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Global Reading Habits In 2021

What did people read during 2021? On this week’s Princh Library Blog we share a fun infographic, created by Global English Editing and The Expert Editor, that will provide you with interesting bits from the reading habits around the world. Check out the infographic below. The infographic originally appeared on Global English Editing’s website, you […]

Information Professionals Can ...

Who does “library professionals” refer to? What do they do, and how are they helpful for their communities? And why do they wear so many hats? Guest writer and Information Professional Ania Matuszewska shares her thoughts in this week’s Princh Library Blog post! The Mad Hatter by John Tenniel (1865) ‘Ipsa scientia potestas est.’ Among […]

Protect Your Library From Keyl...

Public libraries provide access to technology to many visitors through shared devices. However, there are people looking to exploit these services through stealing sensitive personal information of other visitors, often through the practice of keylogging. But what exactly is keylogging? Is it a relevant threat to all libraries? How can you prevent it? Read this […]

The Ultimate Flowchart For Fin...

On this week’s Princh Library Blog, we share a fun infographic, created by Expert Editor, that will provide you with the ultimate guide to finding your next book to read. Check out the infographic below to see which book fits your interest perfectly! This infographic originally was posted by Expert Editor. You can access the […]

5 Steps To Save Your Local Lib...

Libraries are great and trustworthy sources of knowledge, and most of the time, part of the backbone of our communities. Their existence ensures that knowledge and technology are available to everyone, not just to those who can afford them. Libraries have survived and thrived through the  expansion of digital media, the rise of e-books and […]

Why The Public Library Is The ...

Libraries have always been considered as one of the best resources for expanding knowledge. Since the opening of the first three modern public libraries in 1833, their purpose was to serve all classes of the community with the access to knowledge. Public libraries are known for being a great place to study at, and they […]

The Southern Libraries

Libraries can take many forms, and serve different functions, based on the needs and resources of their local communities. Recurring guest writer, Edgardo Civallero, shares the nature and history of libraries, specifically in South America. Unrecognized effort Latin Libraries are commonly considered invisible spaces in terms of public opinion. In this sense, and except for […]

What Does The Everyday Work Of...

We all know the inaccurate stereotype that exists about libraries and librarians; a quiet place, where people go to borrow and read books, overseen by a grumpy old lady who will scream “Shhh!” if anyone makes the slightest noise. Of course, this is just simply incorrect. Libraries of all kinds, are so much more than […]

Aquatic Routes Of Knowledge

Libraries bring knowledge to their communities. However, sometimes this cannot be done on land. That’s when librarians, and libraries, get on a boat in order to bring books, entertainment and knowledge to these people. Recurring guest writer, Edgardo Civallero, shares some Latin American initiatives, past and current, that aim to bring libraries to their communities […]

Dungeons And Dragons In The Li...

Dungeons and Dragons is in its renaissance right now. The rising popularity of shows like Critical Role, Dimension20 or Not Another DND Podcast, brings new players to the world’s most popular role playing game. But is this trend something your library should capitalize on and introduce the game to its community? In this week’s post […]

5 Reasons Why Libraries Are Es...

Nowadays, we are extremely dependent on the internet for information in our daily lives. However, does that information always bring us the right answers? As you might know, search engines such as Google tend to provide us with information depending on our formulated questions or keywords, therefore the data we get is not always relevant. […]

Cloud Printing For Libraries

Cloud services are a commonly used resource in most people’s daily life. Whether it is with iCloud, Google Drive, or other mobile or web applications, people are using cloud services.  This is no different at an organizational level, many organizations are using cloud services to improve their user’s experience and improve internal business processes. Though […]

Sheltering Voices – Importance

Recording history, and preserving ancient knowledge is something libraries have been doing for centuries. However, this isn’t limited to written resources only, as some meaning will inevitably be lost when written down. Recurring guest writer, Edgardo Civallero, shares different initiatives from across Latin America that are aimed at preserving the indigenous languages of the regions. […]

Inclusion And Diversity At Lib...

The importance of diversity, cultural sensitivity and awareness has increased in the recent years, as more and more hate crimes are being reported. With this topic in mind, this post will explore how public and school libraries can promote diversity and help students discover and explore unfamiliar perspectives. Diversity as a value for libraries What […]

How SEO Can Make Online Librar...

Making your online library accessible and easy-to-find for your users is key in today’s digitized word. If a user cannot find your online library, the content and resources you are sharing on your page lose their purpose. SEO can help your library be more visible and accessible. But, what is SEO? Guest writer, Robin Jeanne, […]