Promoting corporate libraries

I received a comment on an earlier post from a man whose wife–a hospital librarian–just got laid off, ending library services at that hospital. The hospital administration must have figured that all the doctors and staff can easily enough find information themselves. Promoting corporate libraries is one of the responsibilities of the librarian. The fate of this library reminds me of another ill-planned closing that I was involved in fixing. Back when I worked for a temp agency, one of my assignments involved going to a hot and dusty warehouse on the near north side of Chicago to sort through … Continue reading