This death of the library post bewails…well, a lot of things, really. The makeover of traditional monumental/civic spaces into more modern, minimalist/cafe spaces, along with some associated concept that everything we ever know and love and value about libraries is going away. It seems to me there are three separate threads in this article, and [...]
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June 12th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized
December 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized
Today I’m looking at the web site for the University of Washington Libraries, because they’re one of the first WorldCat Local sites and, I admit, I kinda have a crush on WorldCat. (It’s slick. It’s clean. It has all sorts of augmented content without overwhelming me with it. And…and isn’t my library supposed to be [...]
November 29th, 2009 · Comments Off · Uncategorized
Back from Thanksgiving. Token library observation: my goodness does the Princeton Public Library have a nice reference collection. (They’ve got the NJ and the US annotated codes, multiple copies, and someone’s keeping up the pocket parts. Woof.) The (lovely and recently built) library also inspired all sorts of ILS-related conversations. Remind me after the morning [...]