Posts Tagged ‘libraries’

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 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 […]

Kate Harrison, Island Marketing, 12.03.15 A previously unpublished manuscript by Marshall McLuhan – the founding father of modern media communications theory – has been uncovered. Written in 1976, with Robert K. Logan, the manuscript titled “The Future of the Library: An old figure in a new ground”, was to be the culmination of McLuhan’s work on […]