Friday, July 08, 2011

Check out Archive's new blog.

Congratulations to Darla Moore for her first post on the Special Collections & Archives blog. An interesting piece about Virginia Roush d’Albert-Lake, a remarkable alumna of the College.

Friday, July 01, 2011

What might the DPLA end up being?

Update from John Palfrey on The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA):
DPLA Beta Sprint:

Great library sign.

I love this sign. Libraries always struggle with how to explain to users that they can ask for help. "Reference" is meaningless jargon to most users. Any particular library might want to change the words on the sign to reflect their services, but this can be seen from various angles, is entertaining, and covers all your bases. Anyone know where it is from?

An explosion of assistance