Local Librarian Chronicles Philly History Through Digital Collection
From Philly Now:
History is important. Technology is awesome. Local librarian Michael Krasulski knows this. And he weds them together in his blog, “Philadelphia Studies,” a digital collection of “Philadelphia history through books, ephemera, and the Episcopal Church.”
Part of his passion, says the University of the Sciences librarian and Community College of Philadelphia adjunct professor, is to provide a much-needed point of order. After all, we in Philly sometimes get a little, let’s say, melodramatic about troubling issues.
First educated at Wilkes in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Krasulski came to Philly to attend both Drexel and Temple for graduate studies. That’s when Krasulski began falling in love with Philadelphia, he says—while living in the northeast.
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About Gary Price
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.