International and Comparative Librarianship

S. R. Ranganathan, P. N. Kaula, R. N. Sharma, J. F. Harvey, D. J. Foskett, J. P. Danton, M. M. Jackson, etc.
This Blogosphere has a slant towards India [a.k.a Indica, Indo, South-Asian, Oriental, Bharat, Hindustan, Asian-Indian (not American Indian)].

Friday, December 25, 2009

The Best Bottomline of the Year 2009 by Dan Lett

If more city councillors were married to librarians, it would be an easy call. Is writing on the wall for city's libraries? By: Dan Lett,
Libraries discussed in the above article:

The new Minneapolis Central Library

The New York Public Library in Manhattan

Vancouver Public Library

Seattle Central Library with Rem Koolhaas

Winnipeg Public Library – Millennium Library

See on the same shelf:
  • The 25 Most Modern Libraries in the World
  • Librarians at the gate [Toronto Reference Library renovation]
  • Really Modern Library
  • Eight recipients announced for 2009 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards
  • The Library of Alexandria by Kelly Trumble
  • Better by Design: An Introduction to Planning and Designing a New Library Building by Ayub Khan
  • Property tax boost to help libraries [Vancouver City Council], Globe and Mail - Wendy Steuck - ‎Dec 18, 2009‎

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