Inspired Thinking: Ken Roberts, Facing the Future

We now realize that knowledge and creativity add economic value. We understand that future jobs will place less value on a strong back and more value on a strong mind. Libraries give us the chance to maintain a literate, creative society. -Ken Roberts, FACING THE FUTURE  A Vision Document for British Columbia’s Public Libraries Last weekend, … Continue reading Inspired Thinking: Ken Roberts, Facing the Future

The Best Things In Libraries Are (Sometimes) Free

I wait for a number of things in life.  My ever-growing  list now includes two Hobbit movies, a new Richard Armitage interview, a new season of Mad Men to première, any given novel, and the yearly Library Journal  Best Free Reference list.    This list goes beyond Wikipedia to spotlight the best in websites offering accurate, current, … Continue reading The Best Things In Libraries Are (Sometimes) Free