Monthly Archives: October 2011





Greetings from London and Internet Librarian International! Don’t miss this conference theme-related article by Ulla De Stricker at Info Today Europe: http://www.infotoday.eu/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/The-new-normal-needs-you—to-tell-it-like-it-is-78092.aspx Fragmented, opaque, multidimensional, fast-changing … however we view the profession we chose, we share the need to assess constantly how our professional contributions match the evolving needs of employers […]

The New Normal Needs You


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Have you ever given your all for a teen program, only to feel less than spectacular about the end result? We’ve all been there. Maybe we don’t attract the attendance numbers we hoped for or that our well thought out plan didn’t go exactly as we expected it to go. […]

Programming is great, but…




Vishakha Desai, President and CEO, Asia Society, New York, United States, was the keynote speaker this afternoon – as we hurtle toward the end of this incredible experience. The Asia Society’s Mission: http://asiasociety.org/about/mission-history Asia Society is the leading global and pan-Asian organization working to strengthen relationships and promote understanding among the […]

Participatory Culture: Cross Cultural Connections in the Age of the ...






Special thanks to  Robert  Fish, Associate Director of  Communication, Salzburg Global Seminar for his expertise and editing! This post is a reflection/response to questions posed at the Salzburg Global Seminar program Libraries and Museums in an Era of Participatory Culture, exploring the challenges, solutions and potential for participatory services within libraries and museums. Join the […]

Participatory Culture: Video from Salzburg Global Seminar


Camelos levam livros para crianças no Quênia, originally uploaded by 365 Dias que Acalmaram o Mundo. The last thematic area started our morning. Each panelist shared success stories and insights about demonstrating public value for libraries and museums. Gary Vikan, Director, The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, United States, detailed the […]

Participatory Culture: Demonstrating Public Value