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 evolving use of E-Books/E-Readers; addressing changing user patterns; expanding access to collections; as well as strengthening/streamlining acquisitions policies and procedures.
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
New York Public Library, NY
The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County
Houston Public Library, TX