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techstatic has launched

I’ve been writing more and travelling more this year in compensation for not doing teeny library work as much. One of my newer gigs has been as a reviewer for Rachel Singer Gordon’s new project The Tech Static, helping librarians … Continue reading

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linkdump for october ’08

Again, here are a set of things that maybe don’t need their own post but are worth letting people know about. Literal videos? Have you seen these? They are remixed videos where instead of the lyrics, you see captions or … Continue reading

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ALA moves towards more open library content.

Via AL Direct comes this good news press release from ALA. “Opening up American Libraries’ searchable PDFs at www.ala.org/alonline/ is just the first step toward making all future features and columns available on the site in HTML format in 2009,” … Continue reading

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new eyes on old organizations

I always try to read at least a few library student blogs, because I think having a new set of eyes on some of the things we’ve been doing for years is often useful. Graham Lavender just went to an … Continue reading

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Dear Ms. Patron – a librarian responds to a challenge

I thought this blog post containing a librarian’s response to a challenge to the book Uncle Bobby’s Wedding — an easy reader book that has a gay wedding in it — to be a model of responsiveness and informativeness and, … Continue reading

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