06 Jan '13, 4am

SUPPORT @AFWMF 2honor Fallen Warriors & HELP educate America's youth about sacrifices soldiers made4 our freedoms

I’m exhilarated by the planning calls for our ALA session in Chicago called Libraries, Archives and Museums – Converging for Real (Sunday 12 July, 1:30-3:00 pm, McCormick Place West W-190b). Meg Bellinger (Yale), Cathryn Goodwin (Princeton) and John Scally (Edinburgh) are sanguine about real convergence from their unique positions in their diverse situations. Each of their institutions strives to present a holistic view of all collections regardless of where they are housed or how they are managed. Come learn about what has worked and what has not. Obviously many things have changed since the LAM workshops, which inspired the series of panels – at ALA, SAA and AAM – of which this is the second. John speaks of the Silos of the LAMs [pdf] report as a chance to reflect on priorities at Edinburgh, where “University Collections” have meant LAM collections for over 6 years. Meg ...

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