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Are the Boomers Ruining Libraries?

Given the seniors are major users of libraries, maybe they will be a boon. But are they a boon as leaders? Once again I was leading a discussion of library directors, examining the serious and somewhat systemic issues facing our future and prospects for service. There are staffing issues (why are librarians always named as […]

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Why Toronto Public Library Staff Gave Me Indigestion, Part II

With all the brouhaha over the potential privatization of the Toronto Public Library services, I received the same week (the same week!) a professional journal providing the reasons why a TPL librarian (a librarian!) will not lose her job to technology, and yes her position was identified. I have now moved from indigestion to depression. […]

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