Alison J. Harris

Librarian

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eBooks in 3-Clicks or Less?

American Libraries recently featured a blog article about the New York Public Library’s project, Library Simplified. Library Simplified is a great new project to streamline the process for library users to download eBooks. While helping library customers download content from digital resources like OverDrive, I often empathize with the frustration they have with multiple services that all require a different….

February 21, 2015 , Comment

Digital Literacy in Public Libraries

The Information Policy and Access Center, an organization supported by the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, recently published a survey on digital literacy and public libraries. It goes without saying that since 99% of public libraries today offer computer and internet access that teaching digital literacy is a vitally important to the community. The study gives….

October 11, 2013 , , Comment