Thursday, 18 December 2014

A Small Sign of Progress at LAC

Sean Graham, frequent researcher at Library and Archives Canada and PhD candidate in history at the University of Ottawa, tweeted out this photo of a new carpet installed in the second floor south reading room at 395 Wellington.

Sad to reflect that expectations of the institution sank so low that new carpet is tweetworthy.

The room has been underused for years. Let's look forward to the space becoming more functional, not just storage for obscure open shelf reference materials as previously.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The room used to have books of information filling the shelves and it was always accomdating researchers 24-7. The carpet was last changed in 1989 if memory serves so it is about time. Now if they can just get service back...