It is with deepest sympathy that we acknowledge the passing of long-time employee Darron Isobe. Darron passed away on December 14, 2014, surrounded by his family, after battling idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis for many years. He was one of the longest-tenured employees in the company, working for an impressive 27 years as a Customer Support specialist.
While turkey and football were on the minds of many Americans over the Thanksgiving holiday, there were quite a few library stories that may have gone unnoticed to some librarians. From World War II-era archives to potential 24/7 libraries, the news was full of interesting and thought-provoking library stories you'll want to read about.
For many librarians aspiring to become a library director in the future, having the power to make decisions regarding budget, staff, and the community is an exciting concept. Finally having the ability to lead changes in your library’s programs? Gaining the opportunity to transform an institution into your dream library? What could be better?
In Library Journal's recently-announced results of the seventh edition of the Index of Public Library Service, they recognized America's Star Libraries.
By looking at input (library resources), output (library resources), and outcomes (user changes), Library Journal recognized over 250 libraries that have gone above and beyond to effect change and influence in their communities and organizations.