A New Brand Day

Posted On Dec 5 2011 by

So at some point, blogging became like exercise to me.  It used to come easily because I did it regularly, and if I didn’t do it regularly, I missed it terribly.  I hear that runners get like this…I wouldn’t know.  Despite my hectic pace, it’s more webscale than cardiovascular.  So, I’m trying once again to turn over a new leaf, looking for an equivalent to new year’s day to start blogging again.  I figured that OCLC’sintroduction of a new brand is as good way to start as any. OCLC WorldShare I won’t bore any of you with what goes into …


And now for something completely different

Posted On Apr 23 2009 by

Five years ago, I wrote an article for Library Journal about “Dismantling the System.” At the end of that article, I suggested that it would be necessary for us to dismantle systems so that we could rebuild them.  Of course, I left out how exactly we should do that. Now it’s time to be more explicit about what I have been up to for the last 15 months. I’ve been pretty busy listening to the library community, trying to put their views into a strategy, and creating something new that I hope will represent a real sea-change for libraries and the OCLC …