Mark Aaron Polger is the First Year Outreach Librarian at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CUNY), and an Information Literacy Instructor at ASA College. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Marketing Libraries Journal, a new open source, peer-reviewed scholarly journal that is dedicated to research in library marketing and its components. … More Interview: Mark Aaron Polger, founder of Marketing Libraries Journal
It seems like most libraries are downsizing their reference collections in favor or more electronic resources and a heavier reliance on free websites, but most are still purchasing reference books to some degree. The Scholarly Kitchen blog recently posted a recap of a debate that happened at the Profession and Scholarly Publishing Annual Conference. Here’s … More Are Reference Books Worth It?
Has anyone else out there read this recent article from Duke magazine, “Brave New World: Reference Librarians in the Age of Google“? There’s nothing really new in it from what I could tell. It mostly talks about the challenge librarians are facing adapting to a world in which most people start searching for information on … More Reference librarians in the age of Google