Catching up this week with some of the things from last week’s UKSG conference so I’ve been viewing some of the presentations that have been put up on YouTube at… 363 more words
Tags » Libraries
Author: James N. Frey
Publisher: St. Martin’s Press
Length: 271 pages
Truth in advertising.
Rating: אױ גװאַלד
Information = water
Speaking metaphorically, information providing institutions (IPI) have become all-you-can-drink water stops.
Wether it is packaged in a plastic bottle, mass-fed through a public aqueduct, or ingested intravenously through an IV, it is all there regardless if you are just thirsty or being forced to drink an assignment. 131 more words
- The sounds of libraries today reveal the impact of libraries throughout our lives — from the excited giggles of toddlers in storytimes to the “aha’s!” of young people engaged in inquiry to the quiet conversations of senior citizens discovering new authors and using computers to research. 131 more words
- Around the turn of the 20th century—a golden age for libraries in America—the Snead Bookshelf Company of Louisville, Ky., developed a new system for large-stack library shelving.