Category Archives: libraries

Higher Further Faster More … Special Collections

Captain Marvel agrees: you want to push special collections Higher Further Faster More? Order your copy! ABC-CLIO Amazon Indiebound Advertisements

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Doctor Song wants to know…

Have you preordered your copy of New Directions for Special Collections yet? Order your copy! ABC-CLIO Amazon Indiebound

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New Directions for Special Collections is here!

Well, November 30th. Technically. This project began in 2014. My contributor copies arrived this past week. New Directions for Special Collections is officially on sale November 30th, but I’m pretty sure you can order it right now direct from Libraries Unlimited. … Continue reading

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Special Collections in Non-ARL libraries: Our List So Far

Earlier this year, I launched a crowd-sourced listing of libraries that work with rare books and special collections, but are not members of the Association for Research Libraries. A lot of our literature surveys ARL libraries because a list exists. … Continue reading

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How do we show the value of our library work?

How do I tie seeing the Ellesmere Chaucer Facsimile or touching a cuneiform tablet or handling historical children’s books or pulp magazines directly to Student Career Success? Continue reading

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5 Things make a Friday post: Reentry edition

Had a fabulous time at the Nebula Conference last weekend. Lots of excellent conversations and really good programming. Caitlin was with us as always, and had a good time. She hung out with Joe Haldeman a bit. As one does. … Continue reading

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Digital POWRR nominated for DLF Comm/Cap award!

From the DLF announcement: The Community/Capacity Awards (DLF Comm/Caps, for short) are a new debt of gratitude from the DLF membership, selected annually by vote. We are pleased to announce the nominees for the 2016 DLF Comm/Cap Awards! These are not awards for … Continue reading

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Nebula Awards Conference Schedule!

The Nebula Conference Weekend approaches! Here’s where you can find me: Thursday, May 12 2:00pm-3:00pm @ LaSalle 2 Interfacing with Conventions 3:00pm-4:00pm @ LaSalle 2 BarCon and Other Secret Handshakes 8:00pm-9:30pm @ Monroe Ballroom Welcome Reception Friday, May 13 4:00pm-5:00pm … Continue reading

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Cover art and Table of Contents: New Directions for Special Collections!

Contracts and agreements are all in, so now we can, with great pleasure, make our table of contents for New Directions for Special Collections public! Thank you to everyone who submitted, and to all who contributed. The book comes out in … Continue reading

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Musings on Libraries and Disability

Two articles that crossed my path today, at the intersection of libraries and disability: The Atlantic: Living Longer, With More Disability Library Trends: Access Is Not Problem Solving: Disability Justice and Libraries Both of these are directly relevant to my … Continue reading

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