Libraries as Place: Is LIS education and research ignoring the idea of library as place?

Our next discussion topic is guest hosted by the Queensland University of Technology Information Studies Group with the team exploring the the topic of libraries as place.  Today’s post comes from Dr Kate Davis: I read an interesting article recently that I wanted to share. The article Falling short of their profession’s needs looks at […]

Libraries as Place: Library: Physical or virtual?

Our next discussion topic is guest hosted by the Queensland University of Technology Information Studies Group with the team exploring the the topic of libraries as place.  Today’s post comes from Dr Elham Sayyad Abdi:  Library is a place, a place for people meeting information they require. And we, as librarians, run this place. But […]

Libraries as Place: Shhh….it’s the Library!

Our next discussion topic is guest hosted by the Queensland University of Technology Information Studies Group with the team exploring the the topic of libraries as place.  Today’s post comes from Kathleen Smeaton:  We’ve all seen the stereotypical librarian picture, you know the one, hair in a bun, glasses, cardigan, fingers to the lips saying […]

Libraries as Place: The challenge of being a ‘place’

Today’s post is part of our series on Libraries as Place, guest hosted by the Queensland University of Technology Information Studies Group. This post, The Challenge of being a ‘place’ was written by Dr Andrew Demasson: When talking about the library as ‘place’ most conversations will revolve around the type of place the library is. Is […]

Professional Development Twitter Chat Wrap-up

As our discussion topic on professional development comes to a close, I would like to take a moment to thank our guest curator Kate Davis and the wonderful team from the QUT Information Studies Group. They have provided the ILN community with much food for thought. Over the last two weeks we’ve seen some robust discussions […]