Posts Tagged ‘vendor relationships’
2019–11–13 | 5 comments
In Brief Information capitalism, the system where information, a historically, largely free and ubiquitous product of basic communication, is commodified by private owners for profit, is entrenched in our society. Information brokers have consolidated and swallowed up huge amounts of data, in a system that leaves data purchase, consumption, and use largely unregulated and unchecked….
2016–09–23 | Comments Off on The Collective Approach: Reinventing Affordable, Useful, and Fun Professional DevelopmentTags: academic libraries, conferences, library 2.0, networking, professional development, vendor relationships
In Brief: In 2014, a small group of librarians at the University of Tennessee set out to redefine the library conference landscape. Frustrated by the high cost and lack of tangible skills and takeaways at professional organization gatherings, they conceived of a low-cost, high-value symposium where academic librarians might learn, create, and collaborate together. The…