A core library function is to circulate books, periodicals, audio, video, electronic and other materials that provide the information, education, entertainment and enrichment resources that people need. Today, this function of library service is changing at a kaleidoscopic pace.
This category recognizes innovations in the curation and/or creation of digital or print content; evolving use of e-books; new collection development practices to address user experience and user trends; expanding access to collections.
2013 Top Innovator
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Nashville Public Library, TN
2013 Honorable Mention
E-Books at the Library: Turning a New Format into the New Normal >
Hennepin County Library, MN
Chicago Public Library, IL
San Francisco Public Library, CA
Kansas City Public Library, MO
Houston Public Library, TX
New York Public Library, NY
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, OH