Sonntag, 11. November 2012

Anthony Marx: Do we still need a library?

Research libraries have long been considered the intellectual hub of a community, whether it's a university or a city. With the shift to digital content, network-based services, and globalization, research libraries have been challenged to adapt in unprecedented ways. Some even question their ongoing importance.
Drawing on his experience as the former president of Amherst College and the current president and CEO of the New York Public Library, Anthony Marx speculates on the future of research libraries. You'll be surprised by what he has to say.
58:26, engl. Auf der Webseite unter "download" als Video und als Podcast verfügbar!

Donnerstag, 8. November 2012

Libraries Connecting & Saving Lives

Libraries Connecting & Saving Lives by Loida Garcia-Febo. 7:58, engl. "Loida Garcia-Febo and Robin Kear share their Keynote for Strategies for Library Associations: Include New Professionals now!, a program presented by IFLA Management of Library Associations Section and the New Professionals SIG at the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Helsinki this past August 2012. The paper is here and the Power Point presentation is here." [via Information New Wave]

Mittwoch, 7. November 2012

Robert Darnton on eBooks, Google Books, DPLA...

27:25, engl. Robert Darnton, historian and director of the university library at Harvard, talks about books, ebooks, the Google Books settlement, and the promise of the Digital Public Library of America

Montag, 5. November 2012