the future of libraries in the digital age
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Posted on September 30, 2013 at 9:05pm
Here is a link to a fascinating article. The British Library has developed a storage facility that preserves items in a vacuum. Since the environment is a low-oxygen environment, robots are required to handle the items.
Posted on September 22, 2013 at 12:07pm
At Digipalooza this year, I took this photo of attendees in the conference center. Everyone is on a digital device. Some were using cellphones and tablets simultaneously. The general public is still under the impression that librarians sit around and handle books all day. Far from the truth! We are truly wired professionals. Conference attendees tweeted, kept in touch with their home libraries and explored the topics being discussed. Since joining the profession, I am truly impressed with…Continue
Posted on September 4, 2013 at 9:49pm