April 19, 2018

Planned New Library Shifts Closer to the Heart of Temple Campus

A new library planned for the north side of Temple University’s campus has been postponed, as administration officials work to find the new facility a home closer to the center of campus. The planned $190 million budget for the project, which includes a $50 million contribution from the state of Pennsylvania, will remain the same, though ambitions for it to become what one board member described as “a great living room for Philadelphia” may be scaled back under the new plan.

A Prediction-Free Symposium on the Future | From the Bell Tower

On 11/11/11, what some claimed was a good day for turning a new leaf, Library Journal held its second Future of the Academic Library Symposium, at Temple University. Attendees heard not a single presentation with the word “future” in the title. No predictions were made. No speaker warned the audience about the impending obsolescence of […]