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 […]

Postcard: Little free libraries in Paihia

Today’s postcard comes to us from Anita Vandenberghe, Information Specialist at the Goodfellow Centre. Thanks Anita! Paihia is a little village in the Bay Of Islands – situated on the northern end of the North Island – and I spotted this little free library right on the waterfront. Paihia is a busy tourist attraction and it has […]

Postcard: Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from one of our community members, Md. Rafiqur Rahman, the Assistant University Librarian at the Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Thank you for sharing this  lovely glimpse into your library.  Central Library, University of Rajshahi (RUCL, http://library.ru.ac.bd) is one of the renowned public university libraries in Bangladesh. According to the present collections, […]

Send us a postcard

We love to publish postcards that tell us more about the wide variety of libraries we work and study in and we love seeing the stories and your reactions to them in the comments. Would you like to send us a ‘postcard’ from your library (or office) and share a little bit about your world with the […]

Postcard: Brazilian Federal Senate Library

Today’s postcard comes to us from one of our community members Edilenice Passos. Thank you for sharing this lovely library:  The Virtual Network of Libraries  – RVBI, coordinated by the Brazilian Federal Senate Library, comprises twelve libraries of the federal public administration and of the Federal District government, of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive Branches, with their […]