Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Tag: librarian

  • Global Higher Education Trends

    According to Trends in Global Higher Education (PDF), we should pay attention to globalization, massification, Globalization is an interesting trend. As a college student, I enjoyed hanging out with international students and as an employer of student workers, half were international students. Exposure to different cultures, meaning values and perspectives and rituals and (the best) food was…

  • Weekly Round Up for Mar 10, 2012

    The Hidden Cause of Aimless Surfing Why It’s Cheaper to Go to Harvard than a California State School Could Many Universities Follow Borders Bookstores Into Oblivion? Should Libraries Get Out of the eBook Business?

  • Guard Dead Paper?

    Seth said, “What we don’t need are mere clerks who guard dead paper.” Whenever, I read “mere”, “only”, or “just” as a descriptor, it makes me sad someone (even me) relies on obvious straw men. Librarians already do more than guard dead paper. It just makes it easier to knock them down and kick them while…