Thank you ODU Library!

February 23, 2016 0

CO-ASIS&T visited the Ohio Dominican University Spangler Learning Center on February 22 for a tour and presentation to learn about their users and challenges. The tour and presentation was conducted by Michelle Sarff, Head Librarian, and Christina Bonner, Reference and Instruction Services Coordinator. Ohio Dominican University, a Catholic liberal arts university in Columbus, is home to 2,700 students in 45 undergraduate programs and 10 graduate programs. The library primarily serves the students, faculty and staff Read More

Information professionals unite

November 24, 2015 0

Take a preview of a hub website in development by the ASIS&T Information Professionals Taskforce – job descriptions, interviews with professionals of many stripes, associations – infoprofessionals.org

laments for reference?

September 6, 2011 0

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 reel-to-reel tape recorders, vinyl records and camera film, we’ll have lost a substantial source of intellectual delight: the reference shelf.”

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