The “Shelfies”

This month we celebrate (in our own quiet, understated way … e.g. we’re going on vacation!) 2 years of Open

The Trouble with Twee

Twee: excessively or affectedly quaint, pretty, or sentimental (Oxford, 2015) For the past year, I’ve been giving a

Unraveling the Complexity of Music Copyright

In 2014, the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education decided that it would like to use the Katy

The Guelph Library Project

The Guelph Public Library has been trying to build a new main library for many years. Many, many

Doing *Real* User Experience Work

In my last column, Brian Herzog shared the hows and whys of his brilliant idea to Work Like

Ry Moran, Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

Ry Moran is Director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) at the University of Manitoba.

The Community-Led Public Library

What does a Community-Led Public Library look like? At the core of the Community-Led Library is relationship building,

Public Libraries and Well-being

Can public libraries contribute to individual and community well-being? The research suggests this is so. As a result libraries should embed this within their strategic objectives.

Mine the Gap: Leveraging Open Access Through Citizen Engagement in Science

The progress of science is a cumulative process, one that fundamentally depends on the rapid and widespread dissemination

All the Tough Topics: Sensitive Issues in Young Adult Literature 

Teens are a challenging group, but they live in a difficult and always changing world where social issues are constantly fluffed under the rug.

Size Matters: The Small Library as Place

Wilberforce, Ontario is tucked under the southern border of Algonquin Park in the municipality of Highlands East which