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Idea for now: Library Freedom Playbook

(note: this idea is not mine, I am merely running with it after it was mentioned on a mailing list I am on) In these weird times where people are very unsure who to trust and even less sure how … Continue reading

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a few late summer links

I’ve been scooting around a little bit lately and here are some things that have been crossing my virtual desk. I’ve also dealt with two wordpress issues [a hack! and an outdated sidebar navigation element] and I’ve upgraded to the … Continue reading

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Bernie Margolis

Bernie Margolis, ousted former head of Boston Public Library is starting a new job as the New York State Librarian. Keith Michael Fiels, executive director of the 67,000-member American Library Association, said Margolis has earned “a great deal of respect … Continue reading

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Fishy behavior with trust money at BPL

So after Bernie Margolis has his contract “un-renewed” the mayor of Boston is looking at seizing control of the moneys that make up the Boston Public Library’s trusts. This means that to spend money from the BPL trusts, the library … Continue reading

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BPL’s Bernie Margolis – contract not renewed

Bernie Margolis was on ALA Council with me and is one of my favorite library administrators. He’s taken some bold stances in favor of intellectual freedom, from resisting filtering to refusing to bow to government pressure to remove items from … Continue reading

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