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DDA Enables Australian Library to Build a Better Ebook Collection

Swinburne University of Technology Library

Highlights from Charleston Talk on Targeted Ebook Acquisition with DDA, STL & ATO at Swinburne University of Technology.

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17 Nov 2016

“The most highly sensitized classified document in the government” is now online

This Johnson-era PDB, dated 29 May 1967, on the 6 Day War, was declassified in 2004.

National Security Archive wins its battle to declassify CIA digests.

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17 Nov 2016

Anthropological Research Enhanced by Original Margaret Mead Papers

Margaret Mead, field notebook

Increased access to these primary sources encourages dialogue to grow in informed and enhanced ways.

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16 Nov 2016

It's Not All Bad: Advocating for Change as a Paraprofessional

Sheila Garcia

The need for diverse resources and programming to meet the needs of undeserved populations is the focal point of my academic research and career aspirations.

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15 Nov 2016

Space Reclamation is a Change Driver in Libraries

The key to change...is to let go of fear. -Rosanne Cash

But is resistance to change holding you back?

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10 Nov 2016

Evaluating a Journal Package for Cancellation: The Data Deep Dive

Stack of magazines

Be creative developing a case for cancelling journal packages and openly communicate the evaluation process with your constituents.

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09 Nov 2016

1936: Black Voters Leave the Party of Lincoln

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1867).

Roosevelt’s New Deal and Black Cabinet appeal to African Americans.

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08 Nov 2016

Fearing Change? It’s Only Natural

Peter Senge quote - People don't resist change. They resist being changed.

Change is always around the corner – so why do we resist it so consistently?

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03 Nov 2016

To Vote or Not to Vote

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Significant Election Scene At Washington, June 3, 1867.

"I have never for a moment entertained the idea of voting for myself.... Neither have I ever voted against my principles by casting my ballot for an opponent."

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02 Nov 2016

The Big 3 in Building a Collection Assessment Program

Two images of parking signs.

Driving my daily work are three guiding principles: make it easy, make it relevant, and make it interesting.

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01 Nov 2016