Librarianship is a public service

Last weekend, I checked out the documentary film Ex Libris: The New York Public Library. It's a documentary by Frederick Wiseman that is close to 3 1/2 hours in length. It follows the work of many librarians at several branches of the New York Public Library. I have to say that one of my favorite …

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Cataloging is a Public Service

This is a phrase that has been around for quite some time. From my understanding, OCLC created a button with this phrase on it. On March 23, 2011, Roy Tennant was the keynote speaker for "Good Practices for Great Outcomes". Indeed, Roy Tennant saw a badge an attendee was wearing that said: Cataloging is a …

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