CCAD Packard Library tour

January 4, 2018 0

The Columbus College of Art and Design’s Packard Library will host an open house and tour of the library and its collections. The event will include a presentation about the history of the library, an introduction to some artist prints and portfolios located in special collections, and conclude with a brief tour. Visitors are also welcome to view the Materials Library and extensive Zine Collection.   Officially begun in 1934 and now located on the Read More

CBUS Libraries presentation

December 5, 2017 0

Come listen to Bryan Loar and Andrea Dixon talk about their website and the movement behind that very website, Cbus Libraries. Both are trained librarians who have been inspired by the breadth and diverse nature of Central Ohio’s libraries. Cbus Libraries’ mission is to champion Central Ohio libraries, library professionals and the love of reading.  They explore and promote libraries of all sizes and types within the region, including public, academic, government, corporate and private libraries. They support the Read More

NoveList’s Victoria Caplinger – Beyond Subject Headings: Metadata as a Readers’ Advisory Tool

October 12, 2017 0

Metadata is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when the conversation turns to Readers’ Advisory. But the landscape of RA is changing – readers are increasingly becoming more self-sufficient, the publishing world is exploding and traditional publishing categories are dissolving, and librarians face a world in which there is stiff competition for the attention of readers. RA-focused metadata can provide librarians with tools to find the books that their readers will love, Read More

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