16 août 2014

Moments and Monuments

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/library_babel_fish_blog_header.jpgBy Barbara Fister. Andy Woodworth, a public librarian activist and professional thought-provoker, sent out a tweet last week that really made me think:
The semi-profound question that is haunting me this morning: are libraries moving toward building monuments or moments? 
He was responding at least in part to an article in the Boston Globe. it's one of an entire genre of articles, raising the alarm about books being weeded from public libraries to make space for other things such as newer books and space for new programs. Read more...
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