Human nature when confronted with blind awareness tend to panic and hope for the brighter side of darkness. We are gluttons for punishment if and when there's the perception of no solution for applicable initiative. But human nature also lets us know that if there's a will, there's a way...especially when there's legitimate analogies to draw parallel to certain topical issues with good copy. "Good copy" in this case can be exemplified by the contents of the book, "Scratching for Daylight". Wilbert Gibson is the author and knows quite a bit about darkness. He portrays the frailties of typical life struggles and strength using real life experiences...Read-more »
News and Announcements
Connie Scott, Director of the McMillen Library
and Cindy Price Verduce, Director of Career Planning and Development of Indiana Tech, Fort Way campus, have coauthored a chapter in the book Environments for Student Growth and Development: Libraries and Student Affairs in Collaboration. Published by the Association of College and Research Libraries, Chapter 8, "Career Center and Library Collaborations: Preparing Students for Employment in the Twenty-First Century Workplace" is in the case studies section. It is available as a print and eBook in the ALA Store at http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=3798 and will soon be available via Amazon and other distributors.The editors will be publicizing the book through a podcast interview and a webcast later this spring.
Khalil Gibran Muhammad named new director
Khalil Gibran Muhammad, assistant professor of history at Indiana University, has been chosen as the new director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York.Read more »
the Library of Congress, the National Library of Medicine, and the National Agriculture Library announce their recommendation
When the Working Group on the Future of Bibliographic Control issued its report, On the Record, on January 9, 2008, it introduced the findings with these observations:Read more »