Daily Archives: 7 July 2010

How to Respond to Bad Press

Mary A. Dempsey, Commissioner for the Chicago Public Library, responded exceptionally well to a story on Fox Chicago News that suggested that the $120 million spent on the library was a waste, given the amount of information on the internet … Continue reading

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Map of Woes

The Losing Libraries blog has a mashup available that shows a map detailing libraries currently suffering fiscal troubles: The Big (Awful) Picture Libraries are labeled for staff layoffs/furloughs, branch closures, reduced hours and more.  It is a sobering visual representation … Continue reading

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