Just heard that my colleague, workshop collaborator, and DDR player D. Scott Brandt, has been named Associate Dean for Research at the Purdue Libraries! Hooray! Congrats to Scott!
I heart this: We think of ourselves differently, too, I am finding. We are a scared bunch these days, frightened that we won’t find jobs, now or ever. We’re scared that libraries won’t keep their place in society. Or that they will, and we won’t like it. We’re scared that the generations who are clashing on our staffs won’t ever get along. That the techno-terrified will hold all the rest of us up, or the techies will drag us all kicking and screaming into a future where we will be replaced by machines. And, like many of the librarians I […]