Posted by David Rowntree on Monday, August 6, 2012,
Contributors to the article:Elizabeth Matos, Marc LeBourdais
I want to share this short biography I did as part of a class at Simmons College. Shirkali Ramrita Ranganathan (1892 - 1972) is widely considered one of the greatest librarians of the 20th century and regarded as the “Father of Library Science.” His groundbreaking wor...
Posted by David Rowntree on Tuesday, March 15, 2011,
I decided this week to repost a comment I left on a recent blog post on the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art site. The contributing blogger was Rick Prelinger, archivist, filmmaker and all-around good guy. Rick is extremely well respected in the archival community for his work and thoughtful deliberation on the challenges and issues that this community faces. His post is well worth the read as he posits a new way of preserving materials through direct access.