,From The Columbus Dispatch: OCLC will lay off 27 employees at its Dublin operation in a move to readjust staffing “in line with future needs.” [Clip] Over the last five years, OCLC has been in a period of significant investment in new products and...
Library leaders, staff, friends, and council members gathered May 20 in a grand celebration atop New York City’s Hearst Tower to for the second NYC Neighborhood Library Awards. This year, the Charles H.
The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is a network of Federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of Federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for Federal library and information staff. FEDLINK, hosted at the Library of Congress, serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures, and technolog
“What struck me about my graduate LIS education was how amazingly easy it was. My undergraduate was much more difficult” LIS was too easy To be fair, Joseph Janes’s “One Size LIS Does Not Fit All” (Peer to Peer Review, LJ 4/15/15, p.
The term “thought leader” tends to be associated with negative perceptions. Perhaps it isn’t as bad as we have made it out to be. What exactly is it, and does our profession benefit from thought leadership?
The New Orleans Jazz Market building / Photo by Infrogmation of New Orleans Only days after a definitive victory at the polls, the New Orleans library landscape was making news again—but this time it was the Foundation, not the library itself, and...
The woman tasked with safeguarding the Boston Public Library’s special collections is on paid administrative leave as Boston police detectives and librarians continue to search for two artworks worth $600,000 that are missing from the Copley Square...
Special Collections librarians have an enormous responsibility. Hopefully Ms. Glover will be cleared of any wrongdoing soon. What a difficult situation! What are the leadership lessons here?
Any relevance for library IT folks? It's a pricey conference but with the growth of big data and data mining as important areas in research, might be a worthwhile investment for a library wanting to stay ahead of the curve.
Combined, our region's five universities have a regional economic impact of more than $6 billion; enroll more than 98,000 students; and have produced 476,000 well-prepared and proud alumni, write Ronald M.
This headline mentions collaboration as the key to future, but I don't see anything in the article itself that reflects collaboration. What am I missing?
Stacey Aldrich was named state librarian of Hawaii on February 18 by the Hawaii Board of Education, filling the position vacated by former state librarian Richard Burns when he retired in in December 2014.
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