Journal Article: “Little Free Libraries: A Necessity or A Luxury?”
The article linked to below was recently published online by B Sides: Fieldwork (Journal of the University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science).
“Little Free Libraries: A Necessity or A Luxury?” explores recent development in community driven and managed book collections housed in freely accessible ‘micro-libraries’— small, often outdoor housings for books, inspired by Tod Boll and Rick Brooks efforts. Little Free Libraries have spread across the North American continent and the world.
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13 pages; PDF.
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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.