New Column about Library Planet

Hey all – my new column is up at Library Journal:

The World Spins

Lauersen and Eiriksson agreed, writing, “If we all went about creating libraries in our own silos, we would miss many great opportunities.” Of course, we need global library collaboration on the formal level to ensure we have solid platforms to discuss and develop libraries, to advocate for our services, and to influence decision-makers. We also need to encourage global librarianship on a level that reaches all. I’m thinking of the benefits for LIS students, library staff, and other stakeholders of spending some time as virtual library tourists.

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Image: Nyhavn. 🇩🇰 #copenhagen #denmark

2 thoughts on “New Column about Library Planet

  1. Tiffney

    Thank you @michael, what a great article illustrating heart, connection, and community. The majority of librarians I’ve contacted remotely to ask questions of have been incredibly helpful and open. I love that Library Planet exists and would love to see it enter Atlas Obscura realm with digest emails highlighting unique experiences and library history, or the ability to search by state or country (showing an image and link to library similar to

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