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College textbook quarantine boosts safety, challenges accessibility

by Betsy Foresman

Santa Fe Community College quarantines each returned book for three days, but librarians said the policy has strained access for those already struggling most during the pandemic.

University libraries are turning to Amazon for their textbook supplies

by Ryan Johnston

The retail giant accounted for 25 percent of the market share in 2017. Only one other vendor had more than 6 percent of the market.

Blockchain at the library: New study will explore how the technology can connect and support institutions

by Ryan Johnston

The year-long project at San Jose State University will be funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Libraries get re-programmed to offer coding skills

by Corinne Lestch

The American Library Association and Google announced the next phase of the Ready to Code program, which will deliver programming courses and activities to young library patrons.

Edtech company partners with Maryland library system to create makerspaces

by Corinne Lestch

Workbench, a platform that creates online learning hubs, will make its platform available to Maryland's more than 200 public libraries in March.