Public Libraries: Toronto Libraries Find Ways to Make Money
Cash-strapped Toronto libraries are considering teaming up with a retailer to sell books through their website, as well as, lend them out through their branches.
That is one of the money-making proposals which will be debated at the Library Board’s meeting next week.
Board members will also consider more than doubling the overdue fines.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.