The Sheridan Libraries are featured prominently in this Nature article that examines not only the past and present library model, but takes us into a future role that incorporates data-management and scientific collaborations as primary tools in the continual re-invention of libraries. This should come as no surprise. For centuries libraries have played the role of data-overseer.
How refreshing it was to spend a little "quality Podcast time" with JHU President Daniels and co-Host Victoria Goode. All too seldom the conversational exchange of ideas becomes a luxury that's a bit MIA from our daily routines. It was a pleasure to speak with the President on the current and future status of Libraries. He not only referenced the Hopkins Libraries, but also of his recollection of time spent in Law Libraries.
President Ronald Daniels visits our Podcast and touches on the immediate and massive impact behind digitization, while also reflecting on the solitude behind the discovery we take with "real books".
01:35 - What do you see as the evolution of the Library? What changes appear to be the most drastic?