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Author: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich; Center for the Future of Libraries,
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2018. ©2018
Series: Library futures, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
We live in uncertain times, and the ability to survive, adapt and thrive-- whether an individual or an organization-- is vital in our society. Aldrich re-centers the concept of resilience to show its alignment to the library profession's values, and its usefulness for guiding our future roles in communities.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich; Center for the Future of Libraries,
ISBN: 0838916341 9780838916346
OCLC Number: 1035250457
Description: viii, 87 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Understanding resilience --
Disruption in our world --
The roles of government and net states --
A culture of resilience --
Resilience in libraries --
Understanding, respect, empathy --
Social cohesion, equity, access --
Empower, engage, energize --
From the field --
In the aftermath --
In the planning --
In the community --
In the preparation --
Collective impact --
For the future --
Opportunities for the future --
Acute readiness: inside your library --
Acute readiness: in your community --
Long-term readiness: inside your library --
Long-term readiness: in your community.
Series Title: Library futures, 2.
Responsibility: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich.


Discusses how resilience can align with library values of equity and access, and why libraries and information professionals may be ideal partners or providers in helping individuals and the  Read more...


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