April 2011

Archive for April, 2011

  • What are Libraries For?

    2011–04–20 | 48 comments

    In the Library with the Lead Pipe welcomes guest author Hugh McGuire, the founder of, the world’s most prolific publisher of audiobooks (all read by volunteers); Iambik Audio, a commercial audiobook publisher built on a model similar to LibriVox; and PressBooks, a simple digital book-production tool. Hugh served on the Board (2002-2010) of the…

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  • Collaborating with Faculty Part 1: A Five-Step Program

    2011–04–07 | 9 comments

    This is the first in a two-part series on librarian collaboration with faculty. Part 1 presents a five-step program for building collaborative relationships, while Part 2, published on July 13, 2011, addresses specific examples and strategies for collaboration. by Kim Leeder Introduction Collaboration has become something of a buzzword of late, which puts us in…

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