Monthly Archives: April 2012
Just returned home from the Colorado Interlibrary Loan conference yesterday. It was great fun, and I learned many, many new things. There will be several posts about the conference in the days to come. Stay tuned!
Patents, Copyrights Boost Economy With Jobs, Report Finds – Bloomberg. Intellectual property rights may be good for the economy, but this kind of commodification of the wholesale limits put on public access to information is worrying.
Recently I stumbled across this article by James Marcum. Written in 2003, he envisions the library of 2012. Among the predictions: Information available: Collections will undergo dramatic transformations. They will be largely patron-selected, featuring multi-media resources and databases, many provided collaboratively … Continue reading
Today I’m going to take some time to explain what I do every day. I used to get this question a lot, before I lost some title-pride simply started saying that I’m a librarian. As the Public Services Supervisor, you … Continue reading