Libraries, though they have evolved over time, are still an integral part of the curation of information. Over thousands of years to the present day, they have remained a place that houses a collection of information for people to reference. Despite how they vary, there are some universalities that remain the same.
Libraries have been around since the ancient world (3rd millennium BC, no joke) as a way to document, record, and archive. They precede other community institutions like hospitals and schools because of the sheer magnitude their job of preserving history holds.
The Shelf User Stories series is meant to help prospective users understand why different businesses and organizations have chosen to use Shelf. In this interview with Pol Stafford, Nerd-in-Chief at Partners in School Innovation, we learn about the process Pol and the team at Partners went through to identify to right web application for their resource library.
Shelf.io exists to provide people with a better way to capture, organize, and share knowledge. And this gets our users fired up, because they believe the same thing that we do…too much of our precious time and energy gets spent trying to locate important information. But once our users calm down a bit, they ask us the same question “How exactly can we use Shelf to accomplish this?”