Daily Archives: February 28, 2008

An anthropologist in the library

Yesterday I discussed Susan Gibbons’ book on academic libraries and ‘net gen’ students, and briefly mentioned an innovative project run by her library (University of Rochester). The library hired an anthropologist to work with students, to understand exactly what their … Continue reading

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Roundup: teaching, social technologies, and more

Timothy shares his library orientation presentation, made on Google Docs with images from Flickr. Meredith asks if any libraries are assessing their use of social technologies. Annoyed Librarian on deprofessionalisation: “Many librarians want to turn libraries into community centers, but … Continue reading

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