Chicago Public Library Receives $1 Million Grant From Gates Foundation
Mayor Emanuel has announced a $1 million grant from the Gates Foundation which is designed to help move the Chicago Public Library into the future with more technology.
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The money will fund an innovative program in which the library system will partner with libraries in Denmark, to experiment with technologies like 3-D software and 3-D printing.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.