Category Archives: Library technology – History

Libraries and the new marketplace

One of my favorite movies of all time is Dinner at Eight, released in 1933. [If you haven’t seen it you absolutely should—the actors make it great, among them Billie Burke, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery, two Barrymores—John and Lionel—and the … Continue reading

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#FOECast – What Needs did the Horizon Report meet?

What was the Horizon Report? It was a set of reports published each year by the New Media Consortium, compiling the thoughts of leaders in information technology, education and libraries on the short and long-term trends in technology, and how … Continue reading

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Library hand, Wesleyan-style

Several months ago a group of us at Wesleyan University Library spent a lunch hour looking at catalog cards. (The old card catalog was removed several years ago to make room for new flexible study spaces—now only a small catalog … Continue reading

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