Hi. So far so good, you think? I have received no feedback that says the new site works or looks terrible. Please let me know if you see anything amiss.
LLRX has a good analysis of the OCLC vs Library Hotel debate and issues involved. It seems that having the Library Hotel use a different classification scheme [many of which have been mentioned in these pages over the past few weeks] is not really addressing the 800-pound-gorilla issue w/r/t/ OCLC but might be a great way to highlight other such schemes. [thanks jen]
I’m not exactly sure when this is happening, but some major employers in the UK are getting together for Bring a Book to Work Week to send books to some of the world’s poorest countries. [thanks eoin]
Hawai’i’s libraries are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. With their budget restored they are filling 86 jobs and expanding their hours. [thanks brandon]