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Passive Marketing: Going Digit...

Passive programs in the physical locations are nothing new to libraries; however, with the changing behaviour of visitors, passive programs should be considered on a digital platform as well. Stephen Abram shares his advice on how libraries can start developing their own programs to suit their communities. Read more below! Promoting the Full Digital Library: […]

The Law of Attraction: Tech an...

On this week’s Princh Library Blog post guest writer Michelle De Aizpurua shares a few pieces of advice on how to attract teens to the library. Technological initiatives that can be used to attract students to the library Attracting young people to the library can often be a challenge, there’s many competing demands on a […]

4 Reasons Libraries Should Hav...

Social media has been an ever growing part of everyone’s life, from MySpace, through Facebook, to Instagram and TikTok. As most users (and non-users!) have some kind of presence on all the different platforms, they are channels that should be utilized for all libraries. Recurring guest writer, Robin Jeanne, elaborates on why your library should […]

Corona’s Effect On The Book Pu

It is not new to anyone that the coronavirus pandemic affected the global economic situation. The pandemic has had an impact not only on countries as a whole, but also on individuals and various industries around the world. Early days Book publishing, like every other creative and cultural sector is not different in this aspect. […]

Languages To Weave Memories

This week’s Princh Library Blog post was written by recurring guest writer Edgardo Civallero. This post explores the importance of codes, specially that of language. Edgardo discusses how there are efforts to preserve and educate on endangered languages. Languages weaves memories The intangible heritage of a society, that collective memory that survives the passage of […]

The History Of Libraries III. ...

Background The age of enlightenment took place in the 17th and 18th century, centering in the heart of Europe. The Enlightenment itself was an intellectual and philosophical movement spreading rapidly throughout the western world, but it was so significant that a whole historical period was characterized by its ideologies. Overtaking the pomp of the renaissance […]

Will Libraries Be Relevant In ...

It is no secret that libraries play a vital role in society’s collective growth and educational experience. In recent years, libraries have made huge progress by adapting to the ongoing needs of communities, thus reinforcing their key role and importance. But are they going to stay relevant in the future? How can they continue to […]

The Tech Landscape & Libraries

On this week’s Princh Library Blog post we have guest writer Nick Tanzi, author and library technology consultant, sharing his thoughts on the current technological landscape and how libraries can best adapt to it. To say that 2020 was a year of disruption and change would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused pervasive […]

The History Of Libraries II. –

Background When we are talking about the Middle Ages, the first thing that comes to mind is most likely not books or art. This period took place from the 5th to the 15th century and was characterized by massive migrations of people and deurbanization. Opposed to the blooming societies of the classical antiquity, the medieval […]

Suggestions For Post-Covid-19 ...

On this week’s Princh Library Blog post we have guest writer Stephen Abram sharing his suggestions on how libraries can expand and update their collections to better accommodate the changing needs of their visitors. Humble suggestions Collection development can’t stop just because public libraries may temporarily physically restricted. Indeed, our experience this year is major […]

The History Of Libraries I. –

Background Can you imagine yourself in the classical antiquity? This period took place between 8th century BC and 6th century AD and centered in South Europe on the Mediterranean Sea, with ancient Greece and ancient Rome being its most significant civilizations. Ancient Greece and Rome are often considered to be the foundational culture of Western […]

Original Voices of Central Cha...

This week’s Princh Library Blog post was written by recurring guest writer Edgardo Civallero. The post explores the methods through which different organisations are keeping the language of the indigenous people of Central Chaco alive. Central Chaco The phyto-geographic and cultural region known as Chaco or Gran Chaco (from the Quechua chaku, “hunting land”) is […]