Public Library News Roundup: 21 Reports from the U.S. and Canada
Here’s our latest roundup with a selection of public library news items from the past two weeks. We hope you find it useful.
Libraries and parks underperform on payday in Miami-Dade (via The Miami Herald)
Raymond Santiago, Director of Miami-Dade Public Library System, Announces Retirement Effective August 1, 2014 (via The Miami Herald)
New York City Public Library Systems Requesting an Additional $65 Million in City Funding For FY15, Grassroots Advocacy Campaign Launched
Queens Library head Thomas Galante boasts a third job on his Match.com profile (via NY Daily News)
Carnegie Library teams with Allegheny County Jail inmates for unique programs (via Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Paytime data breach scope includes libraries in three counties (via PennLive.com)
Cumberland, Dauphin and York are the three counties.
Allegheny County Tax dedicated to library gets mixed voter results (via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
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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.