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Automatic Computer Logout

Sometime sit and watch a timed computer lab–even one that closes at a certain hour. It’s like a weird psychological experiment as the time counts down. ↓ TranscriptLIBRARIAN: We've set all the computers to auto log students out after an hour. LIBRARIAN: That way no single student monopolizes a computer all night. LIBRARIAN: Unfortunately, it's produced a Pavlovian response to ... Read More »

Fixing the Library

There seems to be a constant push to “fix” libraries. People claim they’re outdated or that books are no longer necessary. I suppose the greatest threat to the traditional library has been e-books, but even still there are so many services the average library offers that I find it difficult to believe they deserve on the endangered species list. ↓ ... Read More »