Archive for September, 2010
September 29, 2010 | Comments Off on Articulating Value in Special Collections: Are We Collecting Data that Matter?
As librarians, we invest a great deal of time and effort instructing researchers on how to use our materials. This is especially true for special collections librarians, as we attempt to familiarize researchers with our unique resources and intricate collection arrangements. At the end of that instruction investment, we often wonder if we have been…
September 15, 2010 | 10 comments
By Editorial Board, Ellie Collier and Brett Bonfield A few weeks ago we asked you for your suggestions on what you’d like us to cover in future posts. Two comments asked us to talk about upward mobility. Kathleen says: I’d like to see a post on planning for upward mobility in the library world… Training…
September 1, 2010 | Comments Off on A View From the Neutral Zone
In the Library with the Lead Pipe is pleased to welcome another guest author, Markus Wust! Markus is the Digital Collections and Preservation Librarian at North Carolina State University Libraries and works on exciting projects such as WolfWalk (mobile app for exploring NC State using special collections images and geolocation data) and NC Architects (database…