We envisioned this year’s July issue to be an inaugural attempt at creating a contributor-driven “unconference issue.” And while this month’s issue is a compact one, I think its contents speak to the spirit of an unconference—user-driven conversations and knowledge-sharing that span a wide range of topics, media and scope, engaged with at our own pace.
As we begin to see signs of summer approaching, we have some stories of places near, far, and imaginary.
After exploring the cultural polices of the U.K. and Ontario in previous issues, John Pateman’s Open for All? column now turns to Cuba.
The Random Library Generator introduces us to Autumn Piette, a library technician at Seneca College.
Julie Wendland helps us to avoid a Readers’ Advisory nightmare: interviews are an important strategy to working well with patrons.
As always, please let us know what you think.