Monthly Archives: November 2011

Coversation + Social Location = Headache Station

Whenever conversation theory has come up in class, we’ve never really grounded it in anything concrete.  But what I have learned about our role as librarians to facilitate conversation is immensely challenging.  Dr. Lankes’ famous metaphor of librarians as the … Continue reading

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Scholarship in Action–iSchool Style

The “Little Free Library” project—for those unfamiliar—is a volunteer-based initiative wherein little book-housing structures are constructed and (literally) planted into the neighborhood under the premise of “take a book, leave a book.”   Modeled after the original Minnesota/Wisconsin strike of little … Continue reading

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