On the value of 3-dimensionality when dealing with memory, retention, and retrieval.
Month: October 2013
The End of “The End of Libraries”
Jacob S. Berg at BeerBrarian blog writes a response to those “End of Libraries” articles which he notes tend to be written by well-off males. This response is a series of links to research and articles about the value of libraries. In a nut-shell: libraries are efficient (delivering $4 in services for every $1 spent),… Continue reading The End of “The End of Libraries”
Update on the Rosenbach-Philadelphia Free Library merger
This is an update to my previous story posted about the merger of the Philadelphia Free Library and the Rosenbach Library. My article noted involvement of the Pew Memorial Trusts in the merger. There’s more to this than meets the eye. An opinion article from 2007 by Marie C. Malara, “The New Goals at the… Continue reading Update on the Rosenbach-Philadelphia Free Library merger