A new hangingtogether feature is this round-up of a few interesting links found and shared in OCLC Research in the past week:
File under the future of public libraries. Love that the author hasnâ€™t been a heavy public library user but still loves them. Also interesting to note that the first tool library was in Columbus! Hat tip to Eric Celeste.
A very even-handed description of the landscape of library data, particularly from a European perspective
An old article about Leslie McFarlane, the bitter writer who was Franklin W. Dixon.
This would be handy. Made me want one for â€śbook trafficâ€ť, showing me the quickest path to reading (print or e, bought or borrowed)
and here in California Congressional District 14 we are happiest of all the citizens. Really.