Well, hello again, readers! The internet has arrived at our home, and so I am now able to post on a regular basis. As I am sure you are aware of, I started my new job on Monday, which is exhilarating. I’ll talk more about that later. In this post, I want to share with [...]
Archive for the ‘Library History’ Category
This week, the ALA and libraries in many places are celebrating Banned Books Week. It’s a wonderful idea, and something I am proud of my profession for – the active advocacy on behalf of our right to free speech here in the United States.
It’s a busy time for periodicals here at The Dean Files. The new issues of The New Yorker, Dwell, GOOD, ACRL News and College & Research Libraries all arrived within a few days of each other. I am working my way through these, and in an effort to get ahead of the reading, I stayed [...]
While using the new Flipboard app for the iPad earlier this week, I came across this really cool look back into 1959 for the perception of the home library of the future: Electronic Home Library, on Paleofuture So, first, I admit to you that I would love to have a home library that looks something [...]
Jen and I are back from ALA, and I have a lot to share. I am working on compiling my thoughts about the conference itself, but in the meantime, I want to share with you a thought/idea I had this morning while reading a bit.As you might have guessed, Jen and I visited the Library [...]