Oct 272010
Free as in libraries (not kittens or beer)

Tweet I follow libraries on Twitter, because I like to see the various ways that they are tweeting.  I often see them using Twitter to advertise their offerings, which is a good thing.  However, I am often struck by the use of the word “free” to describe services (events, databases, materials, technology). We seem to hide the cost of what takes to be a library and yet we expect our community to understand our funding [Read more…]