“it’s all about strategy not what you’re telling me”: Planned Strategy

I don’t love buzzwords but I do love strategic planning. Actually, I love plans in general. Strategy is whole other beast. Strategy forces us to choose specific decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. As someone who has never beaten anyone at a game of checkers in her life, perhaps my love of strategy… Read More “it’s all about strategy not what you’re telling me”: Planned Strategy

“that kind of luxe just ain’t for us”: A Makeshift Survey Instrument

As Special Collections prepares to undergo a massive collection survey during the summer of 2015 (the first since the big reorganization – whoa!) we’ve been wondering: exactly what kind of instrument do we want which will satisfy the descriptive needs of a very large, very diverse collection? There are many factors that go into surveying… Read More “that kind of luxe just ain’t for us”: A Makeshift Survey Instrument