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Summer of Tours Nationwide Archives

Icon Written by CO-ASIS&T Webmaster Team on July 23, 2014 – 5:34 PM

Hold the dates on your calendar and send in your reservations for some very special library tours this summer. The Central Ohio Chapters of Special Libraries Association and the Association for Information Science and Technology (SLA Central Ohio and CO-ASIS&T) have collaborated to sponsor a ”Summer of Tours” and we hope to have you join us. Additional details about the June event are […]



laments for reference?

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on September 6, 2011 – 2:07 PM

A polemic, but trenchant view (dictionary words???) on how dictionaries and other print media on our reference shelves are disappearing from John Walsh at the Independent (http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/no-we-shouldnrsquot-just-google-it-john-walsh-laments-the-death-of-the-reference-book-2347173.html) “…as early as 2007 some publishers were predicting that paper dictionaries will die out completely, as the word-curious turn wholly online. And if they go the way of […]



“Library Data – why Bother?”

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on July 22, 2011 – 3:14 PM

One of the best and most provocative presentations at ALA this year: http://go-to-hellman.blogspot.com/2011/07/library-data-why-bother.html Eric Hellman, discussing the history of library data and the potential future of library linked data. His blog post now contains a link to the complete powerpoint, which includes some examples of how easy it is to code links. This version unfortunately […]