Canada: Expect Toronto’s Newest Library Bookmobile to be Packed with Technology as Well as Books
From the CBC:
The city’s Library Board will be updated on Tuesday about the state of a new bookmobile that will be hitting the streets later this year.
Right now there are two bookmobiles that visit apartment buildings, community centres, and even shelters in areas of Toronto where there isn’t easy access to a library branch. The new $300,000 bookmobile will serve as a replacement vehicle and for the first time, it will be equipped with free Wi-Fi, large computer screens and tablets.
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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.