Barbara Fister

I'm a librarian who works at the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota and and a writer of blog posts, articles, grocery lists, columns, twitter posts, and mysteries


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Most Recent Articles

November 10, 2014
Why is it so hard to tackle big problems when the solutions seem so obvious?
November 5, 2014
We're so busy polishing the surface, we're too busy to see there's no there there.
October 29, 2014
In a world that combines austerity with an attention economy that comes without wages, do we really need to cite more stuff?
October 22, 2014
Open access to scholarship makes more sense than ever.
October 16, 2014
When assessment is framed around justifying return on investment, we have a conflict of interest. 
October 9, 2014
Librarians should let patrons know just how exposed they are - and fix the problem.
October 2, 2014
A roundup of various takes on the libel lawsuit against two librarians. 
September 23, 2014
We need to speak up for people who speak out.
September 18, 2014
When we talk about the future of libraries, we need to remember what we're doing to our planet.
September 9, 2014
Two things you can do for the Internet on September 10th.

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