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Trickling down from the top: How big decisions impact us
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Trickling down from the top: How big decisions impact us

Often in our line of work, people above us make choices without fully comprehending what will happen next. The impact often trickles down (and usually gains momentum) and we as librarians and professionals need to be ready to handle the outcomes. While these decisions are often frustrating, I think we are in a perfect position to make … Continue reading

whose future?
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whose future?

You’re not alone in worrying about the future. In fact, we are not alone in our profession-wide agonizing over “the future of ___,” nor are we alone in chasing a sunny version of that future. That’s the theme of Trees on Mars by Hal Niedzviecki (Seven Stories Press, 2015), which takes on the international project … Continue reading