Friday, July 19, 2013

Urbana Resident Offers Succinct Performance Evaluation of Departing Library Director

Urbana Free Library executive director to leave after book weeding scandal. (The Daily Illini, 7/15/2013)

Emphasis added by RG.

This doesn't sound like a  "food fight over library personalities" to me.

I'll certainly be sharing this quote with my LIS 712 students during the spring 2014 semester.

Related posts:
News-Gazette editorial board on the Urbana Free Library "brouhaha": "Food fight over library personalities"?  (7/15/2013)
More from the Urbana Free Library.  (7/13/2013)
A song to mom to accompany a letter about mom.  (7/10/2013)
Urbana Free Library Board to Library Director Deb Lissak: Go your own way   (7/10/2013)
Urbana Free Library board member speaks out on weeding controversy.  (7/8/2013) 
The Urbana Free Library and a "dissonant rate of discard versus retention"  (7/3/2013)
Urbana Free Library holds special board meeting on June 19th.  (6/24/2013)
University of Illinois GSLIS faculty member advocates for televised library board meetings. / (6/24/2013)
Wondering about the "weeding" "misstep" at the Urbana Free Library.  (6/18/2013)

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