You know how I feel about libraries. But I’m happy to say that the article Has the Library Outlived its Usefulness in the Age of the Internet? supports my view. You’ll want to read the whole article of course, but … Continue reading
Sometimes I think libraries have always been at one crossroads or another.
There are those who say libraries are dying.
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I attended a webcast on March 12 on the “Future of Libraries.” Speakers were from a variety of settings: public library, academic library, public library consortium, and an independent library web developer. When we talk about the future of libraries, … Continue reading
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In our personal and professional lives, we need to look forward, move forward, and create successful future endeavors. It is important to own your past (both successes and failures), but “more of the same won’t birth new futures. Looking back … Continue reading