ISSUES, NEWS, & GOINGS ON
Rumors – p. 1
From Your Editor – p. 6
Letters to the Editor – p. 6
Deadlines – p. 6
Library Space in the Digital Age — Guest Editor: Bobby Hollandsworth
Library Space in the Digital Age – p. 1
by Bobby Hollandsworth — There are thousands of stories like the ones chronicled here on library space in the digital age.
Library Next – p. 14
Transforming the Research Library for the Knowledge-Driven Age by Bruce Henson and Ameet Doshi — Georgia Tech and Emory University designed a public/private partnership to bring about the Library 2020.
Third Time’s the Charm – p. 18
Finding a Permanent Home for the University of Maryland’s John & Stella Graves MakerSpace by Andy Horbal and Preston Tobery — It all started in 2014 with the acquisition of a 3D printer which was housed in a 250 square foot room. Six years later they’ve moved to 1,200 square foot for a multipurpose room.
Small Spaces, Big Impact – p. 22
Creating Places with a Purpose in Academic Libraries by Teresa Walker, Anna Sandelli and Rita Smith — Campus relationships and alliances may contribute to opportunities and favorable outcomes.
Out with the Old, in with the New – p. 26
Making Space for a Digital Studio in R. M. Cooper Library by Derek Wilmott — This article revisits a 2014 large-scale discard, relocation, and shifting project in the R. M. Cooper Library at Clemson University.
The Role of Collections in a Learning Commons – p. 29
A Case Study of the Library at UW Tacoma by Lauren Pressley and Serin Anderson — Over the last two years, the library staff has taken on the task of broadening faculty and administrator perceptions to include a modern concept of academic libraries that has evolved to include a diversity of spaces and services.
Designing a Bright Future for Print Collections – p. 32
by Lorrie McAllister and John Henry Adams — At the 2017 Charleston Conference, Jim O’Donnell and Lorrie McAllister from Arizona State University Library introduced the whitepaper The Future of the Academic Library Print Collection: A Space for Engagement.
Op Ed – p. 34
The Race to the Bottom: Short-term Bargains versus Long-term Vitality by Kent Anderson — To paraphrase Warren Buffet, price is what you pay, value is what you get. Some of us are so focused on price and this year’s budget that we lose sight of the value to science education, scholarship, etc.
Back Talk – p. 86
Articulating a Global Vision for Libraries and Librarians by Ann Okerson — Find out about IFLA’s new upside down planning.
ATG INTERVIEWS & PROFILES
Jennifer Pesanelli – p. 37
Past President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing and Deputy Executive Director for Operations at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)
Jan Middendorp – p. 40
Author / Publisher, Druk Editions
Profiles Encouraged – p. 76
In this issue you’ll find many interesting people, company, and library profiles for your liking.
Book Reviews – p. 42
Monograph Musings by Regina Gong — Regina has reviews of Fundamentals of Electronic Resource Management, Marketing Services and Resources in Information Organizations, and Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff.
Collecting to the Core – p. 45
The Fall of the Roman Empire by Fred W. Jenkins — Monographic works that are essential to the academic library within a particular discipline.
Booklover – p. 46
Black and White by Donna Jacobs — A Nadine Gordimer is the subject this time.
Wryly Noted – p. 47
Books About Books by John Riley — The Book: An Homage author Burkhard Spinnen.
Briefly Noted – p. 68
by Bryan Dillon — Just a few of the many books that we have received for review! Keep ’em coming!
A Reference Book You May Have Missed 70
by Marjorie Hlava — Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: An Identification Guide by Christine Leon and Lin Yu-Lin.
Edited by Bruce Strauch and Jack Montgomery
Cases of Note — Copyright – p. 49
Contrib Infringement – Safe Harbor by Bruce Strauch — Harlan Ellison v. Stephen Robertson and America Online Inc.
Questions and Answers – p. 50
Copyright Column by Laura N. Gasaway — Many relevant questions and answers. Did you know that in the U.S. only human authors count as authors for copyright purposes not machines or animals?
Legally Speaking – p. 51
U.S. Libraries and the GDPR by Bill Hannay — The news in the last few weeks (as well as your email inbox) seems to have been filled with references to the GDPR. Want to know why? Read it here.
Bet You Missed It – p. 12
by Bruce Strauch — What do Hay-on-Wye and Mayhem have in common? Read about it here!
Little Red Herrings – p. 48
Uncommonly Odd by Mark Y. Herring — Mark gets philosophical about his experience with faculty and IRs.
And They Were There – p. 52
Reports of Meetings — In this issue Sever Bordeianu provides a report on LOEX 2018 by Glenn Koelling and we have a few reports from the 2017 Charleston Conference by Ramune Kubilius and her fabulous team of reporters.
The Scholarly Publishing Scene – p. 54
Working From Home by Myer Kutz — The history and evolution of working remote.
Don’s Conference Notes – p. 71
The 13th Electronic Resources & Libraries
Conference (ER&L) by Donald T. Hawkins — As usual Don has provided an in-depth report of this meeting in case you missed it.
BOOKSELLING AND VENDING
Optimizing Library Services – p. 56
The Natural Role of the Public Library in Emergency Management by Michael R. Mabe — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has designated libraries an essential service.
Being Earnest with Collections – p. 58
Collection Development from the Library Services Vendor’s Point of View by Ashley Fast Bailey — This is about moving from a large approval plan profile to demand driven acquisitions.
Biz of Digital – p. 59
Exploring Digital Librarianship and Defining Library Digital Services by Michelle Flinchbaugh — This issue’s column goes to the literature and to practicing digital librarians to find out what digital librarians do.
Squirreling Away: Managing Information Resources & Libraries – p. 66
Are Bad Actors Driving Your Policies? by Corey Seeman — This one’s about rules and regulations.
TECHNOLOGY AND STANDARDS
Library Analytics: Shaping the Future – p. 62
Data, Privacy and the User Experience by Neil Scully — How the leveraging of data without permission (Facebook and Cambridge Analytics for example) has caused major trust issues.
Epistemology – p. 63
The Allure of the Latest Shiny Thing by T. Scott Plutchak — Scott applies his usual common sense to all the hype about cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Zuckerberg’s Facebook.
Considering Games and Gamification in Libraries & Associated Entities – p. 64
How the Longing for Tabletops has Revitalized Games by Jared Alexander Seay — Are customers ready to put down their smartphones? Jared thinks it is no coincidence that board and tabletop games that involve the face to face interaction of live people are now experiencing an upsurge in popularity and a renaissance of design.
Charleston Conference 2018 – p. 8
Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition — Call for Papers, Ideas, Conference Themes, Panels, Debates, Diatribes, Speakers, Poster Sessions, Preconferences, etc. Our 2018 theme is included here as well.
Charleston Comings and Goings – p. 8
News and Announcements for the Charleston Library Conference by Leah H. Hinds — Charleston Conference 2018. Preconferences/Seminars: Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 5-6. Vendor Showcase: Tuesday, Nov. 6. Main Conference: Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 7-9.