This article appeared on the Fox Illinois web site on April 13, 2017. The article profiles Champaign Public Library, and how the proposed federal budget, which includes the elimination of the IMLS, puts libraries like Champaign PL in jeopardy. “It’s a place where you can find a book to read,” Harrington said. “You can find that computer […]
The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and the OCLC Research Library Partnership recently announced they will collaborate to discover the innovation trends and priorities in Canadian research libraries. Building on similar work with research libraries in UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Spain, France, and Italy in 2017, a survey will be sent to library directors in Canada’s 31 research institutions to gather data for this project. OCLC will partner with the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) to survey library directors in Australia and New Zealand later this year.