Tag Archives: policy

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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what does a google policy fellow do?

I thought the Google Policy Fellowship was going to be for people studying Google policy, not people studying policy and funded by Google. In any case, many congrats Sarah Roberts, hope you enjoy your summer at ALA’s Washington Office.

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give OCLC some feedback?

I’ve been following the OCLC policy change stuff from the position of a vaguely interested observer. My local public libraries aren’t members and aren’t affected terribly much, but of course I think the policy changes are a step in the … Continue reading

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ALA’s Emily Sheketoff talks about library issues for the new administration

Emily Sheketoff is one of my favorite ALA employees to listen to. She always comes across as intelligent, sane and someone who has a deep and broad grasp of library issues in this new millenium including library technology issues. Here … Continue reading

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Where is my jetpack and/or fast internet?

People in Nova Scotia were familiar with the issues I raised about the left-behindness of those still using dial-up. If you were on dial-up five years ago, or even two years ago, you could hope that some websites were still … Continue reading

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