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Not the Avengers of librarianship. Thoughts on the DPLA/White House/FirstBook/IMLS/ALA thing

It could have been the Avengers of librarianing. All these powerhouses working together to help increase low-income childrens’ access to good reading material. But I don’t think that’s how it worked out. Here are my thoughts on last week’s press … Continue reading

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asking for what you want, getting what you want

This has been a heady National Library Week for many librarians I know and me in particular. There’s been a lot of online agita and, unlike the way these things usually go, some things wound up changing for the better. … Continue reading

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Another victory for public and open access

If you paid for it, you should be able to read it. For publicly financed science research, the Obama administration agrees. I’m aware that this decision wasn’t just because of this We The People petition (which I signed) but it’s … Continue reading

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