Just a quick note to say thank you very much to everyone who dropped by and commented on yesterday’s library survey post – your assistance is greatly appreciated.
OK, a little plea for assistance this morning. I don’t often drag the day-job onto VCTB, but I want to do some research that only a forum of this type will allow me. Please spare a few minutes to leave your thoughts, no matter how brief and critical they may be. Continue reading Library usage survey
So, guess who finally has *actual* wall-shelves for all his books now, then? That’s right …
… I have! Continue reading Pimp your library!
I love libraries, and not just because I work at one. Libraries kept my brain well fed when I was a kid (as well as providing somewhere to go where a lot of other kids wouldn’t be), and supplied me with dreams, ideas and new experiences. Most libraries today, however, look rather old-fashioned when seen through the eyes of young people raised in a digital age, and are underused by that demographic as a result.
They might not seem so dated were they to have devices like this available, though:
I’m constantly trumpeting about the death of libraries, but the way I see it, I’m allowed. I work in one, I have always used them regularly and I only speak doom of them to try to encourage people to ‘use them or lose them’. In a lot of cases, I think rumours of the death of libraries are greatly exaggerated. I certainly hope so. Continue reading NetBoox? Online book trading, P.O.D. and the death of libraries