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Email from someone asking about how to merge librarianship and public speaking. I may not be the right person for this question… Does your employer (if you’re employed at a Library) pay (travel, salary and credited work time) for you … Continue reading
An old one from the inbox about starting as a new, youngish library director in an established library. Here are some quick links and things to think about: 1. How to manage smart people. http://www.scottberkun.com/essays/28-how-to-manage-smart-people/ If your staff is smart, … Continue reading
Someone I work with at Harvard’s Library Innovation Lab asked me for examples of smaller rural libraries working together to “combine forces” to get more done. I realized that for someone outside the library world, the breakdown of state libraries, … Continue reading
Ask a librarian: My library is requiring proof of citizenship to get a library card. How do I fight back?
Question from an author who recently learned that her library is requiring proof of citizenship for patrons to get library cards. She wanted to know what she could do about that. I’m sorry the library where you’re from is doing … Continue reading