Ten Ways That Patrons Can Make Your Library Better

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As presented to the "Library 2.0: Delivering Twice The Value" conference panel in Oak Brook, IL sponsored by NSLS and MLS.

Ten Ways That Patrons Can Make Your Library Better

  1. 1. Ten ways patrons can make their library better Edward Vielmetti Superpatron Ann Arbor, MI emv@superpatron.com NSLS, 4 May 2007 pileofindexcards.org 1
  2. 2. Browse the catalog with your kids photo: emv pileofindexcards.org 2
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  4. 4. Reserve online photo: emv pileofindexcards.org 4
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  6. 6. Request the books you want ed41 pileofindexcards.org 6
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  8. 8. Borrow by inter-library loan pileofindexcards.org 8
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  10. 10. Westmont Public Library on Flickr pileofindexcards.org 10
  11. 11. Remix the catalog hot books copies/holds AADL 5/3/07 pileofindexcards.org 11
  12. 12. Connect your library to LibraryThing pileofindexcards.org 12
  13. 13. Connect your library to Amazon Image: Amazon linky Image: Book Burro Credit: Jon Udell. Link to interview pileofindexcards.org 13
  14. 14. Add a librarian to your buddy list credit: xkcd pileofindexcards.org 14
  15. 15. Put a reference library on your speed dial Photo: Travelin’ Librarian, Pocatello ID pileofindexcards.org 15
  16. 16. Post your event on the library bulletin board Zingerman’s Deli pileofindexcards.org 16
  17. 17. Hold your birthday party at the library ed41 pileofindexcards.org 17
  18. 18. Sneak in chocolate pileofindexcards.org 18
  19. 19. Ask a fellow patron when you’re confused by the web “Simplicity of the Semantic Web”, Dan Cooney pileofindexcards.org 19
  20. 20. Blog about what you find pileofindexcards.org 20
  21. 21. Edward Vielmetti Superpatron Ann Arbor, MI emv@superpatron.com pileofindexcards.org 21

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