Beyond measure: Valuing libraries. Chris Bourg Stanford University Libraries @mchris4duke. Photo credit:Flickr user tudedude. Valuing Libraries. Asserting value/s Enacting values Assessing value.
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Beyond measure: Valuing libraries
Stanford University Libraries
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“Google can bring you back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back the right one.”
Group of Librarians in Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island. ALA Archives - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Now that everything is online, do we really need libraries?”
“What do you talk about at a library conference?
The Dewey Decimal System?”
“I’d love to be a librarian … you probably just read all day, right?”
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“What you do is the definition of good. It’s very noble and you are very brave.”
Adopted June 29, 2004, by the ALA Council.
“We value our nation's diversity and strive to reflect that diversity by providing a full spectrum of resources and services to the communities we serve.”
How brave is your collection?
"If My Library Had the Book, Sir..."
“With great power comes great responsibility.”
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Books…Not just for reading anymore
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"the legendary Margaret Kimball helped me go through the holdings and find what I needed. Jim Kent, who runs the media and microfilm room at Green Library, and his staff helped me in ways probably best kept between us…"