Category Archives: Libraries

Retail Approach or Library Approach? Shaping Readers’ Advisory, by John Schoppert | Booklist Online

Retail Approach or Library Approach? Shaping Readers’ Advisory, by John Schoppert | Booklist Online. The landscape of reading is always shifting, and libraries and bookstores are sharing practices each once thought unique. Not long ago, bookstores had customers, and libraries … Continue reading

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Oh My, Stars?

Amazon recently culled thousands of reviews from its book pages because of fears that the reviewers knew the author or somehow had “financial interest in the product.”  It’s been well documented how Amazon book reviews can be bought to increase … Continue reading

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The Tacoma Warhol

In 1982 Andy Warhol submitted a design for the 1-percent-for-the-arts competition associated with construction of the Tacoma Dome. It wasn’t to be. Exit133 has a great look at the history of the Tacoma Dome and the public art controversy. Frivolous, … Continue reading

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Share, Collaborate and Build

Lead the Change: A Library Journal Event. Seattle Public Library I just spent a wonderful day with colleagues at an all-day seminar presented by Library Journal. “Lead the Change” presented how libraries can empower, encourage and transform relationships within libraries … Continue reading

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