Author: Lauren Baker

Fostering a Library: A Case Study at NYC Administration for Children’s Services

This presentation reviews our work to improve the quality and functionality of the library at the Children’s Center, a temporary residence run by the Administration for Children’s Services.

Building a 21st Century Public Library: Trends in U.S. Public Library Architecture 2004-2017

Let’s build a public library for the 21st century. Traditionally, the library has been a space for books, but the advent of new media, e-resources, and patrons’ desire for other services requires the library and architecture fields to consider how to design spaces that create a sense of community.

Crowdsourcing in GLAMs

What is crowdsourcing and how does it apply to GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums)? This poster explores the definition of crowdsourcing in cultural heritage institutions and the advantages and disadvantages of using crowdsourcing in these contexts.