Posts Tagged ‘libraries’

We will explore the “massive revolution” over the past 15 years in how libraries operate, including their role as a neutral space to exchange ideas. No longer just book depots with “shushing” librarians, public libraries are in fact lively and interactive spaces that contend with issues of relevance to us all with accessible technology, focusing […]


Logan, Robert K. / McLuhan, Marshall The Future of the Library: From Electric Media to Digital Media Series: Understanding Media Ecology – Volume 3;  Year of Publication: 2016 PETER LANG: New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2016. XVI, 238 pp., num. b/w ill. ISBN 978-1-4331-3264-3 pb.  (Softcover) –  See http://goo.gl/nD7WKZ Book synopsis Originally […]


(The photograph above was taken by Josephine Smith in 1945 when Marshall McLuhan was 34 and teaching at Assumption College, now part of the University of Windsor; it was restored by the McLuhan Estate in 2012 and is copyright.) The Australian literary quarterly Island magazine (Issue 140) has just published a 6,000 word edited excerpt, abstracted from […]


The photograph above was taken by Josephine Smith in 1945 when Marshall McLuhan was 34 and teaching at Assumption College, now part of the University of Windsor; it was restored by the McLuhan Estate in 2012 and is copyright.  (Cover image added after the issue discussed below was published.) A previously unpublished manuscript by Marshall McLuhan […]