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Monday, June 23, 2014

Future of Libraries: 7 Questions Librarians Need to Answer

My earliest memory of a Library involves a calm space where I could go to quietly read, reflect or study.

But in the last few years, the idea of the Library as a quiet reflective space has been dirtied by educators claiming that this makes the Library old fashioned and outdated. They want the Library/Information Commons/Information Resource Centre to be dynamic, loud, colourful. It should be a happening place that sparks interest and encourages questioning. 

But once you have that question, what do you do?

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Data Visualisations: World as 100 people

I love my data visualisations and this one is a new take on the 'world as 100 people'.

Here are some more links to resources about population: