Into the New Millennium: A Tale of Transformation

Pat Bozeman
2008 RBM A Journal of Rare Books Manuscripts and Cultural Heritage  
At the American Library Association's 2006 annual meeting in New Orleans, I was one of three panelists who participated in the Rare Books & Manuscripts Section's conference program entitled "Re-imagineering Special Collections: Building Designs and Considerations for the 21st Century."1 While I was reasonably comfortable with my understanding of Walt Disney Imagineering (from which our program title was taken),2 it was difficult to imagine that, in Special Collections at the University of
more » ... University of Houston Libraries, we had come up with anything so novel or different (let alone newly imagined or creative) to be called "imagineering." To me, imagineering means ground-breaking innovation . . .
doi:10.5860/rbm.9.2.307 fatcat:jj264rlarva23ninvzolznhbje