Wednesday, July 21, 2010

From Cultural Institution to Pop-Culture Wave

once you've got Old Spicy on your side and you can sell a couple of YouTube parodies [e.g.] in a couple of months, you're standing on the edge of your pop-culture moment. Librarians: prepare.
Here is an idea from Thomas Frey:
I’ve suggested libraries install “time capsule rooms” as a way to help archive their communities. The more a library can do to establish itself as an archive of everything local, the better it will be at touching the hearts and minds of everyone it serves.