24 Hour Library Facility Proposed in Sydney, Australia
From a News.com.au Commentary by Tim Blair:
Libraries aren’t often in the news these days. This situation was partially rectified last week by the City of Sydney council’s latest “draft strategy and action plan”, which includes a proposal for Australia’s first 24-hour library.
“Being able to borrow a library book after work would be an amazing thing, wouldn’t it?” gushed the council’s late night economy manager Suzie Matthews on ABC radio.
Host Angela Catterns wasn’t entirely convinced, pointing out the existence of something called the internet, but Matthews remains keen.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.