease of use. The next generation library serves digital natives, immersed in media since birth, but also draws from an attitude of grace and openness amidst technology's disruption. Libraries boast the advantages of deep physical roots in the community, trusted as defenders of culture and freedom of information, and an benefiting from sharing within the profession. Michael presents stories and practical guides for technological innovation enhancing traditional library strengths.

Michael Lascarides is senior manager for web initiatives for the New York Public Library. Prior to joining the New York Public Library in 2008, he worked as a web programmer, designer and information architect for a wide variety of commercial clients. He teaches in the MFA Computer Art department at the School of Visual Arts and holds a B.S. in Information Systems Management from New York University. Follow Michael on Twitter: @mlascarides.

Michael talks about the book with Series Editor Ellyssa Kroski.

Table of Contents, Chapter 1, Index

Next-Gen Library Redesign