Archive for May 1st, 2006
and despite what Family Circus says, our library is teeming with students. I’ve never seen or heard so many flip-flops in all my life. I found myself wondering, what can a librarian do to connect with the flip-flop generation? Does the free-flopping toe encourage or inhibit information literacy?
You may have been following the Jack Anderson files story covered in the Chronicle of Higher Education. An essay in the Washington Post adds one academic’s experience being questioned by the FBI. Mark Feldstein makes at least two interesting points. First, the government’s willingness to share information with the public is inversely correlated to their [...]
It’s become pretty commonplace to discuss the pace of change in libraries and in the academic library profession – how quick it’s coming, how significant it is for us to manage effectively, etc. – so it’s nice (I suppose) to see that it’s not just us. This morning’s IHE has an article on a new [...]
When “Good Enough” Isn’t One of the things I like about blogging for ACRLog is that I get to share some of my favorite writers and their columns with the readers – especially when they can add interesting perspectives to our understanding of higher education. One of the columns I’ve been following for a number [...]