I thought that my first post would be about how the recent economic crisis affecting libraries. Many institutions it seems have seen their budget cut way back in reaction to the global crisis, the question I could ask is : How libraries, librarians and patrons can make a stand for their institution? There have many public appeals circulating around, on and off the Web, so here is one, a video sponsored by the New-York Public Library :
(trackback from Curtis Roger’s blog “Libraries and Life“)
I was really moved by all the little chunks of comments by people LOVING their libraries and considering them an essential part of our society, our communities and our lives. So shout it out for your libraries!