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    Join your peers to learn, share, and celebrate the disruptive trends shaping the future of libraries and information professionals. See where the information industry is going, and how to get there first.

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Come Back Next Year!

CIL 2019 has concluded.  As usual, there were many new and fascinating topics highlighted in the presentations.  You can see the speakers’ presentations here. Be sure and mark your calendar now with the date for CIL2020! Best wishes.

Peter Velikonja

Preparing Libraries For the Digital Future

Peter Velikonja, Head, Research, Koios, LLC, presented a fascinating discussion of what communities want using Google Search data. Koios loves libraries; how do we raise awareness of them? Libraries are the epicenters of information. How do we make the connection between what the library has and what the public wants. The Toronto Public Library displays […]

Terence Huwe

Library Publishing 2019: Milestones and Forecasts

Terence Huwe, Library Director Emeritus, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, University of California, Berkeley, referred to The Once and Future Publishing Library by Ann Okerson and Alex Holzman (CLIR, 2015) and reviewed the history of libraries as publishers (photo). The skill of publishing books dates back to the 1600s. Many US university presses […]

Sue Considine and Ben Bizzle

Engaging With Impact Stories

Sue Considine, an independent consultant and former Executive Director of the Fayetteville NY Public Library, and Ben Bizzle, CEO, Library Market and Co-author, Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library (ALA, 2014) are writing a book It’s All About the Story to be published by ALA. Libraries are the one place in a community […]