This past week many of us met a Utah nurse for the first time. Alex Wubbels works at the burn unit of the University of Utah Hospital. On July 26 Wubbels was handcuffed and detained by a Salt Lake City police detective after she refused to draw an unconscious patient's blood on the grounds that … Continue reading Our Duty to Protect!
One of the things which has always frustrated me about libraries has been their formality. This is most easily identified in the typical image of the librarian. A mousy woman in a cardigan with a sour expression "shushing" library patrons. Forget that this woman easily surfed the complexities of huge reference collections and was conversant … Continue reading The Changing Library
It's been a hell of a week and as we move towards Friday I can't say I'll be sorry to see the back of it. The events in Charlottesville, Virginia have shocked people around the world as they rightly should. The reaction of the American President has been a travesty and only the most morally … Continue reading A Hell of a Week!
The most vulnerable person in your library is your patron!