Recommended Reading, Links Galore, Plentiful Screenshots, Occasional Commentary, and Color-Coordinated PowerPoint Slides on the Topics of Libraries, Publishing, Technology, Politics, Social Issues, and Much More
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Recommended Reading from ALA Office for Information Technology Policy
From the Summary. The new media and technologies are enabling a steady flow of genre- and usage-changing innovations, and institutions drawing on these disruptive changes are competing with the library in its most fundamental roles. Libraries also are challenged by the financial constraints facing the agencies that support them, as well as shifts in the nature and needs of library users.