The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report last week that criticized management of information technology at the Library of Congress.
Strong Leadership Needed to Address Serious Information Technology Management Weaknesses, U.S. Government Accountability Office. GAO–15–315 (Mar 31, 2015).
Here is a roundup of some of the news and commentary about the report:
America’s ‘national library’ is lacking in leadership, yet another report finds, By Peggy McGlone, Washington Post (March 31, 2015).
Watchdog: Library of Congress Lacks a Digital Blueprint – And Doesn’t Know How Much It Spends on Technology, By Jack Moore, NextGov (April 1, 2015).
GAO: Library of Congress continues to suffer poor IT management, By Stephanie Kanowitz, FierceGovIT (April 2, 2015).
Lawmakers want Library of Congress reforms but not librarian’s resignation, By Peggy McGlone, Washington Post (April 2, 2015).
Digital Neglect at the Library of Congress, By THE EDITORIAL BOARD, New York Times (April 5, 2015).