Monthly Archives: September 2013

From Library Journal: A Tale of Two Libraries | Reinventing Libraries

From Joseph Janes, editor of Library 2020, a timely and thought-provoking article.

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Google unveils major upgrade to search algorithm

From the BBC – by By Richard Taylor – North America Technology Correspondent

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200 Years Later, George Washington Gets A Presidential Library

Our first president first indicated his desire for a place to accommodate “his “military, civil and private papers, which are voluminous and may be interesting.”By Eyder Peralta and NPR

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Saint Jerome, Patron Of Librarians

Today is the feast of Saint Jerome, (ca. 340 – 420) patron of Librarians. His greatest contribution was the translation of the Bible into Latin, known as the Vulgate. Jerome apparently was not easy to get along with, and had to tendency to be caustic and argumentative. We can all find some consolation that sainthood does not require a perfectly pleasant personality! Here is a link to an article about Jerome on the New Advent website.

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Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

I’m not necessarily advocating for this … but it’s interesting. Read article on NPR two-way.

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From the Ubiquitous Librarian … Curating Learning Experiences: A Future Role For Librarians?

Interesting piece on the librarian’s continually evolving job description …

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Another BC Library Staff Picture …

In our official Benedictine College Library shirts …

Staff Picture 1 9_4_13Staff Picture 2 9_4_13

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