Tag Archives: ala

show us the numbers re: new librarian jobs

If the numbers are there, I’d like to see them. Otherwise this speculation about the graying of the profession doesn’t really seem to be fact-based. “ALA is still promoting the idea that we are approaching a librarian shortage and cannot … Continue reading

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two previews for you

1. new.nypl.org 2. americanlibrariesmagazine.org Both in beta. Both delicious improvements, in my opinion. Enjoy. Happy holidays!

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what’s happening from the middle of “banned books week” websites

Here are my old Banned Books Weeks posts: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008. I skipped 2005. I’ve been down with The Crud for the past few weeks. Not really sick, but not having a lot of … Continue reading

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some copyright visualization

With the Google Books settlement coming up, a lot of people have been talking about copyright. I think this is generally speaking a really good thing. Here are some useful visualizations that may help you get your head around it. … Continue reading

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a few new interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights

While I wish, as per usual, that the URL and the web page were friendlier and that I could see what changes were made, ALA has released a few more council-approved interpretations of the Library Bill of Rights, two new, … Continue reading

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