Katy Ginanni

  • Hunter Library, WCU

There are 7 included publications by Katy Ginanni :

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Champagne Wishes, Caviar Dreams: Incorporating E-readers into Leisure Reading While on a Beer Budget 2012 247 In the spring of 2010, staff at Western Carolina University’s Hunter Library began investigating how to use end of year funds. One of the chosen ideas was to experiment with circulating Kindles loaded with leisure reading titles. The pilot program wa...
Facilitating the Serendipitous Discovery of Information: Planning and Weeding the Fine Art Collection 2014 341 As many academic libraries face shrinking space, weeding collections has become a necessity. At Western Carolina University plans for a library renovation provided the opportunity to do a library-wide weeding project of the print collection. This art...
Mini-profile: a day in the life of a sales manager in Africa 2007 324 “South Africa? Wow, how exotic!”I’ve received this comment, or a variation on it,several times. But the truth of the matter is thatJohannesburg is a big, modernized city like manyof the ones you live in. True, the weather is near perfect:as we approa...
Op Ed — Ivory Tower vs. the Dark Side: A Rebuttal to “Joining the Dark Side" 2013 364 The April, 2012, issue of Against the Grain included an article by Laura Harris, “Joining the Dark Side,”1 which I read with interest.Harris described her transition from working in an academic library to working for Spring share, the developer and v...
SR Visits: Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library 2010 255 Built of the same Texas limestone used to construct the Alamo, the Daughters of the Republic ofTexas (DRT) Library shares ground with that famous structure. Although the state of Texas ownsthe building and the grounds on which it stands, the DRT owns...
SR Visits: The Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology 2005 388 Opened in 1946, the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, Missouri, is world renowned for its collections in science, engineering, and technology. Just as well known is the strong user orientation of its dedicated staff. While the library certainly coll...
Worlds beyond 2008 257 For several years, Trinity University has had a summer reading program. While everyone - students, faculty and staff - is encouraged to participate, the incoming first-year students are the primary targets so that they may have a shared literary expe...