The Oscars are this month (having been delayed from their original February date this year) and this month at Open Shelf we want to channel the glitz and glamour by unfurling a proverbial red carpet and introducing a series of extra-special features and new columns.
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.