Written on 6:54 PM by Margaret
I was fortunate last night to attend an event at the performance space at the new Docklands Library in Melbourne.
At a time in history when Libraries are closing down and librarians are losing jobs, City of Melbourne has decided to take a risk and open a $23 million dollar state of the art modern library with over 100,000 accessible resources.
Have you ever just picked up a book and started reading? Most of us will look at the cover, read the back blurb and then decide. There has been plenty of research which shows that the book cover makes a big difference when people are choosing a book to read.
A few people have pointed and made reference to the following article:
Why I just asked my students to put their laptops away