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What is your library doing to build and engage the community and how is your library positioned for the future in playing an even greater role in the community? Read this issue of Upstream and explore the ideas and opinions on this topic from 10 leading library experts. Whether you're a small public library, k 12, consortia, or academic institution you will be engaged. The spring issue of Upstream is now available for free download. Upstream is an invaluable facet of the SirsiDynix Institute, posing thought-provoking questions in each issue regarding important issues in librarianship. It offers unexpected ideas and uncensored opinions aimed at provoking thought, generating discussion, and fueling creative approaches to contemporary industry topics. Like the SirsiDynix Institute Web Seminar Series, you won't want to miss reading this issue in which we posed this question:

"What is the best example of libraries building communities that you have come across or experienced? How will libraries in the future be empowered to play even a greater role in their communities?"

Contributors include:

SUSAN CAMPBELL Library Director
York College of Pennsylvania
EDWIN S. CLAY III Director
Fairfax County Public Library
STEVEN COHEN Senior Librarian, PubSubs Concepts, Inc.
Editor of Information Today's Library Stuff Weblog
LINDA COOK Director
Edmonton Public Library
THERESA FREDERICKA Executive Director
INFOhio, The Information Network for Ohio Schools
SARAH LONG Director
North Suburban Library System
MICHAEL STEPHENS Library Industry
Author and Speaker
GARY E. STRONG UCLA University Librarian and Former
State Librarian of California
JESSAMYN WEST Editor of Librarian.net and Co-administrator
Of Community Weblog MetaFilter.com
CATHY WILT Executive Director
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