Saturday, April 20, 2013

AL Live April 18, 2013

Here is the link to AL Live's April 18, 2013 video, featuring the always astute Sue Polanka, EBSCO's Scott Wasinger, and me. It's all a pretty good snapshot of the issues at this moment. The discussion is an hour long, so be prepared.

Sue asked some great questions. One of them got me to say something I hadn't prepared ahead of time: that in an age of abundance of literature, not scarcity, libraries are not gatekeepers. We are gardeners, working to grow the fresh local produce of creators. The more I think about that image, the more I like it.

Thanks to AL Live's Dan Freeman, Sue, and Scott (EBSCO was the sponsor of the show) for the opportunity.

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