Your weekly links to interesting stories from the world of libraries and archives, books and publishing, and information science.
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The case against Little Free Libraries, written by librarians, backed by data.
How sympathetic are you to publishers’ desire to control “bargaining power and market share”? Amazon, like libraries, can be seen as a significant threat by publishers.
The latest CanLit blowup centers around “Winning the Appropriation Prize” and the fallout from this article. What can we learn from this?
A presentation on “Driving Change with Students, Staff, and Space” focuses on a workflows assessment to analyze staff duties, a “kindness audit” to examine barriers to library services, an enhanced patron count to determine how to best utilize library space, and a survey to report how students use the library.