It’s SLA Election Time!

It’s time to vote in the annual Special Libraries Association (SLA) Board of Directors election. Information about the candidates is available at:

All non-honoaray members eligible to vote and in good standing as of August 26, 2013 may participate in the election. If you have questions about your ballot (such as…where is it?), contact the SLA e-vote information center at or +1 (703) 647-4950.

If you’re interested in becoming a member (& voting in next year’s election), more information is available at:

Seamus Heaney, Poet, Dies

I’m very sad to say that my favorite poet is no longer with us. Seamus Heaney, playwright, translator, and Nobel winning poet of Bog people and modern life has passed away in Dublin after a short illness.

Read more:
New York Times
Irish Times

Sleeping and Successful Library Spaces

Sleeping and Successful Library Spaces

the Anthropologist in the Stacks blogs about behavior mapping and sleeping spaces within the library. There’s also a mention of  Legerton, G. (January 01, 2013). Encouraging choice, serendipity and experimentation: experiences from Griffith University library (G11) extension and Gumurrii Centre. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 27, 51-62.