Category Archives: Links

EveryLibrary Rapid Response Fund

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I love this idea. I have been a big fan of EveryLibrary since it started. They are doing good work for a good cause (libraries) and they are doing it in a smart way. Their latest effort, Rapid Response Fund, will allow them to help libraries at the 11th hour: “Our Rapid Response Fund is…

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Exploring Digital Libraries

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I was delighted to find a copy of Karen Calhoun’s Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects in my mail. While many may know of my more recent work around new librarianship, I spent a good amount of my time as a starting scholar in the world of digital libraries. One thing that always bothered me…

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EveryLibrary.org Libraries Get Their Own PAC

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Nope, that’s not PAC as in “Publicly Accessible Catalog.” That’s PAC as in “Political Action Committee,” and it is about time. I was very excited to hear about EveryLibrary. A PAC that it is dedicated to: …support these [local library funding] campaigns through non-partisan, pro-library voter education and get out the vote work. “We want…

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Beyond the Bullet Points: IFLA Code of Ethics

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IFLA just released “IFLA Code of Ethics for Librarians and other Information Workers” (you can read it here http://www.ifla.org/files/faife/publications/IFLA%20Code%20of%20Ethics%20-%20Long_0.pdf) and to call is disappointing is putting it mildly. There are few documents that so clearly represent a collection centric worldview. That is, libraries are collections, and librarians jobs are about maintaining (and circulating) that collection.…

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SU for School Librairans

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Here is a short video on the importance of school librarians Ruth Small, Barbara Stripling (vote Barb for ALA President), and I put together to support the lobby for school librarian in down state NY.

Twitter Digest for 2012-02-22

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-15: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-14: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13: Twitter Digest for … http://t.co/S0UdGJMG -> RT @librarianwilk: Elsevier has a right to charge what it can get away with. It doesn’t have a right to lie and defraud us. http://t.co/ … -> RT @FakeLibStats: Dewey Decimal System was meant to be a…

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-15

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-14: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12: Twitter Digest for … http://t.co/mF2DMq2n -> @jzamostny @askusnow @michaelkpate great job. And very frightening. in reply to jzamostny -> Twitter Digests: I have not been that active blogging these days, but I have been busy on Twitter. So I’m having… http://t.co/ETazHVFI -> @jzamostny…

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Twitter Digests

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I have not been that active blogging these days, but I have been busy on Twitter. So I’m having my Twitter digest publish to my blog (perhaps you have noticed). I’m working on the format and frequency (was daily, not trying a weekly Twitter Digest) so bear with me.

Twitter Digest for 2012-02-14

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Twitter Digest for 2012-02-13: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-12: Twitter Digest for 2012-02-11: RT @jill_hw: 10 thi… http://t.co/t8NQ1b5P 01:51:18, 2012-02-14 My distracting work environment “Ellen’s Dance Dare Featuring Otto The Orange: http://t.co/rC4QOOcU via @youtube” 10:19:17, 2012-02-14 cool http://t.co/XS0j6MXp 11:09:40, 2012-02-14 I ???? the #iSchoolSU because it knows it can’t just study or teach the world –…

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