Archive for February 12th, 2006
Augusten Burroughs is a best-selling author. One of his books, Running With Scissors, has been on the NYT best seller list for over 70 weeks. You wouldn’t think that would make him a library futurist but he makes a rather interesting prediction for libraries in an short article published in the January-February issue of DETAILS [...]
ACRL has announced its 2006 Excellence in Libraries awards. Congratulations to the librarians and staff at the Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries, Rochester, New York and those at the Thomas Tredway Library at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois. Rock on!
Is there anyone out there who doesn’t think that making libraries and their resources easier to use is a good idea? Probably not. I’ve been working in academic libraries for close to 20 years, and most of that time the planning and implementation activities I’ve been involved in were geared to reducing barriers to access [...]