Thoughts from Carl Grant
Monday, February 16, 2015
How Can Libraries Find the Money To Make Big Changes? (Part 1)
My last blog post “ If information has become ubiquitous due to the Internet, can librarians do the same? ” caused a number of people to a...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
If information has become ubiquitous due to the Internet, can librarians do the same?
istockphoto.com image After my last blog post on library branding, I had an engaging exchange...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
It’s time to define a new brand for libraries. Let’s make sure it leaves people soaring, not snoring.
I’ve always studied other professional fields as a means to try and understand the profession of li...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
When you step up to that podium, please remember ALL that you represent...
I’m at an international conference and something happened today that bothered me. I had to take a walk to decide why that was the case. ...
Thursday, May 1, 2014
OCLC®. The questionable behavior continues…
Over my years in this profession, I’ve often found myself bothered and sometimes outright disturbed by OCLC ® ’s behavior in the marketplac...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Do-they-or-don’t-they? EBSCO Information Services; Part 2
With Ebsco ’s new announcement about metadata usage with discovery systems from all vendors, it appears an important step forward has occu...
Monday, April 7, 2014
The library automation company mergers resume.
Introduction Many industry observers of the library automation field have long predicted that t...
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