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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Library as publisher: the Wisdom Within These Walls

Libraries are more than distributors of content. We are, or can be, co-publishers, and even co-creators. Here's an example of one project here in Douglas County, Colorado.

Note: this is an edit of a previous posting. The intent of the experiment was to find out if the library could sustain the video production of lots of local stories. The short answer: no, it's a little pricey for libraries. But the value of the project is high, and I love the model as a way to gather and share local stories. For us, we think the podcast version will be more do-able.

For more information on the Wisdom Project, see www.thewisdomwithinthesewalls.com.

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