The Time for Libraries is Now

I know that a fair amount of the folks who stop by here on a regular basis aren’t librarians or information professionals, and as a result, I’ve mostly kept the library-related posts here to a minimum. Today I saw a slide deck that I wanted to share with those of you who don’t use libraries,…

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Libraries, Here's Your Opportunity

Yesterday, on Twitter, a fellow librarian suggested that we use the hashtag #theotherwikipedia during Wikipedia’s SOPA/PIPA blackout protest to increase awareness of library services. Someone on another social network suggested that doing this is opportunistic, and that we’d be better off supporting the protest.   While I can see the truth in that point of…

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