Guiding Principles for a Future-Oriented Library

In order to provide the best academic library service that we can for U.S. Military Academy cadets, faculty, and staff, we seek to develop and inspire the best professionals we can across all areas of our service and support. We know that the quality of service we provide is directly related to the quality and […]

Living in Uncertain Times

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” — Alan Watts Changes are everywhere. The U.S. Army is undergoing a substantial and fundamental force reduction as we transition away from two long and active wars. The business model of higher education is under […]

The Days of Big Data

These are the days of big data. Humans are creating, sharing, and consuming more data and information today than at any time in history. In 1960, the typical American had access in their homes to 3.4 television stations, 8.2 radio stations, 1.1 newspapers, 1.5 recently published books, and 3.6 magazines. In a world of information […]