Tag Archives: policies

policies aren’t really policies if you don’t enforce them

Ed Bilodeau has a few words about food/drink/trash policies. If you feel that you must have them, enforce them. I am calling on librarians everywhere to pull yourself away from the Internet and take a few minutes every day at … Continue reading

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leaving des moines

note: new update from Des Moines PL and the architect’s office below the fold. Short form: “it would be appropriate to change the policy” I had a great time at the Iowa Library Association conference. I gave two talks and … Continue reading

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SAA’s Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy

Just a little “yay team” note, the Society for American Archivists has added language to their non-discrimination policy protecting people in “gender identity/expression,” “religion,” “sexual orientation,” and “veteran status” categories from discrimination. The policy is here with a strong support … Continue reading

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OCLC kerfuffle, summarized in a way I agree with

Stefano Mazzocchi has a summary of the issues in the new OCLC policy dispute. Worth reading, mostly free of handwaving. [thanks peter]

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unattended children @ your library

Mary Minow does a great summary of some library policies concerning unattended children over at the Library Law blog.

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