ILL: “New Hampshire Library System Has a 21st Century Problem: Computers”
New Hampshire libraries are working to fix interlibrary loan automation, which has been out of commission since December.
The show goes on though, it just means librarians are doing much more manual work to get your book to you. That means extra emails and phone calls from library to library to coordinate book distribution.
York says the funding to replace the system is available and they’re working as fast as they can to get it fixed.
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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.