1. Corinne Hill: LJ’s 2014 Librarian of the Year →

    We knew Corinne Hill was destined to be a star back in 2004, when she was named an LJ Mover & Shaker. She had been a librarian for only eight years. A decade later, as executive director of the Chattanooga Public Library (CPL), she is the 2014 LJ Librarian of the Year, an award sponsored by Baker & Taylor. Hill’s career has climaxed in Chattanooga, where she has transformed what consultants June Garcia and Susan Kent called the “ugly, irrelevant, and mismanaged” public libraries of Hamilton County, TN, into the new and vibrant CPL. “She has fostered a culture of change and innovation that has affected nearly every aspect of the library,” says an August report in the Chattanooga Times/Free Press.

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    (Source: addtoany.com)

  2. hadro:

We are literally hacking together bits of a potential Digital Public Library of America #dpla (at Chattanooga Public Library)

LJ Executive Editor Josh Hadro is holding it down in Tennessee for DPLA’s Appfest.

    hadro:

    We are literally hacking together bits of a potential Digital Public Library of America #dpla (at Chattanooga Public Library)

    LJ Executive Editor Josh Hadro is holding it down in Tennessee for DPLA’s Appfest.