For the law librarians out there: Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School.
NYPL has one of the largest image collections in the world. The collection was started in 1915. Material before 1923 has been digitized, along with special items like the Warhol holiday card and a letter from Diego Rivera. Yet Mayor Bloomberg is proposing a cut of $96.4 Million Dollars to NYC Libraries. Collections like these cannot grow and be maintained if public funding for them is under constant threat every year.
Zoe Uffindell of Khaki Films in the UK has made a video called “The Future of Publishing” (the link directs you to Penguin Publishing House explaining the video. You might not like what it has to say at the beginning so watch through the very end. I think it will change your mind about how reach out to learners about books and publishing.
Tell us what you think in the comments.
Just some librarian eye candy before the holidays. Enjoy!
After all the press this got last year lets hope for an even hotter Men of the Stacks for the 2012 calendar.
So no more personal Facebook account for me. How else do I let all my friends know that I crashed a hot party at NYPL? Twitter. But, Twitter’s more than about bragging rights, with a little effort you can make Twitter work for you. Follow CondeNastCareer to find jobs like Digital Development Editor. Even figure out how The New Twitter works via Mashable.
How else do you use Twitter? Tweet us!
Q: I am graduating next year and, aside from my internship, I won’t really have any library experience to put on my resume. I am concerned that this will make it hard for me to find a job. What can I do?
To see her response to this question and many others at ASK ELLEN
Which leads us to ASK A MANAGER where the author tells you how to get a job if you feel you are under-qualified.
What people around the web are saying about librarians: