Broadly representative of important perspectives and aspects within the profession as well as featuring important voices beyond the professional realm, Library 2020 presents thought-provoking and illuminating visions from many points of view. It is both required reading for library leaders and trustees as well as an ideal supplemental text for LIS classes looking at the future of the profession.
Joseph Janes is Associate Professor and Chair of the MLIS Program at the University of Washington Information School. A frequent speaker in the US and abroad, he was the Founding Director of the Internet Public Library and the co-author of several books on librarianship, technology, and their relationship, including Introduction to Reference Work in the Digital Age. He has written a monthly column for American Libraries magazine since 2002. The American Library Association recognized him with the Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award for distinguished contributions to reference librarianship in 2006.
Introduction by Joseph Janes Part I Stuff 1.The Annoyed Librarian 2.Kristin Fontichiaro 3.Elisabeth A. Jones 4.Clifford A. Lynch Part II People 5.Sarah Houghton 6.Stephen Abram 7.Courtney Greene 8.Marie L. Radford 9.James W. Rosenzweig Part III Community 10.Michael Crandall 11.Molly Raphael 12.Lynn Silipigni Connaway 13.Marcellus Turner 14.Ruth Faklis 15.Susan Hildreth Part IV Place 16.Stacey A. Aldrich & Jarrid P. Keller 17.John Dove 18.Bill Ptacek 19.Loriene Roy Part V Leadership & Vision 20.Josie Barnes Parker 21.Mary Ann Mavrinac 22.Peter Morville 23.Daniel Chudnov Part VI My Turn- Joseph Janes About the Editor