Electronic publications, Public services (Libraries), Endowments
In this article the author discusses the role of digital technologies in libraries in the U.S. She emphasizes the role of libraries as a resource for digital creation technologies, as many users do not have access to such technologies in their homes. Several libraries are highlighted, including the Fayetteville, New York Free Library, the Chicago, Illinois Public Library, and the Skokie, Illinois Public Library. Topics include digital media labs, 3-D printers, and software.
Farkas, M. (2012). Technology In Practice. Providing the Tools. American Libraries, 43(1/2), 2-32.