Daily Archives: April 13, 2011

This is NOT the Future of Libraries – So what are we going to do about it?

We need to lobby our professional organizations for them to speak up against the demise of our profession We need to find a voice within our own communities, to assert our expertise, to retain what we value most about our … Continue reading

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Academic Librarianship – A Dying Profession or An Omen…?

According to Jeff Trzeciak, he told an audience that future libraries will no longer need academic librarians, during his presentation at Penn State University, on YouTube (slide 56): http://live.libraries.psu.edu/mediasite/Viewer/?peid=c16bf3c92af14d76a316a5acb5faa0af Last time, he made similar announcements, we saw turmoil at McMaster … Continue reading

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Hart House Event Online: Chomsky on YouTube

Watch Noam Chomsky give his Hart House talk, recorded on YouTube, April 7, 2011, at the Great Hall. He talks about the problems with Munk donation, the human rights violations by Barricks in gold mining. http://www.harthouse.utoronto.ca/student-engagement/chomsky

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