Doing more with digital signage – 2019 update

Digital signage displays have long been a fixture of galleries, libraries, archives and museums providing both wayfinding and collections information. We first wrote about digital signage back in 2017, focusing on rolling your own DIY solution with a Raspberry Pi. But the landscape has changed quite a bit since then so we thought it would […]

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How to level up your library makerspace

Makerspaces have been a fixture in the library sector for a while now and it’s been great to witness and contribute to their continuing development. _TechSoup for Libraries recently included ‘Updating Media Labs and Makerspaces’ as one of their Tech Trends for 2019 (albeit with a focus on new technologies rather than new approaches). We’re […]

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Building and running the #ILI2018 Treasure Hunt

What’s this about a treasure hunt? Last week, we ran an experimental interactive treasure hunt as part of the 20th Internet Librarians International conference in London. We also gave a talk about Conversations in the library, using technology to create new ways to communicate and collaborate with users, which you can read here. The treasure […]

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Read:Code:Make 3: The Final Piece(s)

Welcome to our third and final post on the Read:Code:Program from Guildford Library. In our first post we introduced the artists and makers while in our second post we talked about the creative process. In this post we’ll discuss the final pieces that were displayed at Guildford Library and reflect on the whole process. Russell […]

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