Reference is Dead!

Traditional reference is dead. We will no longer have our Adult Service Librarians working the “reference” desk! For the last 5+ years, reference has been dying, as a public institution we are using our best, brightest, and highest paid to help people print (or police depending upon your library). We will operate on a first-level…

Living the lives of others, or, How I fell in Love with Instagram

You won’t find any nudity there, but yet — I have become obsessed with Instagram as a medium for snippets of this life. The “no nudity” policy, this is good and bad. Bad, because I love nudity– and good because it makes us get around the no nudity policy in creative ways– it seems to…