The idea.

The local public library should network and collaborate with nonprofit organizations that provide resources to the community.

Why libraries and nonprofits?

Libraries are valued for their skills in information gathering and dissemination, and nonprofit organizations are valued for the content and services they provide. …


I believe there is a relatively simple, easy, and practical way to help local public libraries survive, or if you prefer, to thrive — and — at the same time, improve the general health of local communities. What’s that you say? You’ve heard this before from someone selling the Brooklyn…


It’s not a fun subject.

No sexy alarmist headlines to see, no Tweets or Facebook Likes:

YOUR HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE IS ON SCHEDULE AND OUT OF DATE!

But this is true for many institutions.

Fact: Hospitals not reporting 100% on scheduled inspections are probably not compliant, and may not receive…

Alan Pakaln

Past profession in clinical engineering and continuing interests in sustainability, community development, and photography.

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