We were assigned a wonderful article for SLIS 6000 by Marcia Bates called “Mining the Substrate of Information Science,” in which she discusses the underlying functions of the discipline. here are my thoughts, as posted to our class board: ?Currently,? Bates writes, ?the wheel is being reinvented everyday on the information superhighway? because of digital information and the leaps and bounds of IT. Bates states that IS folks have been bypassed and we have all the expertise. When you want something done right pertaining to information, get a librarian to do it! I appreciated that sentiment. When Bates mentions we […]
CJ let me know about The September Project and he asked me about Indiana Libraries participating. I believe they do not have a representative library yet from Indiana… Check out the Weeb site for more info!
Well done Franklin!!! Our SJCPL staffer from Local History has published Southern St. Joseph County (Images of America)! Amazon Link!
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My friend David just sent this as I finish up my first semester: I think this is very fitting for you: ‘Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined.’ -Henry David Thoreau