Are we having fun yet? Libraries as community spaces
Big Picture / Honesty / International

Are we having fun yet? Libraries as community spaces

Libraries have historically been places where people meet to share information, ideas and to develop knowledge and are at heart more about people than they are about books or computers. Increasingly the idea of the library as a ‘community space’ has gained momentum as libraries (or those that manage them), under financial pressure, seek to … Continue reading

Libri Prohibiti: Library of Banned Books
Big Picture / Heroes / International / This Is Awesome

Libri Prohibiti: Library of Banned Books

Many readers and contributors of the Hack Library School blog are passionate about librarianship and committed to providing enriching and rewarding experiences to their patrons. Those of us in the library and archives professions may feel proud for how we go above and beyond the usual service to help people fulfill their information needs. But, … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Venezuela [Series]
Education & Curriculum / International

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Venezuela [Series]

Editor’s note: This post is part of our series entitled Voces del Sur: Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective, featuring writers from the blog Infotecarios. Guest bloggers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in Latin America and the Caribbean. Head on over to Infotecarios to read this … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): HLS Edition [Series]
Education & Curriculum / International

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): HLS Edition [Series]

Editor’s note: This post is part of our series entitled Voces del Sur: Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective, featuring writers from Hack Library School and from the blog Infotecarios. Our writers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in the United States and Europe. Head on over to … Continue reading

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Mexico [Series]
International / Interviews

Voces del Sur (Voices from the South): Mexico [Series]

Editor’s note: This post is part of our series entitled Voces del Sur: Rethinking LIS from the Latin American and Caribbean Perspective, featuring writers from the blog Infotecarios. Guest bloggers will answer questions about their experience as librarians and library school students in Latin America and the Caribbean. Head on over to Infotecarios to read this … Continue reading