Category Archives: Changing perceptions

Valuing librarianship

I attended a fascinating talk by Bernard Barrett yesterday.  Bernard qualified as a librarian but styles himself as an Information Scientist in his job at the Child and Family Support Agency (MidWest).   According to him, we need to change … Continue reading

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Changing the perception of the library

When the library at Alexandria was built over 2300 years ago, it was designed to show off the wealth of Egypt.  Its purpose, as far as scholars can establish, was to collate all the knowledge of the world.   Being … Continue reading

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