Monthly Archives: July 2017

Open Learning

A 2007 newspaper feature story about the patrons of the New York Public Library (NYPL) provided me a vivid, very human glimpse of a place I once visited in my youth.  An afternoon spent looking at books needed for historical … Continue reading

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Who we are as people

Earlier this year, I pointed to Ashley Stevens, David Ferriero, Kate Theimer, and Ron Layel, among others, as people whose articles, blog posts or tweets help me understand and embrace change better than less nuanced advice I’ve seen in some … Continue reading

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Voices

A recent Twitter chat included observations from a corporate archivist who works with records of a religious organization.  She said in passing that job seekers and users of records don’t always think about the range of jobs available in corporate … Continue reading

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