If you thought that for this month the EUI could enjoy the post-State-of-the-Union peace, think again. 250 information science academics and librarians from all over the world are coming here! From 28 May to 1 June the Badia Fiesolana is hosting one of the most creative and hectic conferences in the library world: the 11th […]
Tommaso Giordano’s career as a librarian started in 1972, when he joined the University of Florence. He worked at the EUI from 1983 to 2014, where he started as deputy director and then became Library director. This is a translated and abridged version of his lectio magistralis, held on 24 November 2017 at the general […]
Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) has issued a report on The Library in the Life of the User: engaging with people where they live and learn, brining together the results of research on user behavior and presenting “findings that articulate the need for the design of future library services to be all about the user.” Research was undertaken by OCLC, Ohio State University, Rutgers, State University of New Jersey, University of North Carolina Charlotte, JISC (UK) and Oxford University. PDF version.