In the spirit of the 21st Access Conference, this year’s theme is Growing in the 21st Century. We’re well into the 21st Century. How have libraries adapted? What can we expect for the next 86 years? How can we develop our skills to plan for the future? We’re looking for proposals that consider: Where we’ve […]
To celebrate the holiday season, we’re happy to announce that the videos from Access 2013 are now posted on our YouTube account! They are also individually linked from the schedule. Great holiday viewing – enjoy!
Or herstory. Or our collective past. Something that makes talking about our past and the need to treat it with care and respect silence a room full of people like few other topics in the humanities. This was the case when Jon Voss of HistoryPin spoke to a room full of librarians and information specialists […]
Lydia Zvyagintseva, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta Rachel Frick, the Director of the DLF Forum and a community builder, gave the closing keynote at Access 2013 entitled “Community, understanding, courage, and honesty”. Her diverse skills, experiences and interests clearly reflected in this uplifting talk, which underscored a few recurring themes in […]
I grew up in the state of Ohio, and while Ohio might be the geographic home of the OCLC I never thought my first professional interaction with someone within that organization would occur over a thousand miles from home on an island in the north Atlantic. An Island where if you asked most people from […]