Article Review: Leadership

I found these articles interesting, but I also find myself ambivalent about them. Maloney et. al’s article seemed to be very obvious, for lack of a better word; it addressed trends that many librarians already knew about even without an official study, but it was reassuring to me to see that the general atmospheric grumbling about libraries’ cultural inflexibility is represented by widespread data and not simply watercooler talk at one institution. Staninger’s article was also intriguing, though I agree … Read More

Development of Digitization Programs at Small College Libraries

This post was originally written for my library management class, as part of an assignment where we imagined ourselves to be working at particular library and to imagine how that library would deal with challenges related to our areas of interest. I chose to write from the perspective of the Digital Initiatives Librarian at Baruch College of City University New York. The William and Anita Newman Library of Baruch College (a small branch of the public City University of New … Read More