Postcard: Use Your Wall Space

Today’s postcard comes to us from Leni Matthews, a User Experience Librarian at the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas, USA, who uses info walls to help visualize projects and expand thinking. We love this idea (and her thoughts of using the ceiling as well). You have probably seen pictures like these thousands of […]

Postcard from Shanghai

Today’s postcard comes to us from Elenor Chen, Teacher Librarian from the YK Pao Primary Library in Shanghai who shares the amazing work she and the other librarians there are doing for the children of their community. It is very exciting and we hope you enjoy! Greetings from YK Pao Primary Library in Shanghai! We are […]

Postcard from Kazakhstan

Today’s postcard comes to us from Carlene Groen – Subject Librarian for School of Science and Technology at the Nazabayev University Library in Astana, Kazakhstan, and discusses what librarians do during the summer months when students are away from campus. Thank you, Carlene. We like to hear about projects librarians have in store for the summer months and how we […]

Postcard: Reflections from UNC Libraries

Today’s postcard comes from one of our wonderful volunteers, Jacqueline Solis:  Working in an administrative role in an academic library requires that me to focus much of my thinking on how the library supports students success, how we can demonstrate our value and impact on the university, and what the future holds for the use […]

Postcard: King Edward VI School LIbrary

Today’s postcard comes to us from one of our community members, Lesley Watts. Thanks Lesley! I am School Librarian at King Edward VI School. Here is a picture I took this morning of my previous library. It is the Guildhall at King Edward VI School in Stratford upon Avon where William Shakespeare went to school. […]

Postcard: Biblioteca Centro Studi Americani

Today’s postcard comes to us from Sara Ammenti at the Biblioteca, Centro Studi Americani. Thank you Sara! As one of the major centers for American studies in Europe, the Library of the Center for American Studies in Rome was founded by an American author and Risorgimento scholar, who lived in Italy from 1898 until his death, […]

Postcard: Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia

Today’s postcard was sent to us by Mónica Alejandra Torres González from Biblioteca Nacional de Colombia, Grupo Colecciones y Servicios. Thanks Mónica! This library has 240 years. It was founded on January 9th of 1777. His actual building (that appears in the images) was founded on July 20th of 1938. In this building began the TV in Colombia. […]

Postcard: W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts

Today’s postcard comes to us from Jim Kelly, Humanities Research Services Librarian at the W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts. Thanks Jim! I’ve just finished a very enjoyable and highly informative semester paired with a librarian from South Africa. This is certainly a program worthy of its name and one which librarians at all stages of their […]